Minutes for Keep BT Local Cooperative 2017/08/09

Board Members Present: Alan Matson, Andy Montroll, Al Wagener, Dave Mount, David Lansky, Megan Epler Wood

Via Phone: None

Other KBTL members present: None


Location: Alan Matson’s Office, 5 Lawson Lane, Burlington, VT 05401

Meeting Monday, 5:30 PM, August 09, 2017


1. Call to order – 5:37 PM

2. Appoint Scribe – Al W

3. Approve Minutes from 06/19, 6/26, 7/17 – Postponed. Packet of minutes will be emailed to Board prior to next meeting.

4. Public awareness –

a. Communications Strategy

1. PR group – Megan reported on progress. Loomio group is tracking progress. MM allowing pledges to help get a sense of amounts we can expect from offering. Tabling planning and scheduling in process. Andy Simon is managing house parties – 3 planned, so far. One done: East Vllage Co-housing. Alan reported that there were about 25 in attendance.


Shay Totten is providing expert help with messaging. Greg Hancock will manage FB and Twitter.

2. Press and press inquiries –

3. Emails to members re bid, upcoming events, etc.

4. Talking points, City Council public comments. Many commenters, wide variety of


written pieces, etc. 2 Op-eds in progress Al W. and David L.

5. Timeline


5. Member Equity discussion


Executive Session

6. Bid

7. Financing conversations and marketing plans for investors

End Executive Session


8. New Business – Motion approved to open Escrow account at VSECU for MMVT offering.

9. Next meeting date/location 8/28 5:30 PM at Alan Matson’s office.

10. Adjourn – 7:14

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