Business Meeting Minutes - May 2021


Knights of Columbus Council 13139

Business (General) Meeting

May 18, 2021

Note: Minutes of our Business Meetings are supplied to all members of the council for review and comment. The minutes will not be read at the next regular meeting unless requested by a member. Please direct all corrections and additions to Jim Hildebrand jrpah@comcast.net

Recorders Note: This was a “stay at home’ meeting conducted over ZOOM. The meeting minutes were taken by Brother Hildebrand.

  • Pre - Meeting.

  • Officers Roll Call

  • All Officers were present except for the Chaplin. The Deputy Grand Knight, Chancellor, 1st year Trustee and Recorder positions are open.

  • Minutes -

  • Minutes form the March Business Meeting were approved.

  • Chaplain Report -

  • Guests and Dignitaries

  • The Field Agent was present.

  • Grand Knight Report:

  • Correspondence:

  • No significant Correspondence

  • Report:

  • The GK indicated that in his 90 days of Office he has found the council has a solid foundation, an hopes with the new year we can work on increasing the councils energy.

  • Upcoming events

  • See Tootsie Roll Report under Director Reports.

  • Officers Meeting Report

  • No motions were passed at the Officers Meeting

  • Financial Secretary Report:

  • The council sold 640 Florida State Raffle Tickets.

  • Financials

  • revenues ~ $525

  • expenses ~ $385

  • In Treasury ~$11,750.00

  • Trustees -

  • The Trustees have been asked to prepare a “Recommended list of Officers” for the next fraternal year. All current officers indicated they are willing to serve again next year. Brother Hildebrand indicted he is willing to serve as Recorder. It was agreed that Brother Cesarano should serve as the 3rd year Trustee instead of the Inside Guard.

  • Deputy Grand Knight and Director Reports:

(* committees are “Faith in Action” activities) .

  • Faith*:

  • Council

  • “Family of the Month” -

  • Mike Franklin and family was voted “Family of the Month” (see motions). The award will be presented at the 9:30 Mass on Sunday.

  • “Knight of the Month” -

  • Council Picnic

  • Life*:

  • Family*

  • Community*-

  • Food for Families-

  • Tootsie Roll Drive -

  • This year’s Tootsie Roll drive will start at the Farm’s Publix on the weekend of June 5th and 6th. The GK has coordinated with the store manager, and will follow-up with an e-mail. Brother McReynolds will obtain proof of insurance. Brothers Mcelhaney and McDonald will co-chair the drive. We will use the spread sheet that Brother Manz developed last year to sigh-up volunteers. An organizational meeting is being considered for next Monday.

  • JTAA Christmas Parade -

  • Free Throw Competition-

  • Good of the Order:

  • Recruiting/Retention

  • The GK would like to gain 25 new members next year, and believes approaching existing ministries and organizations would help the recruitment effort.

  • Exemplifications

  • Standing Committees

  • Fund Raising -

  • 4th Degree Report -.

  • District Deputy Report .

  • Field Agent Report -

  • Three council members attended the last insurance information night. We will get credit toward recruitment goals for the event.

  • May is disability income awareness month.

  • The FA has passed the series 65 qualifications, and can now offer Mutual Funds to members.

  • Old Business-

  • New Business -

  • Motion - Brother Davisson moved, and Brother Cesarano 2nd a motion that Mike Franklin and Family be the Family of the Month. Passed

Jim Hildebrand