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The Charleston WV Area Local #133 will be conducting the Regular Monthly Meeting for March 20, 2021 @ 7:00 PM.

 

 

According to the Charleston, West Virginia Area Local #133,

Voting on attached Constitutional By-Laws changes at the March 20, 2021 Regular Monthly Meeting @ 7:00 PM. We will also be taking nominations for Delegates to the State Convention for April 29, 2021- April 30, 2021 which will be held by Zoom conferencing.

 

 

The meeting will be held at 711 Bigley Ave.

Charleston, WV 25302

 

 

There will be a $25.00 door prize.

The bonus drawing is $250.00.

ALL MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

 

Charleston Area Local #133

Regular Monthly Minutes

February 20, 2021

 

 Opening of Meeting

 Craig Brown called meeting to order at 8:00 AM, Saturday, February 20, 2021.

 

Allegiance to Flag

 Chris Smith led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Officers Present

 President – Craig Brown Vice President – Doug Butler Treasurer – Chris Smith Secretary Eustacia Wriston Clerk Craft Director – Tim Thompson Assistant Clerk Craft Dir. - Amy Haga

Motor Vehicle Craft Dir.- Melissa Monday

 

There were 9 members present.

 

Reading of Minutes

 Eustacia Wriston read the monthly minutes for January 2021.

Motion to accept the minutes for January as read was made by Chris Smith.

Seconded by Tim Thompson.

Motion Passed

 

Treasurer's Report

 Chris Smith read the Treasurer's Report for January 2021.

Motion to accept the Treasurer's Report for January 2021 as read was made by Tim Thompson.

Seconded by Amy Haga.

Motion Passed

 

Bills and Communications

 Doug Butler read the following bills and communications.

 

Letter from Karen Wolver, Auxiliary to APWU

Human Relations Project has been Fisher House 2018-2021. Asking all locals for donations to help support Fisher House. For more information about Fisher House program go to: www.apwuauxiliary.org . To ensure recognition at the National Convention, please have donations sent in no later than July 15th.

Letter from WVPWU President Sinikka Melvin

WVPWU Executive board has opted to go online for the state convention. Training will be Thursday April 29th in the morning. Normal business start

time will now start in the afternoon of the 29th and go into Friday April 30th. Legislative director Glenn Wilson sadly made the decision to resign. Chris Black was unanimously voted by the executive board to fill the legislative director position. There will be a portion of the convention dedicated to Gary Shorter so if you have any pictures you want to share please send them in.

 

 

 

 

New Members

 

Richard Thompson

Dylan Turner

Jimmy Petry

Brandon Johnson

Catherine Carry

Erica Huffman

Kimberly Algee

 

 

Drop Outs

 None

 Special Committees

  None

 Standing Committees

 Constitution By-Law Committee:

Amy Haga, Chris Smith, Eustacia Wriston, Craig Brown, Doug Butler, Melissa Monday, Tiffany Copley, Jeremy Clem, Danny Clark, and Tim Thompson. Meeting on February 24, 2021 at 5:30 PM

 

Unfinished Business

 February 23, 2021 Zoom Workshop for Executive Office Training was canceled will substitute to the new date when announced.

 

New Business

 Doug Butler made a motion to send the Vice President and Treasurer to the Secretary of Treasurers Fiduciary Training for February 10,2021 paying loss time for up to 8 hours.

Seconded by Amy Haga.

Motion Passed

 

Doug Butler made a motion to send the President, Vice President, and Treasurer to the Department of Labor LM Training on February 24th from 1pm-4pm paying loss time for up to 8 hours.

Seconded by Chris Smith.

Motion Passed

 

Doug Butler made a motion to purchase QuickBooks Pro 2021 spending up to $1,000.00.

Seconded by Amy Haga.

Motion Passed

 

Tim Thompson made a motion to pay the Tour 1 stewards (Tim Thompson, Brenda Matheny, and Alexis Pratt) 8 more hours of lost time for the Basic Steward Training on February 11, 2021.

Seconded by Doug Butler.

Motion Passed

 Amy Haga made a motion to pay loss time for up to 16 hours for Clerk Craft Director and 1 person of their choosing to clean up the files in the office and shred documents.

Seconded by Chris Smith.

Motion Passed

 

Chris Smith made a motion to pay the shredding company to come in and shred the documents up to $1,000.00.

Seconded by Tim Thompson.

Motion Passed

 

Open Forum

 Need a list of agenda items for a labor management meeting.

Vote in March for delegates to go to the state zoom convention.

 

Adjournment

 Motion to adjourn was made by Chris Smith.

Seconded by Tim Thompson.

Motion Passed

 

The $25.00 door prize winner Brenda Matheny.

The $250.00 bonus number was 193, Freda Gail Hill, who was not present.

The next Union Meeting will be held on March 20, 2021, at 7:00 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Eustacia Wriston, Secretary, APWU Local #133

 

 

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Old Language: Article XI Duties of Officers

SECTION 4. Secretary-The secretary shall keep a correct and impartial record, of the proceedings of this area local and carry on such correspondence as the affairs of the area local dictate. The secretary shall record each meeting on the cassette recorder provided and will use said tapes to assist in preparing the minutes of each meeting. Tapes of each meeting shall be retained for a period of 120 days after said meeting. No communications carried on by the area local may be regarded as official unless a signed copy of the dispatched communication and reply are given to the secretary for filing. All original copies of incoming correspondence and copies of outgoing correspondence and original copy of minutes shall be maintained at the union office. The secretary shall make a report of the preceding meeting at each meeting of the area local. A draft of each meeting will be posted on bulletin boards fourteen (14) days after meeting. A typewritten copy of the minutes shall be given to the president and treasurer within fourteen (14) days after the meeting. The copy of the minutes will include a copy of the sign-in sheet as well as a copy of correspondence that will require further action by the president or treasurer.

 

New Language: Article XI Duties of Officers

SECTION 4. Secretary-The secretary shall keep a correct and impartial record, of the proceedings of this area local and carry on such correspondence as the affairs of the area local dictate. The secretary shall record each meeting on the digital recorder provided and will use said files to assist in preparing the minutes of each meeting. Files of each meeting shall be retained for a period of 120 days after said meeting. No communications carried on by the area local may be regarded as official unless a signed copy of the dispatched communication and reply are given to the secretary for filing. All original copies of incoming correspondence and copies of outgoing correspondence and original copy of minutes shall be maintained at the union office. The secretary shall make a report of the preceding meeting at each meeting of the area local. A draft of each meeting will be posted on bulletin boards fourteen (14) days after meeting. A typewritten copy of the minutes shall be given to the president and treasurer within fourteen (14) days after the meeting. The copy of the minutes will include a copy of the sign-in sheet as well as a copy of correspondence that will require further action by the president or treasurer.

 

 

Constitution and By Law Committee                        X  Accepted       __ Denied

 

 

 

Old Language: Article XI Duties of Officers

SECTION 13. Human Relations Director They shall represent the area local in civic and community service programs, shall be authorized at the expense of the area local to send expressions of sympathy to a member who suffers a death in their immediate family. Such expressions shall be a bible and a choice of flowers or donations of equal amount to a charity of the family's choice, shall coordinate all annual activities as authorized by the President.

 

New Language: Article XI Duties of Officers

SECTION 13. Human Relations Director They shall represent the area local in civic and community service programs, shall be authorized at the expense of the area local to send expressions of sympathy to a member who suffers a death in their immediate family. Such expressions shall be a choice of flowers or donations of equal amount to a charity of the family's choice, shall coordinate all annual activities as authorized by the President.

 

 

Constitution and By Law Committee                        X  Accepted       __ Denied

 

 

Old Language: Article XII Conventions, Conferences, Seminars, Schools and Training

SECTON 1-National Conventions: Members of the Executive Board shall have first call. A maximum of five (5) delegates shall attend the National Convention at full expense if authorized by the membership. The Area Local President shall be an automatic delegate representative. Nomination will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the number authorized an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes. A maximum of four (4) delegates shall attend the National Conventions at full expense, minus lost time, if authorized by the membership. Nomination will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the number authorized an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes. Additional delegates shall attend the National Conventions at their own expense, except registration fees, if authorized by the membership. Nominations will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the total amount authorized by the National Constitution and By - Laws, then an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes.

 

New Language: Article XII Conventions, Conferences, Seminars, Schools and Training

SECTON 1. National Conventions: Members of the Executive Board shall have first call. A maximum of six (6) delegates shall attend the National Convention at full expense if authorized by the membership. The Area Local President shall be an automatic delegate representative. Nomination will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the number authorized an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes. A maximum of four (4) delegates shall attend the National Conventions at full expense, minus lost time, if authorized by the membership. Nomination will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the number authorized an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes. Additional delegates shall attend the National Conventions at their own expense, except registration fees, if authorized by the membership. Nominations will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the total amount authorized by the National Constitution and By - Laws, then an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes.

 

 

Constitution and By Law Committee                        X  Accepted       __ Denied

 

 

 

Old Language: Article XII Conventions, Conferences, Seminars, Schools and Training

SECTION 2. State Convention: No preference on first call. The Area Local President shall be an automatic delegate representative. A maximum of six (6) delegates shall be authorized to attend the State Convention at full expense, if authorized by the membership. Nominations will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the number authorized, an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes. A maximum of seven (7) delegates shall be authorized to attend the State Convention at full expense minus lost time, if authorized by the membership Nominations will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the number authorized, an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes. Additional delegates shall attend the State Conventions at their own expense, except registration fees, if authorized by the membership. Nominations will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the total amount authorized by the State Constitution and Bylaws, then an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes.

 

New Language: Article XII Conventions, Conferences, Seminars, Schools and Training

SECTION 2. State Convention: No preference on first call. The Area Local

President shall be an automatic delegate representative. A maximum of seven (7) delegates shall be authorized to attend the State Convention at full expense, if authorized by the membership. Nominations will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the number authorized, an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes. A maximum of seven (7) delegates shall be authorized to attend the State Convention at full expense minus lost time, if authorized by the membership Nominations will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the number authorized, an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes. Additional delegates shall attend the State Conventions at their own expense, except registration fees, if authorized by the membership. Nominations will be taken from the letters submitted or a member present at the meeting. If the delegates nominated exceed the total amount authorized by the State Constitution and Bylaws, then an election will be held by secret ballot to determine those delegates. Those nominated and not elected will be alternates in order of votes.

 

 

Constitution and By Law Committee                        X  Accepted       __ Denied

 

 

Old Language: Article XVI Expenditures

SECTION 2.J. A drawing for all members in good standing will be made at the regular monthly union meeting, at which time a cash prize starting at $100.00 will be given away. If the member is not present during the drawing at the regular monthly union meeting, then the prize will be increased by $25.00 until it is won, up to a maximum of $250.00. It will stay at $250.00 until it is given away, then it will begin at $100.00.

 

New Language: Article XVI Expenditures

SECTION 2.J. A drawing for all members in good standing will be made at the regular monthly union meeting, at which time a cash prize starting at $100.00 will be given away. If the member is not present during the drawing at the regular monthly union meeting, then the prize will be increased by $25.00 until it is won, up to a maximum of $500.00. It will stay at $500.00 until it is given away, then it will begin at $100.00.

 

 

Constitution and By Law Committee                        X  Accepted       __ Denied

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