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Residential Council Minutes :: March 06, 2007

Present: Alex Dean, Peter Donnelly, Thea Hinkle, Justin Glavis-Bloom, Jimmy Kaplowitz, Allison Kwong, Katie Lamm, Damian Maldonado, James Reed, Chriss Sunu, Laura Supkoff

Absent: Jimmy Kaplowitz, Thea Hinkle

Guests: Tom Forsberg, Jason Leung (from Cooking House)

  1. I. RPL Programming Amendment Recommendation
    1. a. Motion to Pass Recommendation. Passed Unanimously
  2. II. Cooking House placement
    1. a. Jason from Cooking House came to talk/li>
    2. b. 20+ potential new applicants; 6 returning members
    3. c. Obtain confirmation email from each applicant
    4. d. What is the sustainability of program houses?
    5. e. Can you create this community?
    6. f. Cooking house environment --> is Olney too loud?
    7. g. Potentially Plantations House but it’s not handicap accessible
  3. III. Amendment to the squatting proposal
    1. a. 50% + 1 if pulling from a different class year
    2. b. 50% if pulling from the same class year
    3. c. Motion to pass Amendment. Passed Unanimously
  4. IV. First Pick Competition
    1. a. Eliminating movies?
    2. b. How do we get creative ideas to come in?; we weren’t that successful in this attempt this year
    3. c. Restricting materials to encourage people to be creative?
    4. d. Unfair advantages to select group of people
    5. e. “The only way to set it up without favouring anyone is to do a lottery!”
    6. f. Originally created to promote the lottery
  5. V. Announcement of Lottery Infosessions and Tours
  6. VI. Spring Program House review
    1. a. Week night before Spring Break
    2. b. Three days turnaround between application being made available and applications due, spring review will happen next week
    3. c. Preliminary numbers not yet available, will e-mail out after Wednesday
    4. d. Optional Sessions if people want to come in
    5. e. Tell them beforehand to address certain issues during the meeting

End of Meeting

Submitted by Srividya Kalyanaraman, Residential Council Secretary 2006-2007