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Food Policy Council (FPC) Meeting on Mon, January 25, 2021 - 6:30 PM

Meeting Information: 

Monday, January 25, 2021

6:30pm to 8:30pm

1006 New Hampshire, Lawrence

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  1. Administrative Items  
    • Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
    • Approval of December meeting minutes  
    • Introduce new members:
      1. Jamie Knabe, County-appointed Agricultural Producer
      2. Laura McCulloch, Liaison, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health
    • Budget overview: $5,800 balance for 2021
      1. Consider allocating funding to send members to Regional Community Food Systems virtual event – Friday, February 12th, 10am-3pm. $20 / person.
  2. Public Comment
  3. Council Retreat Activities Part 1 led by Crystal Rozelle-Bennett, LMSW
  4. Member Updates
  5. Adjourn

Next Meeting: Retreat Part 2 - February 1, 2021, 6:30pm to 8:30pm | Location: Zoom and 1006 New Hampshire

Meeting Location: 
1006 New Hampshire, Lawrence or Zoom
Meeting Minutes: 

In attendance: Marlin Bates, Tamara Cash, Dietrich Earnhart, Melissa Freiburger, Elizabeth Keever, Jamie Knabe, Tyler Lindquist, Christina Ostmeyer, Rolf Petermann, Scott Thellman

Absent: Jeffrey Maiden, Heather McPeek

Guests: Laura McCulloch, Community Health Planner, LDC Public Health; Crystal Rozelle-Bennett, LMSW, Thryve, LLC

Staff: Kim Criner Ritchie

  1. Administrative Items  
    • Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
      1. Motion to approve by Elizabeth, second by Christina. Motion passes.
    • Approval of December meeting minutes  
      1. Motion to approve by Elizabeth, second by Christina. Motion passes.
    • Introduce new members:
      1. Jamie Knabe, County-appointed Agricultural Producer
      2. Laura McCulloch, Liaison, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health
        1. Pending Commission appointment.
        2. Laura is Community Health Planner, overseeing work on Chronic Disease Risk Reduction, which includes nutrition.
    • Budget overview: $5,800 balance for 2021
      1. Consider allocating funding to send members to Regional Community Food Systems virtual event – Friday, February 12th, 10am-3pm. $20 / person.
      2. Motion to approve funding for up to 5 registrations by Marlin, second by Elizabeth. Motion passes.
  2. Public Comment
  3. Council Retreat Activities Part 1 led by Crystal Rozelle-Bennett, LMSW
  4. Member Updates
  5. Adjourn
    • Motion to adjourn by Tamara, second by Christina. Motion passes.

Next Meeting: Retreat Part 2 - February 1, 2021, 6:30pm to 8:30pm | Location: Zoom and 1006 New Hampshire