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Saginaw Collaborative Board Meeting January 9, 2020 Present: Debbie, Roger, Dawn, Cathy, Vanessa, Joyce Call to order by the President at 6:32pm.There is not a quorum however upon Vanessa’s arrival the entire Executive Committee was in attendance. Agenda was present Minutes from last meeting will be reviewed for next meeting. Discussion of completion of the CAN role and Pam’s deliverables.We believe that the strategic plan was complete. The second grant we received was for fundraising and Pam had started this work. Vanessa arrived at 6:37pm. Forwarded emails from CAN to Dawn Old Business Grants – Dawn met with Huntington casually.There is no formal reply at this time. Dawn is going to follow up with the bank. At this point we do not know if we have received monies. Bill Aldridge - runs the Good Neighbors Mission and arrived at 6:42pm New Business Where do we want to go from here? Joyce Seals arrived at 6:46pm Bill suggested solar panels to help with heating. Dawn again reviewed the …
Saginaw Collaborative Board Meeting December 9, 2019 Present Joyce, Vanessa, Debbie, Roger, Dawn, Cathy. Charles is unable to attend tonight. Call to order by Secretary at 6:32pm as we have a quorum Meeting with the bank this week or next week. Jim did a good job with his presentation. Questions and answers with support to put in the proposal. A little over $400,000 to fix the roof, etc. Joyce indicated that the bank was very receptive. Jim Williams arrived at 6:35pm. Jim noted that there has been no word on any of the grants as of today – CDBG, Huntington Bank, Community Foundation.The grant to Consumer’s was not submitted.All of the paperwork is there and ready. No agenda was put together. Our discussion will be regarding the future of the Collaborative. Joyce is planning to give money ($2500) toward back rent this week on behalf of Good Neighbors. Check will be made out to the Saginaw Collaborative and will be provided for cashing by us on Thursday. CAN has sent a $4300 check that…

Saginaw Collaborative Meeting Minutes - November 7, 2019

Saginaw Collaborative, Inc. Minutes Attendance – Cathy Macomber, Jim Williams, Dawn Goodrow, Vanessa Brooks-Herd, Stacy, Roger Scovill, Debbie Missing – Charles, Joyce, Wardeen, Evelyn 1. Minutes – not available 2. Treasures Report – WTA will be paid tomorrow. Money is owed for the CAN grant. This will bring the balance down to approximately zero. Presbytery funds can be used for utilities and building expenses over and above the rents we are receiving. Conversations with tenants regarding rent now that we have a property agreement. Administrative Commission agreed with the idea that there should be a lease with option to buy related to the building so that grant funders know that we have that in place. Expecting language for this to be approved by November 15. We have drafts of rental agreements. Jim will get these to the tenants as well. Michelle from First Ward would like one of the after-school programs to be housed here. This would be another source of income through her grant f…

Saginaw Collaborative Meeting Minutes 9/19/2019

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Meeting called to order at 6:34pm by Jim Williams Roger, Vanessa and Jim met with the Presbytery in Mid-August. Set aside 100,000 to tear the building down. Anything that we would get would come out of that money and to get it we would have to promise them that we would not tear down the building. Next meeting is in December. Jim is recommending we sever our ties with the Presbytery. We focus on building the backbone organization, find places for our tenants, and spend the rest of the money on our bills (WTA and CAN) – Roger states there is $17,000 left. WAP has funded this project, which was their intention. No money has come from the Presbytery. Comments regarding the recommendation noted above – ·Agreement with recommendation ·Last administrative commission meeting which was after the meeting noted above, the conversation was that things have proceeded more slowly all the way around, in terms of our progress. Lack of CF grant in June was a setback.Their view w…
Saginaw Collaborative
Minutes 6/24/19
Sign in – C. Macomber, R. Scovill, J. Williams, V. Brooks-Herd, D. Davis
Guests – M. Jordan, P. Evans
Given that there is no quorum there are no minutes.
Saginaw Collaborative
Minutes 6/11/19
Sign in – M. Jordan, D. Davis, E. McGovern, P. Evans, T. Fairman, V. Brooks-Herd, J. Seals, J. Williams, R. Scovill, W. Talley, C. Macomber
Meeting was called to order at 6:30pm
Motion to nominate Wardeen Talley to membership of the board. Made by R. Scovill, seconded by D. Davis
We did not get the Saginaw Community Foundation grant. ·J. Williams spoke with the foundation. We are eligible for regular cycle SCF funds
Architecture report – today at 5:15pm it came. Estimate of $4 million ·Phase 1 - $400,000+·Phase 2 – 2.? Million·Phase 3·Going to a meeting with the architect on Thursday or Friday this week to discuss what has to be done and what can not be done. – Thursday at 10am at WTA office.
We may have to ask “are we committed to the building or are we committed to the cause”
J. Williams is now working for First Congregational in Saginaw as a part time pastor
Other items – Introduction to visitors M. Jordan and T. Fairman (MSW students from SVSU…
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Saginaw Collaborative, Inc. is excited to present our new organizational logo.  The logo was designed by HouseDesign Co., an Etsy organization.  Their website is https://www.etsy.com/shop/HouseDesignCo  Please consider using them in the future. They presented three great options and the Board was happy to choose this one as our logo: