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September 2016


Meeting Notice

DATE: Friday, September 16, 2016 
TIME: 10 am - 12 pm


LOCATION: Conference Room, Klahr Holocaust Center, Univ of Maine Augusta, 46 University Drive, Augusta, ME 04330
All business meetings are open to the public. The closest parking is the lot in front of the Randall Student Center. This link goes to a map of the campus layout.

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Agenda

Time

Topic Leader
10:00 Public Comment Period  Portela
10:10 Call to Order Portela
10:12 Welcome, Announcements, Agenda Adjustments
1. Introductions 
2. Announcements
3. Quiz Answer 
4. Additions or Deletions to Agenda
Portela
Focus on Mission/Responsibilities
 10:15 A. AmeriCorps Launch and National Service Outreach project
B. New CNCS award announcements
C. Other
Brewer
Crofton
Business Reports
(Reports submitted are posted.)
 10:30  A. Minutes 
1. June
Portela
10:35 B. Executive Committee
1.  Accept August and August special reporst (affirm decisions)
2. September meeting notes posted. Respond to any clarifications requested.
Portela
10:40 C. ASC Update
1. Public policy news
2. Need to designate M Ashmore as Maine voting delegate at annual assembly
3. Other
Holmes
11:00 D. Grant Selection and Performance 
1. Summer business and upcoming priorities
2. Call for peer reviewers
3. Other
Wihry
11:20 E. Excellence and Expertise 
1. Meeting notes posted. Respond to any clarification requests.
Wentworth
11:22 F. Public Information and Education/ Public Policy 
1. Report from meeting on 9/13
Portela
11:30 G. Blaine House Conference Planners
1. Update
Wihry
11:35 H. CNCS Regional Office update Hite
11:40 I. MCCS Staff 
1. Service Enterprise cohort involving Commission Staff
2. Staff work plans and priorities through January
Crofton/Ashmore
Planning and Future Initiatives
11:45 A. 2016-2017 meeting schedule
B. Retreat logistics and location (Oct. 20/21)
C. Renew authorizaton for Exec Committee to act on behalf of board if needed between meetings
D. Maine Volunteer Foundation update
Portela, et al
Business Wrap Up
11:50 A. Adjourn to Task Force Work Sessions
1. Reminder: Complete meeting evaluation forms 
2. Next business meeting is October __, 2016- Conference Room 110, 19 Union Street, Augusta, ME
Portela