Pastoral Council Minutes, February 22, 2022
Present: Joe Barber, Nathan Heitz, Father Doug Wathier. Zoom: Elizabeth Ansberry, Elaine Lawer. Not Present: Kris Dunkin, Wayne Green
Finance Council – Feb 22, 2022 No Nov-Dec meetings.
Present: Kelly Flege, Steve Phyfe, Becky David, Becky Willson, Becky David, Joe Barber, Fr Doug Wathier. Also present: Tab Ray, Dixie Jacobs.
Monthly Financials: Offertory continues to be strong. The second half of taxa will be paid end of Feb or Mar. The income or growth on the religious education endowment was $17,492, and was reinvested in the endowment. No extraordinary expenses to report. Steve made a motion to accept the financials as presented; Becky D seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
Bequest Update: The inventory lists the values as:
Property $156,110 / Stocks & bonds $47,390 / Notes/Cash $32,706 / Misc property $10,000. Total $246,207
Phase 2 Building Update: Tab presented the preliminary plan for the addition, which includes a covered south entrance with glass panels for wind protection, 3 classrooms, 2 conference rooms, and 2 restrooms for an estimated $1.5 million. A 4th classroom could be added, if fundraising comes in higher than expected, for a total of $1.7 million. This includes a 10% contingency. The parish will need to present the plan at the Archdiocesan Building Commission for their approval, then parish town hall meetings can be scheduled, and the capital campaign will begin. Bids will be acquired in Jan-Feb 2023 and construction potentially to begin spring-summer of 2023. Steve made a motion to recommend the presented preliminary plans to the pastoral council and to proceed with a capital campaign fundraiser after Archdiocesan approval of the plans. Becky D. seconded the motion; the motion passed unanimously.
Roof Update: The building and grounds committee recommendation to replace the nave shingles and the section over the mechanical room that has a leak for $37,086 by JS Builders. Kelly made a motion to go the building and grounds recommendation, and to use the building savings set aside for the roof. Steve seconded the motion; the motion passed unanimously.
Mar 15 Meeting: Budgeted endowment withdrawal, estate update, Phase 2 update, 2022/23 budget items for building and grounds and personnel. Meeting adjourned.
Social Justice Meeting Minutes, February 14, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m.
Present: Lindsey Kuhlmann, Phil Paladino, Wayne Green, Jan Kriener, Ted Mulert, Becky David, Val King
Opening Prayer at 7:05 - Ted
5. Ted, Wayne, and Jan will check schedules and availability to speak after the masses on March 5 and 6. They will coordinate schedules. Phil will verify with Fr. Doug.
6. We have discussed in the past doing an educational program periodically. What could we offer? Let’s keep thinking of what we might do. One suggestion is to piggyback with the group meeting at the brewery and present a topic at one of those gatherings.