Wonnacott Commons Council Meeting
October 8, 2012
Present: Simran, James, Brent, Cindy, Ian, Joel, Meagan, Sarah, Karen, Naila, Stanis
Guests: Jamal Piper, Hudson Cavanaugh, Taylor Bickford
Ridgeline Music Fest Proposal: all day music fest happening on Homecoming weekend to feature student and faculty bands and a guest band from Skidmore College.
-Event Breakdown: starts after the football game, dinner hiatus, reconvene with more live bands and DJ.
-Change the perspective of ridgeline perspectives. Palmer a more proactive place.
-No ADP, Xenia, Mods. Mainly Brooker, Palmer (live music hub), (Tavern—consecutive DJ) involved.
-Showcase for student bands and stand-up comedy.
-Establishing precedent with this event—supplies can be used and recycled.
-Wonnacott—last resort funding option. Significantly reduced fees.
-Bare essentials request from Wonnacott—advertising and convenience fees.
Motion to approve the allotment of $298.99 to the Ridgeline Music Fest. Motion is passed.
Grilling Club: Barbeque event for locally grown meat.
-Promote understanding of the production of locally-processed meat. Flyers.
-Occurs on Sunday afternoon during homecoming or after.
-Spoke to local farmers: about $220 for meat.
-Buns and drinks expense: Dining Hall.
-Using Cook/Wonnacott or Dining Grills
-Wonnacott Oktoberfest with root beer, cream soda, and sausages.
-Sampling of meats instead of offering full-sized meals.
-Perhaps Wonnacook for joint funding.
-Activities in the side: flag football during half time.
Motion to approve the allotment of $200.00 to the Wonnacott Oktoberfest. With the recommendation that Jamal approaches Cook and the Residential Sustainability Coordinators for further funding and the implementation of flag football with a stipulation that he can come back for more in funding as a last-case scenario. Motion is passed.
Other Agenda Items:
-No corn maze this year—fund will be directed to the haunted house for Commons Creep instead.
-Saturday Night Karaoke—ask for volunteers, give ownership for Wonnacott residents to host it.