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AGENDA


Full Council Meeting

1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

OSCIL, 1944 Warwick Ave, Warwick, RI

02889


 

 

1. Welcome and Introductions

 

2. Approvals:

 

December 9, 2016 minutes

April 6, 2016 minutes

 

To allocate funds to attend this Upcoming event:

1. NCIL Conference: Sunday, July 24 thru Thursday, July 28

 

3. OSCIL Report

 

4. Finance Committee:

 

Formed at last meeting. Kathy, Barbara R. and Lorna.

Discussion of Council input in development of SPIL Resource plan for FY17 -FY 19.

 

5. Membership Issues

Present Membership Committee Status: Margie Molloy volunteered to be on committee. Need 2 more members.

 

1. Recruitment Protocol and Procedures. Discuss. What do we currently have?

 

Resignation of Secretary: Need to elect a replacement.

 

Necessary to appoint a member to sit as an ex officio member on the Governors Advisory Council for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Must be Chair or designee. This is by regulation. (RIGL 40-9-3)


 

Necessary to have at least one representative from RI SILC to be on the State Rehabilitation Council. Must be Chair or other designee. Currently we are okay. (34CFR 361.17}

 

Membership recommendations:

 

 

 

6. Establish Ad Hoc Committees

 

Bylaws Review and Policies and Procedures development

 

Training Manual update as needed.

 

7. Council signers and approval process As referenced in ARTICLE X: Section Three. Checks and Negotiable Instruments.

 

8. TBI Conference Report: Mailed out to membership on April 7, 2016

 

 

9. State Plan Committee Report:

 

GCD Commissioners met on April 11 and unanimously approved becoming DSE.

 

 

Necessity of requesting an extension

 

Discussion on Council input of goals for SPIL

 

10. Announcements

Next meeting: State Plan Meeting April 27, 2016 2 to 4 PM

Open House: Warwick Public Library, May 18, 2 to 4:30 PM

Full Council Meeting: OSCIL June 15, 2016 1 to 3 PM

 

11. Adjourn

 

 

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