Tuesday May 7, 2013
Meeting called to order at 11:15 AM. Present: President Gagliardi, Financial Vice President Olcott, Recording Vice President O’Connor, Executive Board members Brandford, Cranshaw, Dougherty, Hyde, Schwartz, Sharman.
Minutes from April 30, 2013 reviewed. It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes from April 30, 2013 as corrected. Motion carried unanimously.
President Gagliardi distributed a political endorsement questionnaire filled out by New York City Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn.
Gagliardi reported on an averted strike by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 1 against the New York City Ballet at the Koch Theatre. Discussion held.
Financial Vice President Olcott reported on preparations for various upcoming orchestra contract negotiations. Discussion held.
Olcott reported on the state of the Westchester Philharmonic.
Discussion held on organizing in the Concert Department, specifically in regard to the employer, Distinguished Concerts International New York.
Recording Vice President O’Connor requested $2,000 to pay for necessary ceiling repairs to a rental space on the sixth floor of the Local 802 building. Discussion held. It was moved and seconded to grant the request. Motion carried unanimously. O’Connor requested up to $2,540 plus applicable tax to replace the Local 802 building’s front door awning. Discussion held. It was moved and seconded to grant the request. Motion carried unanimously. O’Connor presented a request for $29,000 plus applicable tax to complete needed cleaning of Local 802’s entire air conditioning system. Discussion held. It was moved and seconded to grant the request. Motion carried unanimously.
O’Connor reported on new leases signed by two Local 802 building tenants. Discussion held.
O’Connor reported on failure of the employers of the Undead Jazz Festival to sign a renewal of their collective bargaining agreement with Local 802 before this year’s festival took place. Discussion held.
Executive Board member Brandford excused at 12:22. O’Connor presented 3 requests for leaves of absence from Broadway musicians. It was moved and seconded to approve the leaves of absence. Motion carried unanimously. Brandford present at 12:24.
Local 802 Controller Camiolo present. Camiolo presented February financials. Executive Board member Burridge present at 12:28. Discussion held. Camiolo excused.
Gagliardi distributed minutes from the most recent Coordinating Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting. It was moved and seconded to approve the CAC minutes. Motion carried unanimously.
Gagliardi reported on plans to travel to Los Angeles for Theatrical Motion Picture Agreement negotiations. Gagliardi requested permission for an upgrade to business class for the above negotiations. It was moved and seconded to grant the request. Motion carried unanimously.
Discussion held on the Local 802 Web site.
Discussion held on concerted action against the nightclub, 54 Below. (See minutes from April 30.)
Theatre Representative Couture present. Couture presented a request for $2,675 to pay for a 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) Patron Package and a full page ad in the NYMF program guide. Discussion held. Couture excused. It was moved and seconded to grant the above request. Motion carried unanimously.
Electronic Media Services Department Representative Sheldon present. Sheldon presented a Limited Pressing Agreement with Sh-K-Boom Records for the production of “Last Five Years.” Discussion held. Executive Board member Schwartz excused at 12:59. Sheldon excused. It was moved and seconded to approve the LPA with Sh-K-Boom Records. Discussion held. Motion carried unanimously.
Gagliardi reported on a recording postponement settlement for “Passion.”
Meeting adjourned at 1:05 p.m.