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Annual Meeting 2022

Member-Required: Join our Board of Directors on April 28, choosing to attend either in-person or virtually! Together, we'll reminisce on our previous fiscal year, elect new board members (vote prior to), connect with neighbors' ideas, and launch another successful co-op year! 

Member-Required Event | April 28 @ 6:30 pm 

CTC's annual meeting will take place on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 6:30 pm. At least one individual per membership household is required to attend, as we need members to vote on objectives crucial to the functioning of the co-op. New to this year, there will be a hybrid attendance option, where members can chose to attend either in-person or virtual. 

2022 Meeting Agenda (FY 20-21)

Purpose of Our Annual Meeting

Recap on Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Our Annual Member Meeting is a special event that brings together our three intersection co-op cultures – board, management, and co-op members – to celebrate our past fiscal year, July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021. The meeting will review a financial summary and the changes and accomplishments of the fiscal year.

Democratic Member Control


Attendance Options

In-Person Audience:Attend In-Person Meeting

Residents can chose to attend the meeting in-person, joining the CTC board and management in the theater of the UMN St. Paul Student Center. There is a limit of 300 in-person attendees, in which we are limiting one member per household can attend the in-person option and the use of an RSVP attendance confirmation prior to the meeting.

Required RSVP Confirmation:
Location

St. Paul Student Center Theater (Lower Level - Room 30)
University of Minnesota - St. Paul Campus | 2017 Buford Ave, St Paul, MN 55108

Attend VirtuallyLive Stream Video Online:

The meeting will simultaneously be recorded and broadcast, allowing a virtual option for attendees to tune in from any location. There is no required RSVP nor household/occupancy limit like the in-person option; however, virtual attendees still must 'check-in' by entering enter their name and email upon entering the meeting via the provided Zoom link. Additionally, virtual attendees must submit all 'Community Voices' prior to the meeting due to the formatting of the Q&A discussion this year.

Platform

Zoom Meeting (How to join a Zoom meeting)
The meeting link will be emailed to all residents prior to the meeting. Please enter your name and email upon entering the meeting for recording attendance. 


Election and Amendment Ballot

Ballot Emailed to Primary Residents

POLL CLOSES APRIL 28 @ 6:45 PM

The ballot will be emailed a week prior to the meeting. To ensure one vote per co-op membership household, the ballot will only be sent to the primary email address belonging to the household's primary resident. The primary resident should submit the ballot before the meeting, reflecting the consensus of all household members in their response. Which email will receive my household's ballot?

Early Voting Prizes

Be sure to vote to be entered in a drawing to win one of 10 prizes, including rent or laundry credit, or a Amazon gift card! Prize winners will be directly contacted after the meeting. See details in section above on how to vote.

Ballot Contents

1) Board of Directors Election:

Every spring at our Annual Members Meeting, co-op members elect new board members for two-year terms. Each membership household will place one vote to elect up to five candidates (or all five) who best reflect their values and visions for the co-op. See more information and candidates (available after April 4) below, in section "Board of Directors Election."

2) Proposed Bylaw Amendment:

The board of directors reviewed the current bylaws and worked to make improved changes. The official notice was emailed to all residents on March 28, 2022. Then, co-op members will vote on the ballot in favor or opposition of these changes. View overview and redline version of proposed bylaw changes.

3) Submit Community Voices

Submit questions, concerns, or compliments on the ballot for the Board of Directors to discuss during the meeting! Note: if attending the meeting virtually, you must submit questions and comments via the ballot ahead of time, as there will be no remote chat option during the meeting. More details in section below, "Community Voices."


Board of Directors Election

Five Open Seats for 2022-2024 Term

Every spring at our Annual Members Meeting, co-op members elect new board members for two-year terms. Each membership household will place one vote to elect up to five candidates (or all five) who best reflect their values and visions for the co-op. The member-elected candidates will then join our standing board members to represent our community in overall governance.

Meet our Board Candidates

Closed April 1, 2022: Join our Board of Directors

Joining our Board of Directors is a remarkable opportunity to serve and enhance your community with exemplary leadership. All co-op members aspiring to positively impact in our community are encouraged to apply to CTC's Board! Accepting applications now through April 1, 2022, for the upcoming election.


Community Voices

Share Feedback for a Personal Response

Submit questions, concerns, or compliments for the Board of Directors to discuss during the meeting. Our board will answer questions and address topics live during the meeting's final agenda item: Community Voices! We will do our best to address as many topics possible; yet, we may need to consolidate themes and/or email direct responses depending on time, as well as if the subject is unrelated to the Annual Meeting.

We Love Hearing from You - Always!

Beyond the meeting, our co-op welcomes Community Voices year-round! CTC's Management and Board review all submissions for discussion and evaluation at the upcoming monthly board meeting. So don't hold back: your ideas and feedback contribute to the better representation of the community and, in turn, enriches the co-op for present and future generations! More on Community Voices.


Virtual Concert: Submit a Recording!

Submit by April 4, 2022 

Calling all co-op musicians! We want to feature your talent by displaying a video compilation of prerecorded performances to welcome and entertain attendees during the meeting! Submit a video recording of yourself playing a song by Monday, April 4 to be featured. More details here.