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Minutes Up!

Minutes from the exec meeting on 19.10.2014 were approved and are now up - check them out for updates about the Publicity Officer (currently being trialled), new suggestion boxes, the new Charities Exec and loads more!

Yesterday things discussed included the clarification of applying for finances, upcoming college events (inc. Halloween Bop,Informal Ball and Fireworks!) and the brand-new Media Comm. Full minutes will be up once approved next week.

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Exec Minutes Up!

Thanks to John for minuting the meeting on May 18th which I could not attend.


Things were quite short due to exams, but items discussed include: the opening of the cafe, the SU motion of disapproval at 'blacking up', various plans for Phoenix Ball, Grey Day and the Sports Day Extravaganza (be excited!) and falling debt to the JCR.

This Sunday just gone was another short meeting. We discussed:
-the outcomes of Trust and College Council meetings
-Student Trustee elections
-Frep applications
-an upcoming welfare campaign

Full minutes will be posted once they've been approved at the next meeting!

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Latest Exec Minutes up!

Full Exec Minutes from 11/5/2014 have now been posted - colourful and condensed mini-minutes are on the first page. 


We discussed lots of exciting things coming up post-exams, such as Army Bop, Strictly and Phoenix Ball, as well as developments with Charities, and plans to keep services open over exams, so check the minutes out for detail of any of those things!

In this afternoon's Core meeting, stuff brought up in Officers Reports include: 
-confirmed purchase of Dining Hall PA and fencing
-health and safety procedures are being secured for Phoenix Ball, Grey Day and the Sports Day Extravaganza
-seating plan for Phoenix Ball is now available
-Phoenix Ball payments are going well, and Grey Day payments will begin this week
-debt to the JCR is at its lowest in five years!

(full minutes will go up after they've been approved at the next meeting)

Good luck with exams everyone!

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Finance Comm. and JCR Meeting Minutes from last term.

Hi everyone!


Just to let you know that some minutes Courtney did last term have now been approved and uploaded:

-5 sets of Finance Comm minutes.

-9/3/2014 JCR Meeting minutes - that was the massive one with 7 elections, 6 motions, 3 end-of-office reports, and 5 husted positions with 15 candidates!

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Exec Minutes!

Hi Grey - minutes from last week's Exec Meeting are now available on the blog for you to take a look at! They'll be going up each week once they've been approved by the exec. In these we discussed plans for a new website, the refurbishment of Fountain's Hall, the new barbeque, and loads more, so be sure to check the notes out if you want to know more about any of that. 

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Exec and JCR minutes uploaded and up to date

Hey Grey!


I've recently uploaded the minutes from the last few Exec and JCR meetings for you - go to the Secretary's Blog to take a look :)

Laura x

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Exec minutes up

The minutes from the Exec meeting last week (28th October, 2012) are now available on the website xx

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Exec minutes from last week now up!

Minutes from Exec meeting on 21st October 2012

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JCR and Exec Meeting Minutes Now Availab

Hey Grey, 


I've just posted the Exec and JCR meeting minutes from 14th October, feel free to take a look!

Here are the mini-minutes from the JCR meeting for you all, just as a quick update:

·        All Exec and Ex-Officio members were present for the meeting, no apologies for absences.

No announcements were made.

Previous minutes approved on a general ‘aye’, with no issue arising from these minutes.

·         Officers gave their reports – much praise for all involved in helping out during Freshers Week. No questions were asked of Officers.

·         Elections: Elected 3 Members to Finance Comm; 4 Members to Food Comm; Vegetarian Rep to Food Comm; Self-Catered Livers-In Rep; Students Abroad Rep; Commander in Chief of the Grey Army. Positions of Finalist Rep and IT Officer roll over.

 All of the following motions were passed: constitutional motion to set up Grey College Running Club; motion to create Grey College Volleyball Club; motion to replace Grey College JCR TV; financial motion to purchase 20 new music stands (£105); financial motion for the JCR to fund Grey Basketball Club’s purchase of a new all-weather hoop and some new basketballs (£590 outside of existing budget).

Husts for Ball Chair took place. Hannah Greenshields and Jess Hodson Walker achieved quota and were elected (announced on Monday 15 October).


Laura xx

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Exec Minutes Now Up

Evening all, 

The minutes from the last exec meeting are now available to view under the Secretary's Blog. 

General overview:
 - Phil spoke about a new student photographer coordinator, which most people agreed was a good idea. He is to look into writing a job description for this role.
 - We agreed to spend £144.84 on two new stools, a bin and a new till for the shop.
 - GITC issue was discussed, Josh Turner is in discussion with various university bodies/individuals and will report back to us.
 - The JCR Meeting dates have been amended to the 10th and 17th June.

That's all folks! 

Mully xx

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New Minutes

Hi everyone, hope you're all well.


While we're in the middle of finding a new Secretary for the JCR I'll be filling in. If you are interested in going for the position please speak to either myself or (probably more wisely) Pippa Harris.

This means that if you want anything sent round to the JCR you can send it my way and I'll pass it on. 

The new minutes are up from the last Exec Meeting (Blogs > JCR Secretary > Show > Exec Minutes) so take a peek. They will be e-mailed around as well, along with the mini-minutes.

Cheers

Mully 

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Mini Minutes!

Hi there everyone! Here are this week's mini-minutes :)



Josh had a meeting with the Vice Chancellor where the topic of 38 week lets came up - it was very productive, and some miscommunications were cleared up

The university wants the JCR to charge VAT on the levy, which would cost a considerable about of money - but as we're a charity, this may not have to apply

Sam told us about the DSU's development plans, which include making it more wheelchair friendly, and more attractive

There was a discussion on how JCR meetings could be made shorter and more efficient (and if you have any ideas, do send them to Michael Greig, we'd all very much appreciate it!)

The discussion on whether Grey Matter should receive JCR funding was put on hold until next term, as it was rightly pointed out that freshers have never seen an issue so won't be able to properly engage in discussion

Have a fabulous week!  Pippa  xxx


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Mini Minutes!

Hi hi everyone! Here are the mini-minutes from my email this week :)

In the near future we'll be getting a PDQ machine in college, to be used for events like formals - this is cheaper than cheques, as cheques being lost, for example, are costing the JCR a fair bit of money

At the JCR meeting the Grey in the Community society was established; this is for Grey students who want to get involved with some voluntary work, such as working with disabled children

The idea of having a sabbatical treasurer is being considered; having become a registered charity, the Treasurer's workload will go up, and it's much more important to have our finances in order now as well

Because of the Jubilee Project, the capacity of some college buildings is temporarily reduced (because of losing fire exits), and so there are some concerns about the timing or location of Informal Ball, which are being thought through

The JCR are considering buying our own vending machine, which we could stock and price ourselves (so hopefully reducing prices); it could also have things like condoms in, from welfare, rather than just food

Have a lovely week!  xxx

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