Approved Vestry Meeting  Minutes
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Benicia
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 @ 6:30 PM  
Next Meeting: Tuesday, September 17 @ 6:30 PM
Call to Order: The August 20, 2019 Vestry meeting was called to order at 6:38 pm by Rev. Annie
Present:  Heather Healy, Barbara Jewell, Charlie Kilbourne, Del Baker-Medlock (Treasurer), Rev. Annie Pierpoint Mertz (Rector),  Ken Nowinski, ,Mark Sally, Bill Smiglewski, David White, Betsy Zampa (Clerk), Giovanna Zampa (Youth advisor)
Absent:  Kim Rodekohr
Charlie began the meeting by reading two meditations.  
Consent Calendar A motion was made by Yann and seconded by Ski to approve the minutes of July’s Vestry meeting.  Motion passed.  
Treasurer’s Report –  It was noted that a correction to line 511.10. 1 Rector  should be made.  The total of $4666.63 should replace the word FALSE.  A motion was made by Barbara and seconded by Dave to approve the  July 2019 Treasurer’s report as corrected.  Motion passed.
Special Reports/Discussion Items Consideration of Gardening Contracts Three bids were considered for lawn service.  Yann made a motion to approve the proposal from Bill’s Lawn Service, Ken seconded the motion. The motion passed.  
Garden Party Donations Update – A final list of donations should be completed by Friday, August 23rd. An assignment of final tasks was made.  It was also decided that a final planning meeting should take place just prior to the party.  The date and time of the meeting is Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 7 pm.    
Take Me Out to the Ball Game Activity   The Vestry participated in an activity in which we shared ideas on what is going extremely  well at St. Paul’s, what is going pretty well but needs improvement and where we are “dropping the ball.” See attached notes.
Adjournment:  David moved for adjournment and Charlie seconded.  The meeting was closed in prayer at 8:50 pm.  
Submitted, Betsy Zampa