Vestry minutes – August 2, 2015 meeting

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Vestry Meeting
August 2, 2015
Present: Gregory Anderson, Jack Bolerjack, Annette Duff, Pat Hollifield, Gil Kleinwechter, Elizabeth Mason, DJ Mitchell, Cyndy Sulots, Jim Wilson; the Rev Scot McComas, Rector; Glenda Morehead, Clerk; Treasurer, Doug Watson.
Not present: Bob Bess, Charles Busey, Courtney Mullaney.
Guest: Cindy James, Director of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal School.
A called meeting of the Vestry of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church was held Sunday, August 2, 2015, in the Library. The meeting opened with prayer by the Rector at 12:34 PM. The meeting was called for two purposes: to consider the bids received for playground upgrade including the installation of irrigation needed for the playground area and to consider salary adjustments for members of the school staff.
Salary Adjustment for School Director
Prior to the arrival of the school director, the Rector recommended the salary of the Director of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal School be increased by 5%, resulting in a total of approximately $42,000.00 for the school year September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016. Elizabeth Mason moved the salary for Cindy James be increased by the additional 5%, subject to the recommendation of the school board. Annette Duff seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Consideration of Bids Received
Cindy James reviewed the 4 bids that were received for the playground upgrade and installation of the irrigation necessary for the new grassed-in area. The grassy area will not only provide alternative play space but will be utilized as an outdoor learning center. Gregory Anderson moved the Vestry approve acceptance of the bid from The Fort Worth Yardman. DJ Mitchell seconded the motion, and the motion carried. The Treasurer will instruct the Financial Manager on the sources for the money necessary.
Salary Adjustments for School Staff
Director James requested salary adjustments for four members of the school staff. DJ Mitchell moved that subject to action by the school board the Vestry support raising the salaries by $1 per hour for Regina Molaschi, Mayra Carballo, and Alison Zukowski and $3 per hour for Nikki Wenham as compared to the school’s financial plan which remains subject to approval by the school board. Gil Kleinwechter seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Information on Education Building Repairs
The Rector announced Mooring Remediation will be returning on Monday to complete the final cleaning of the rooms.
Cyndy Sulots reported that the roofing people will be replacing the stained ceiling tiles under warranty.
Annette Duff moved the meeting be adjourned. DJ Mitchell seconded the motion, and the meeting adjourned at 1:08 PM.
Respectfully submitted,
Glenda Morehead, Clerk
Please note:  Next regular vestry meeting Sunday, August 16, 2015, 12:30 PM, East parish Hall. lunch by Charles Busey. closing prayer by Elizabeth Mason.