10/14/18 SFC Members Present: Eddy Tumbokon, Ify Ezimora, David Seo, Rebecca Kukushkin, Miriam Khanukaev, Meg Parker Absent: Elijah Aladin Staff Present: Wesley Patterson, Nae McClain
Marching Band -Petitioning for budget in full with increase of sheet music from 60 dollars to 80 dollars -Over the years sheet music prices increase -Lack of organization within group led to miscommunication of spending
Proposal to fund budget in full at 1300.79 changing music from 60 to 80, cutting hole puncher and t-shirts 6-0-0 Pass
Proposal to reopen OC Marching Band Ad Hoc 6-0-0 Pass
Proposal to fund budget at 1410.74 changing music from 60 to 80, cutting hole puncher and t-shirts minus what we gave them 6-0-0 Pass
The Synapse -Petitioning for money for printing -Printing cost offset by previous year payment -Learned that doing a 4 year printing plan is better from SFC member Ifunanya Ezimora Rescinded request for appeal
Exhibition Initiative -Did not receive their budget -Request for organization to look over budget from this year
Queer Cinema -Petitioning for 2,000 for honorarium for Christine Vachon -Raised money from other organizations and departments/programs -Request to table until itemized budgets of money requested and received are sent to sfc -Request for GSF to match CAST at 200 donation to programming
Proposal to fund at 2301.20 requesting GSF to mach CAST at 200 contribution 6-0-0 Pass
OSLAM -Petitioning for 6,304 for housing and travel cost for 11 people to go to CUPSI -Can allow group to keep institutional memory throughout the years -Can increase and sustain competition poetry culture within Oberlin community Proposal to fund at 6,304 for travel and housing costs 5-0-1 Recusal Pass
SIC (previously tabled) -SFC choose to fund nothing due to the timecards not being increased. They are stipended at ⅔ of the actual hours you are working which means the number of hours remains the same even with the people decrease. The extra money from the less amount of staff is enough to cover the cost of extra lube, condoms, and etc.
Good Talk (previously tabled) -Did not send relevant information
Proposal to fund in full 0-6-0 Does not Pass
SciFi Hall -Request to follow up on information requested
OCircus -Petitioning for 1,000 to cover housing for a lack of funds received from dance department and acrobatics -Part of the total honorarium -Request for contract and airbnb pricing
Proposal to fund in full at 1,000 for housing 5-0-1 Pass
End of Session
Start: 1:05pm End: 4:45pm
10/7/18 SFC Members Present: Eddy Tumbokon, Ify Ezimora, David Seo, Elijah Aladin, Rebecca Kukushkin, Meg Parker Absent: Miriam Khanukaev Staff Present: Wesley Patterson, Nae McClain
SUPC -Petition to book maxo kream concert at sco for around 7,000 honorarium -Applied through cat for funding as well -Request to make event free event due to accessibility -Believes concert will increase diversity and inclusivity at the sco
SUPC -Petition for 6,000 honorarium for iglooghost concert -Believes concert will bring a underrepresented genre of techno to the forefront of the oberlin environment -Petition for 3,500 honorarium for unique concert - Both events free for accessibility Proposal to fund 7,385 for Maxo Kream 6-0-0 Pass
Proposal to fund 4,035 for UNiiQU3 6-0-0 Pass
Proposal to table iglooghost until org reaches out for extra funding 6-0-0 Pass
Two Grooves -In the process of being chartered and want to write about poetry and literary criticism. -Intend to publish online for accessibility reasons
Proposal to fund website domain and publicity at 99 5-1-0 Pass
Sci-Fi Hall -Game consoles and other equipment stolen from closet -Used for events within the community -Request to look into esports to see if they can contribute tech.
Proposal to table until they reach out for more information 3-3-0 OST Breaks Tie Pass
End of Session
Start: 1:30pm End: 4:30pm
9/30/18 Budget Appeals
SFC Members Present: Eddy Tumbokon, Ify Ezimora, David Seo, Elijah Aladin, Rebecca Kukushkin, Miriam Khanukaev Absent: Meg Parker Staff Present: Wesley Patterson, Nae McClain
Good Talk Proposal --Petitioned for 3,200 -Needs full budget for operating costs(concert sound(380(1 time) 530 total per episode.(3180) -Can alone do 3 episodes with current budget allocation. -Request the purchasing cost for mics.(380 charge) -Look into actual dates. -- Feb 18th, march 4th, march 18th, april 8th, april 22, may 6th (dates for 2018-19) -Request invoice from Concert Sound( also detail per person cost) -Look into gear co-op to see if equipment can be found
Oberlin Animal Rights -used excess money for more programming but penalized for not paying for speaker. -2 trips to michigan(310.54) along with the lawso trip.
Proposal to fund at 310.54 6-0-0 Pass
Bread and Puppet -Retroactive funding for 2,065 -given a contract for donations or retroactive funding from ad hoc(no guarantee)
OSteel -Petitioned for 2,000 for pan tuning, 264.73 for sticks, 150 for drum rug, 2,030 for programing. -Had money in account but did not spend last year. -Proposal to fund all equipment in full
Proposal to fund at 1756.72 reallocating cd recordings funding 6-0-0 Pass
SIC -Petitioning for 3313 for condoms and lube, 520 for contraceptives(after pill), and higher pay and more hours. -Usually utilizes outside funding but got denied for condom and lube -Has to cover cost with other programming and services offered. - People are doing more than originally i.e. Extra office hours, talks -Request for more information including actual numbers for condoms and after pill.
OCArealist -Petitioning for rigging changes (1516.60), and show/workshop cost. -Equipment is needed for operating cost.
Proposal for fund at 2216.60 for rigging changes and silk/ trapeze 5-0-0 Pass
End of Session
Start: 1:15pm End: 4:30pm
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