MONTRÉAL CENTRE BRANCH
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
LA PLAZA, 420 SHERBROOKE STREET WEST
Patrick welcomed everyone and thanked them for coming.
Present: John Monti, Julia Laurent, Sandra Robalo, Luke McCrory, Patrick Sioui, Ronald Pétion, René Boudreau, guest: Steve Parent.
Absent: Marie-Lou Buteau.
2)READING AND ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
Moved by: Patrick Sioui Seconded by: John Monti
It was decided that Other business would remain open.
3)REVIEW OF AGM PRESENTATIONS
i)Regional Representative: Steve Parent summarized the report he will be presenting at the 2018 AGM. Key items are Phoenix, Negotiations and Staffing.
ii)President: Patrick gave an overview of his report. The main items are the visibility activities, grievances and consultation.
iii)Treasurer: John presented his reports.
iv)&Other: Nothing to report.
4)JOINT SUB-GROUP/BRANCH AGM - FINALIZATION OF PLANS
i)Ronald summarized the plans: We will have a microphone and projector, and the music will be provided through a volunteer's phone. Patrick offered to do it. We are expecting between 65 and 70 participants.
5)SUMMARY OF UPCOMING ACTIVITIES SUCH AS L&LS ON PHOENIX
i)Julia summarized the invitation email she received from PIPSC regarding a session that will allow us to give Lunch and Learns on the Phoenix situation.Patrick is going to sign up.
6)FINANCIAL REPORTS, MONTRÉAL CENTRE BRANCH - JOHN MONTI
John presented his report and made suggestions for his presentation at the 2018 AGM.
We discussed union renewal.We will have to recruit more aggressively in 2018.
i)No other business was discussed.
Julia moved that the meeting be adjourned. Seconded by Ronald.