Snohomish County Labor Council
Minutes of the Meeting of July 25, 2012
The meeting was called to order at 6:03 PM by Vice President Redrup. The flag salute and meeting purpose reading following. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as posted.
á AFSCME 109E: Sheryl Barker, Sean Hare, Curtis Jasper, Beverly Riley, Judy Wahl
á AFSCME 113: Dan Packard
á IFPTE 17: Kathy Pierson
á OPEIU 8: Tracy Hoffman, Jennifer Moore, John OÕKeefe
M/S/C to seat the delegate who was present. Kathy Pierson, IFPTE 17 was present and sworn in as a delegate.
SECRETARY TREASURER/STATE OFFICER/STAFF REPORT
Sec. Treas. Sells reported that the Solidarity Day game at the Everett AquaSox is scheduled for August 9th. He noted that the Council is still in need of affiliate donations to help fund the event.
Trustee Leonard Kelley solicited the need for people to turn out for Labor/Neighbor this Saturday.
Michele Stelovich, Northwest Washington Labor Council, gave delegates an update on the Gateway Terminal Project in Whatcom County. She also discussed the need for callers on the Labor/Neighbor phone banks.
REPORTS OF UNIONS
Contract Negotiations—Bob Rommel, SPEEA, reported that they are in the middle of negotiations for a contract for 20,000 members at Boeing. They will be getting a health care proposal tomorrow.
Patty Ceis, ATU 1576, stated that no complete proposal has come forward from Community Transit yet. They are being asked to give a 20% contribution to their medical.
Other Local Activities—Jim Imhof, AFSCME 113, reported on efforts to get members out to local meetings. There next meeting is an outing scheduled for Langus Park with a barbecue.
Leonard Kelley, IBT 231, reported that his local would be doing a booth at the Skagit County Fair.
M/S/C to purchase a table at the United Way Spirit of Snohomish County breakfast in September. Cost is $300.00
GOOD OF THE ORDER
Vice President Redrup reported that the Labor Committee at United Way would have a table at Solidarity Night. The committee is looking at their next projects including how to deal with hardship case issues. They have been involved with some ramps. In addition, the Letter Carriers Food Drive and Toys for Tots will continue to be a part of what they will working on.
Rep. Mike Sells reported on some of the information he had received on the Gateway Terminal and its impact on local Snohomish County communities. He also reported on the recent Joint House/Senate Labor Committee meeting he co-chaired with Senator Kohl-Welles on unemployment. He encouraged delegates to skim through the TVW recording of the meeting on their web site.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:35 PM
Mike Sells, Secretary-Treasurer
AFSCME 109: Polagaya McLaughlin
AFSCME 109S: No Delegate
AFSCME 113: Jim Imhof, Cameron Johnson
AFSCME 1811JPD: No Delegate
AFSCME 1811JS: No Delegate
AFSCME 1811S: No Delegate
AFSCME 435: No Delegate
AFSCME 881: No Delegate
AFSCME 1020: Eric Wiseman
AFSCME 2753: No Delegate
AFSCME 2964: No Delegate
AFT 772: Mike Sells
APWU 484: No Delegate
ATU 883: No Delegate
ATU 1576: Patty Ceis
GCIU 767M: No Delegate
IAFF 1984: No Delegate
IAFF 2694: No Delegate
IAM 751A: Lester Mullen, Jason Redrup
IATSE 15: John Lammon
IBEW 191: Damien Fisher, Devyn Johanson, Darrel McLaughlin
IBT 38: Janine Dibble
IBT 174: No Delegate
IBT 231: Leonard Kelley
IBT 763: No Delegate
IUPAT DC 5: Greg Flatmo
IW 86: No Delegate
LIUNA 292: Dan Christofferson, Chris Glenn, Doug Scott
Pac NW Newspaper Guild: No Delegate
Plumbers and Pipefitters 26: No Delegate
PTE 17: Kathy Pierson
SEIU 6: No Delegate
SEIU 925: No Delegate
SEIU 1199NW: No Delegate
SMIU 66: No Delegate
SPEEA: Bob Rommel, David Simpson
UBC 70: Guy Johnson, Ed Triezenberg
UFCW 141, USNU: No Delegate
UniteHere: No Delegate
Wash Tech / CWA: Rennie Sawade
AFSCME 948: Randy Kurtz
AFT 772: Kim Mead
IAM 130: Ron Harrell
IBEW 191: Darrell Chapman
IBT 231: Rich Ewing
NALC 791: Bob James
SPEEA: Lynn Burow, Sandy Hastings