Council Summaries Council Meeting Summary, June 22, 2016

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of June 22, 2016:

Old SUB/New SUB: Council heard a presentation about renovations to the Old SUB, part of which will be retained by the AMS to house various clubs and services (Food Bank, the Film Society, the Pottery Club, etc.).

Blue and Gold: AMS President Ava Nasiri told Council about the Blue and Gold Society, a new group of campus leaders looking to promote campus spirit.

Loon Lake: AMS VP Administration Chris Scott invited Councillors to join an expedition to Loon Lake to check it out as a possible venue for future retreats.

Bubble Tea: Managing Director Keith Hester reported that the as yet unnamed Bubble Tea outlet was open, and so far the feedback has been positive.

Gallery Lounge 2.0: Keith also told Council that the former Perch space will now be used for a reboot of the old Gallery Lounge, at least temporarily.

Sustainability Projects: Council amended the composition of the Sustainability Projects Committee to increase the student voice on it.

Governance Review: Council approved the terms of reference for the Governance Review Implementation Committee.

VP Admin support staff and Sustainability: Council approved changes to the reporting structure within the VP Administration’s office, including a shift of Sustainability staff from the VP Finance’s portfolio to the VP Administration’s.

More discussion? Ava Nasiri suggested setting aside time for discussion topics if Council does not go too late.

Next regular Council meeting: July 13, 2016 in the Forum at 6 pm.

Sheldon Goldfarb

Clerk of Council

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