Craig O’Brien handed out copies of the treasurer’s budget-year-to-date report (attached). We are $80 from meeting our giving goal for the year. We accepted the report.
On this second reading, we approved Quaker and community group gifts for our 2016-2017 budget year of $160 to each of ten groups:
Shepherd’s Table
CASA de Maryland
Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform
Village of Takoma Park (earmark: Parents of Special Needs Adults)
Scholar Chips
William Penn House
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Friends General Conference
Friends Peace Teams (Earmark: African Great Lakes Initiative)
Right Sharing of World Resources
Arthur David Olson reported that Adelphi Friends Meeting approved our 2017-2018 budget on 10/8/2017, as updated by our treasurer to reflect our change in reserves policy; the approved budget is attached. At Adelphi’s 10/8/2017 meeting there was a first reading of Tricia Crocker to serve as Takoma Park treasurer and Adelphi assistant treasurer for Takoma Park; the second reading is set for 11/12/2017.
We heard and approved these minutes. We adjourned, to gather next on 11/24/2017 at the rise of meeting, or at the call of the presiding clerk.

Craig O’Brien, presiding
Arthur David Olson, recording