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September 2019

The mission of the Maine Commission for Community Service is to foster and inspire community service and volunteerism to address critical needs in the State of Maine.

Notice of Regular Business Meeting

Thursday, September 26, 2019  

Maine Govt East Campus, 19 Elkins Lane Rm 110, Augusta, ME 04333
All business meetings are open to the public. The parking lot faces the Eastside Wellness Center and Harlow Building. Use Arsenal Street to enter the campus.

This link shows the location of the building on the campus.

Map for Driving Directions


10:00 Public Comment Period Pellenz
10:10 Swearing in New and Returning Commissioners Deadimus Justice
10:15 Call to Order Branham
10:17 Welcome, Announcements, Agenda Adjustments
1. Introductions
2. Quiz Answer
3. Announcements and Appreciations
     -- Resignations and ex-officio changes
4. Additions, Deletions, Changes to Agenda
5. Motion to approve the agenda
Consent Agenda
10:30 A. Minutes
Moved that the minutes of the Commission meeting on June 21, 2019 be approved.
B. Executive Committee
Moved that the report of the Executive Committee meetings for July 17, August 6, & September 3 be accepted.
C. Communications Task Force
Moved the report of the Communications Task Force meeting on August 14, 2019 be accepted.
D. Maine Service Fellows Task Force
Moved the report of the Maine Service Fellows Task Force meeting on July 18, 2019 be accepted.
Planning and Future Initiatives
 10:35 A. Adopt Commission meeting schedule 2019-2020
B. Embracing Volunteer Maine: schedule, scope of effort, Commissioner involvement

Business Reports
(Reports submitted are posted.)
10:55 A. Financial Oversight
1. Quarter report through July 2019
2. Other
11:00 B. National Public Policy issues
1. Report from ASC committee 
2. Other
11:05 C. Maine Service Fellows
1. Update - Development Associate starts Nov 1
11:10 D. Grant Selection and Performance
1. Schedule of competitions underway
11:15 F. MCCS Staff
1. Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference update
2. Highlights from federal meeting with states
3. October 11 program status
4. MCCS Disaster Services update
MCCS staff
11:30 G. CNCS Update TBD
Focus on Mission Responsibilities 
11:35 A. Status of Volunteer Generation Grant activities Ashmore
Business Wrap Up
11:55 pm A. Reminder: Complete meeting evaluation forms
B. Next meeting (November 1, 2019 -- Rm 110, MCCS Offices) 
C. Adjourn to board retreat