Planning Meeting - August 2021


Knights of Columbus Council 13139

Planning Meeting

August 10, 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.

Pre - Meeting.

  • Officers Roll Call

  • All Officers were present except for the Warden. The Deputy Grand Knight, and Chancellor 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:

  • Brother Manz left a list of possible activities for each KofC Pillar. The Officers went through the list to identify which activities were actual done by the Council in the past. The identified activities are:

  • Faith: Building the Domestic Church Kiosk, Rosary Program, Altar Server Recognition/Scholarships, Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Parish Picnic.

  • Family: Family/Knight of the Month/Year, Keep Christ in Christmas, Family Week, Consecration to the Holy Family, Family Fellowship Breakfast, Family Bar-B-Que, Joint Christmas Party, Memorial Bricks for Deceased Members

  • Community: Habitat for Humanity, Disaster Preparedness, Free Throw Competition, Town of Jupiter Large Events, Town of Jupiter Monthly Dance Night

  • Life: Silver Rose, Novena for life, 40 Days for life, Funeral Planning Discussions, Tootsie Roll Drive.

  • The Grand Knight would like the Chairman fo each Pillar to determine 2 or 3 activities that would be appropriate for the council to pursue and get them established on the council calendar.

  • The GK asked if we should be keeping track of man-hours spent by members on council activities. Discussion indicated that we have traditionally used a tops down approach to estimating hours since the Officers and Directors have the best feel for effort expended on a project.

  • Financial Secretary Report:

  • Financials

  • Our Audit has been completed

  • revenues - $635

  • expenses - $0

  • In Treasury -$12,981

  • Trustees -

  • KofC Pillars .

  • Faith:

  • Buffet Breakfast -

  • Life:

  • Tootsie Roll Drive -

  • Family:

  • “Family of the Month” -

  • “Knight of the Month” - Larry McKay is selected as the Knight of the Month.

  • JTAA Christmas Parade -

  • Community*-

  • 500 Miles for Kids -

  • We would like to develop tools to allow this effort to go viral. A Facebook link that would allow people to share the activity would be very helpful.

  • Input from Jeff during the walk would be good content.

  • Free Throw Competition-

  • Good of the Order:

  • Recruiting/Retention

  • The Financial Secretary has sent out 22 letters to members who are 2 or more years delinquent in dues. Supreme indicates they will handle multi-year delinquents differently going forward. They will be placed in a separate council and will not count as council members so that we will not need to pay their assessment.

  • Brothers Davisson, McReynolds, and Hildebrand will see if a way of paying dues by credit card through our Square account can be added to the Council website.

  • Exemplifications

  • Standing Committees

  • Fund Raising -

  • Roger Dean Stadium -.

  • 4th Degree Report -

  • District Deputy Report/ Regional Rep - .

  • Field Agent Report -

  • Old Business -

  • New Business -

  • Motions-

Jim Hildebrand