Trinity College Meeting Agenda (8th)

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March 20, 2017 | 8pm | The Buttery

  1. Call to Order
  2. Reports
    1. Heads of College, Arts and NRA
    2. Finance Committee Chair
  3. Amendments to the TCDS Constitution (see document)
    1. Updating the Constitution to be gender neutral (also that our 2 first year representatives are no longer gendered roles as well)
      Motioned: Emily Shaw
      Seconded: Braden Kenny
    2. Making changes to play selection process
      Motioned: Emily Shaw
      Seconded: Braden Kenny
    3. Updating the description of the Publicist role (in the non-elected members section)
      Motioned: Emily Shaw
      Seconded: Braden Kenny
    4. Adding a new executive role of “Graphic Designer” to the non-elected member section.
      Motioned: Emily Shaw
      Seconded: Braden Kenny
  • Fiscal Policy Amendments
    1. Clarify wording of club funding clause: “organizations in their first calendar year of operation may not receive funding totalling more than $400” – Section III vi.
      Motioned: Liz Gross
      Seconded: Kendra Dempsey
    2. Add Section III vi: All clubs seeking funding from Finance Committee must report all sources of funding within their budget, including sources external to Trinity College and any that they plan to seek in the future. If external funding is received after the passing of their budget, the club must make Finance Committee aware of all of their sources of funding.
      Motioned: Liz Gross
      Seconded: Kendra Dempsey
    3. Add clause vii: Clubs may use a portion of their budget as honoraria or gifts for panelists/speakers in the form of charitable donations only with a ⅔ majority vote at Finance Committee
      Motioned: Liz Gross
      Seconded: Kendra Dempsey
    4. Add Clause III.viii: All clubs or groups that receive funding for inventoried items will be required to provide an update to the Finance Committee on the status of those items if requested, in order to receive funding for the upcoming year.
      Motioned: Liz Gross
      Seconded: Kendra Dempsey
  • SCCC
    1. Presentation from the SCCC Chair
    2. SCCC Proposals under $25,000 (requires one TCM vote to pass)
      1. Club Storage Lockers – $11,060
      2. Steam Tunnels Mural – $2,000
    3.  SCCC Proposals over $25,000 (requires two TCM votes to pass)
      1. Bike Storage – $32,800
      2. Abbott Room – $31,397
      3. Seamen and Rigby Room Renovations – $100,000 (diverted from previous year’s funds)
  •  Motions
    1. BIRT the President of Trinity College should acquire a Quad Couch immediately and if the Quad Couch is not acquired by this weekend, they shall be publicly shamed. If this does not happen by this weekend, the TCM Chair shall write a letter to the President in alternating fonts on official TCM letterhead and post it publicly as well as under the President’s door.
    2. BIFRT the couch should preferably be leather (or pleather)
  •  Other Business
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