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<br /> � Meeting Minutes '
<br /> Renton City Hall �
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<br /> . Council Conference Room, 7t" Floor
<br /> � March 18, 2014, 3:00 p.m. ��CEIVED
<br /> CIYY CLERK'S OFFICE
<br /> CALL TO ORDER: Chair Shannon Matson called the meeting to order at 3:02 p.m. A quorum was present.
<br /> ATTENDANCE: In Attendance: Shannon Matson, Chair; Linda Smith,Vice-Chair; Leslie Anderson; Elyn Blandon;
<br /> Len Aron;:Ryan Mclrvin; Brook Lindquist;Amy Koehl. Excused: Chad Beuchler;.Dorothy Capers
<br /> City of Renton Staff: Karen Bergsvik; Dianne Utecht;Jennifer Jorgenson.
<br /> APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
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<br /> Shannon asked for a motion to approve the February 18, 2014, mi.nutes as presented. Elyn moved:for approval;
<br /> Linda seconded: Motion carried.
<br /> DECISIONS THIS MEETING
<br /> Karen explained the funding applications are due April 23; 2014. Staff will hav.e the applications copied and
<br /> compiled by.May 13tn
<br /> A. Guidelines
<br /> Shannon went over the draft guidelines for this funding cycle and that it is an agreemenf on a set of norms. She
<br /> asked if there were any additions.
<br /> Additions from members: �' � '
<br /> Be respectful and mindful. Don't dominate the conversation, and be concise.
<br /> Ask questions for:clarity—actively see:k clarification. There are no dumb questions.
<br /> Be aware of.the:possible need to recuse yourself.to avoid a possible conflict of interest.
<br /> Be aware of what is working well and not working well,for input into future funding processes:
<br /> Members should strive for awareness of initiatives occurring that may impact future budget cyeles. '
<br /> Keep comments on a professional level. Don't focus on the abilities of the grant writer. _
<br /> There was discussion about members taking real.ly good notes to provide justification for their ranking.
<br /> It was reguested that staff bring the dcaft revised guidelines to the April meeting.
<br /> B. Funding process decisions::
<br /> How much funding should the highest ranking application in each Result area receive?
<br /> The highest ranked application will not be funded at either the amount of funding previously received:or
<br /> at the requested level. This will be:left to the:discretion:of the review team.:It was felt that it was
<br /> arbitrary and limited flezibility.
<br /> Can programs be funded for more than what was requested? ,
<br /> No.
<br /> Can programs be funded out of rank order?
<br /> The group decided the response is No. Application.s will be funded by rank order in each Result area,
<br /> from highest to lowest, and no skipping:
<br /> Can_a team move funds around in the Result areas that they are.reviewing applications for?