Officer Meeting Minutes - May 2021


Knights of Columbus Council 13139

Officers Meeting

May 11, 2021

Note: Minutes of our Officers Meetings are supplied to all Officers for review and comment. They are then posted on the Council Website. The minutes will not be read at the next Officers meeting unless requested by an Officer. 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 Jim Hildebrand.

Pre - Meeting.

  • Officers Roll Call

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

  • Chaplain Report -

  • The meeting was opened and closed with a prayer.

  • Guests and Dignitaries

  • None

  • Grand Knight Report:

  • Correspondence:

  • No significant correspondence.

  • Report:

  • The GK reported that the “Walk for Wheelchairs” that his son Jeff is planning will be conducted at the Bayonne Gulf Club from mid August through September. Jeff has permission from his supervisor for the walk but is working to get written permission from the club. The GK is working with the wheelchair chairman to find ways to allow supporters to contribute to the walk on line.

  • Council elections will be in June. We will open the floor to nominations during the May Business Meeting. The Trustees will prepare a list of recommended Officers for the council to consider.

  • The GK plans to touch base with Walmart and The Farms Publix concerning this years Tootsie Roll Drive. Hopefully we can get on their calendar. We will follow with letters to each to confirm dates.

  • The GK reminded Father Don that the Knights are available to help him at any time.

  • Financial Secretary Report:

  • Financials

  • revenues ~

  • expenses ~

  • In Treasury ~$11,040

  • Trustees - No report

  • Deputy Grand Knight and Director Reports:

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

  • Faith*:

  • Buffet Breakfast -

  • Council

  • “Family of the Month” -

  • “Knight of the Month” -

  • Life*:

  • Family*

  • Community*-

  • Food for Families-

  • Tootsie Roll Drive -

  • JTAA Christmas Parade -

  • Free Throw Competition-

  • Good of the Order:

  • Recruiting/Retention

  • We have 3 prospective new members. Brother McDonald knows one of the candidates and will reach out to him.

  • The GK would like us to to focus on recruiting younger members during the next fraternal year.

  • Exemplifications

  • Standing Committees

  • Fund Raising -

  • Roger Dean Stadium -.

  • 4th Degree Report -

  • District Deputy Report/ Regional Rep - .

  • Field Agent Report -

  • Old Business -

  • New Business -

  • The American Legion will be putting out flags at the cemetery for Memorial Day. They are looking for volunteers. Check with Paul Davisson if you can help.

  • Motions-

  • None

Jim Hildebrand