meetings to debate issues before making a final decision. In handling routine tasks, he was
The meeting agenda included a call to order, roll call, reading of the call, pledge of allegiance, some recognition of county members for service, announcements, and a time for public comment. This happened all within the first twenty minutes of the beginning of the meeting. Then the meeting switched over into having a few appearances, talking about department reports, resolutions in the county, ordinances, annual
The Board President called the meeting to order, and the board secretary did the roll call. The agenda was comprised of various reports and the secretary would go though each agenda item, beginning with the board secretary’s report, finance, personnel, listing of approvals for salaries that included names of staff/faculty, retirements, leave of absences, bills, travel, field trips, etc.
Board or Steering Group meetings to discuss strategic issues/direction. These meetings have a Chair person and the discussion and actions are recorded. Agendas and minutes
The board meeting was well run. The atmosphere was positive, supportive, inspiring and respectful. As you entered the boardroom, a table was set up with a sign-in sheet, agendas, handouts, and blue cards. The blue cards were for the public. If they desired to address the board concerning an agenda item, they must fill it out and submit it to the secretary.
The meeting had preplanned agendas concerning the planning staff and services to citizens. The types of services are residential, commercial, and industrial land use development ordinances. The meeting opened with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, call to order, determination of a quorum, to ensure all board members are present and adoption of minutes. The Chairman, Mr. Keith Williams, was the moderator and he was very polite and efficient, by giving citizens and local official the opportunity to speak. The atmosphere was very static, because there were great number of residents there awaiting their chance to speak about a certain zoning agenda (City of Gulfport,
This meeting started late due to a lack of council members and also audience. After, ten minutes a third member arrived and the meeting began, however the council skipped the first half of the agenda and jumped to Communications. Ten minutes after starting Communications, a fourth council member appeared and the meeting started all over to the beginning of the agenda. The meeting started over because the council could not approve the minutes and agenda without meeting its quorum. This kind of sucked the women presenting Communications because she had to repeat herself all over again. Communications consisted the presenter communicating with the board different people that were being appointed to different committees. This committees ranged from Keep Atlanta Beautiful to Water and Sewer Appeals
Provide a brief description of each of the meetings (how many people, set up of room, who was in charge, did everyone talk, how was meeting run, was it educational or support?)
The meeting was held in a conference room with an oval table and comfortable wheelie chairs. There was a white board in
Members of the Society appointed a thirty-member Board of Managers. Meeting weekly as the policy making section, an Acting Committee, consisting initially of five and later seven Board members was also implemented. Appointed by the Acting
Meetings can be used in different ways and can have different agenda’s to others. They can be used to inform, seek ideas, clarification, resolve problems, discuss proposals, settle disputes and take decisions.
I was surprised by the number of people in attendance at the meeting other than the board members. The board attorney, chief operations officer, chief academic officer, finance
At this point in the meeting, Chairman Hartlaub informed audience members they held an Executive Session prior to the meeting to discuss personnel issues.
The neighborhood council board members (16) run a monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month providing an open forum for public discussion. A Meet & Greet 30 minutes before the meeting begins occurs where locals are able to introduce themselves to board members, local, city, state and federal representatives. During this time members of the
This essay will be discussing two different situations where skills by social workers are needed when working with groups. I will define the term ‘group’ and will be reflecting on my own experiences of working within groups and what I have observed in regards to individuals, behaviours and group dynamics. My examples are drawn from two particular situations where I have been involved, which include a multi-professional meeting and residential home for children with disabilities. I will be drawing on knowledge from K216 materials and other sources.