Steering Committee Minutes Agenda, Friday, May 31, 2019 6:00p-8:00p
Smoketown Collective 900 S. Shelby St. Louisville, KY 40203
Bret Walker - Minutes
Robert Kahne - Chair
Reading and approval of the minutes.
Meeting called to order.
Robert moved to accept mins
Special New Business Item
We bumped this item to the front of the meeting so our guest speaker could leave before regular business
Brian Luerman of KentuckianaWorks spoke about a project idea he has to build a portal to allow Project CASE/OptionsUnlimited/etc. career counselors to vet their clients’ resumes and post them for local businesses to view
This shouldn’t be another jobs site, it should be focused on enhancing the workflow between non-profit career counselors and businesses
The board expressed interest, and will follow up with Brian
No new reports of Officers, Boards, Standing Committees.
Reports of Special Committees.
Renters’ Rights Update
Loren and Bret had met to discuss the features needed in the app the breakout of the pages
Bret is continuing to work on wireframes to take to our partners for their feedback
We hope to meet with at least one partner before the next steering committee meeting
Center for Health Equity Project Update
The team delivered some results after a round of feedback and are waiting to hear back about whether any more assistance on the original project is needed
Robert will work on writing up the work
The Center has asked for assistance building an interactive visualization of people and networks in the housing and econonmic development space in Louisville. Robert is following up.
Bret asked Robert to think about how this project could be made collaborative using Github and issues
Tax Project Update
Dawn has been working with Code for America that is seeking to close the gap on the earned income tax credit (EITC)
A number of people do not file a tax return even when they are owed an EITC because they do not know how worthwhile it is
Dawn has been providing guidance as a CPA, tax preparer, and former VITA volunteer
CfA is moving forward with some beta testing
No Special Orders.
Unfinished Business and General Orders.
There was discussion of Kehontas move. She was unable to attend the meeting due to a time difference, and Robert will reach out to her to discuss how much she is able to be involved in the organization going forward.
Robert will also discuss transferring the MOU
The board discussed expanding the board, and each member present discussed potential candidates that they had spoken to. The board agreed to move forward with discussions with these candidates.
The board discussed when we would hold our next event and meeting.