Category: Operations Council

Operations Council

Holiday Fair results: Our total (before expenses) take from both the Yard Sale in November and the Holiday Fair in December was $22,029.72. We had expenses for signs and pizza, etc. but it was a wildly successful two weekends thanks to more people than I … read more.

Parking around FUUSN

The start of the new church year seems like a good time to make sure everyone knows about parking available around FUUSN. The good news is that we have permission to park at the Santander Bank on Sunday mornings and other times when the bank … read more.

Operations Council

This Summer’s Building Work

Outside – The Board of Trustees approved expanding the sidewalk and lighting improvements project started last year with additional lamp posts and new concrete paths all the way to the bulkhead from the basement on the playground side of the Parish … read more.

Operations Council

Budget Season Is Upon Us – and Pledging Season Too! All the fellowship, service and activity that is FUUSN begins with the requests that are brought forward during the annual budget process. In March the Finance Committee kicked off the process by putting out a … read more.

Operations Council: Safety Plan for FUUSN Classrooms

The Operations Council, working with RE staff, developed a policy/plan for evacuation of children from the classrooms in the event of a fire or other emergency. The plan is straightforward and includes:

Description of Administrative responsibility for oversight of maintenance of building alarms, smoke and CO … read more.

Operations Council: FUUSN Room Rentals

Do you know that, as a member of FUUSN, you receive a discount on the room rental rate when you host an event in our building? What a terrific perk of membership! Last year the Operations Council reviewed the rental rates and policies, which resulted … read more.

Operations Council: The Big Picture

My first radical act on arrival at FUUSN was to create a library. Previously, as a shy visitor, I had appreciated the library at the Ithaca UU congregation. In 1983, Christine Samuelson and I hauled some bookcases upstairs from the basement to the Ladies Parlor. … read more.

Operations Council: FUUSN’s Treasury Team

Each year the congregation elects a 3-person team to handle FUUSN’s cash management activities. Currently Judy Curby serves as Treasurer, and Faith Kreider and Karen Lein both serve as Assistant Treasurers.

FUUSN maintains several checking accounts to meet the needs of the congregation. The primary account … read more.

What is the Operations Council?

The Operations Council (Ops Council) is responsible for daily operations of the society. Six members oversee six general program areas and committees: Worship, Education, Fellowship, Stewardship, Outreach, Fundamentals/Administration. The FUUSN Treasurer is also a member of the Council.

While the Board of Trustees (BOT) addresses the … read more.