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OCTOBER 2020 MEETING
OLDER IOWANS LEGISLATURE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OCTOBER 14, 2020
VIA ZOOM

OIL Chair Larry Kudej convened the October 14, 2020 meeting of the Board of Directors of the Older Iowans Legislature at 10:00 am via ZOOM.

Older Iowans Legislature attendees via ZOOM: Ron Jome, Francis Thom, Bob Welsh, David Backstrom, Tony Vola, Larry Kudej, Keith Kudej, Diane Naujokaitis, Linda Linn, Monica McCarthy

OIL PRIORITY BILL/ISSUE WRITING FOR 2021 IOWA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The OIL Priority Bills/Issues for 2020 (listed below) were enacted by the Older Iowans Legislature on Monday September 28, 2029 via a ZOOM session.

During the OIL Board of Director’s meeting on October 14, the OIL Board members began the writing of the final 2020 OIL Priority Bills/Issues that will be submitted to the 2021 session of the Iowa General Assembly and to the office of the Governor of Iowa.

#1 OIL PRIORITY FOR 2020: ELDER PROTECTION

#2 OIL PRIORTY FOR 2020: LIVABLE HOMES PROGRAM

#3 OIL PRIORITY FOR 2020: DIRECT CARE WORKFORCE

#4 OIL PRIORITY FOR 2020: LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN

GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 3, 2020

OTHER OIL BOARD ACTIONS

OIL Chair Larry Kudej officially welcomed Linda Linn of Spencer as a member of the Board of Directors of the Older Iowans Legislature.

The Board of Directors approved the minutes/report of the 2020 session of the Older Iowans Legislature conducted via ZOOM on Monday September 28, 2020 meeting of the OIL Board. The minutes/report had been written by Helene Magee, OIL Chair at the 2020 session via ZOOM.

The Board of Directors approved the Financial Report for the period of 09/24/2020 to 10/14/2020:

Starting Balance – 09/24/202 $ 3,674.28
-- Receipts 1,325.00
Ending Balance – 10/14/2020 $ 4,999.28
RECEIPTS
-- 2 Professional Dues $ 500.00
-- Donation $75.00
-- 30 Individual dues 750.00
TOTAL $ 1,325.00

The next meeting of the OIL Board of Directors is scheduled for Wednesday November 11, 2020 starting at 10:00 am via ZOOM.

OIL Chair Larry Kudej adjourned the October 14, 2020 ZOOM meeting of the OIL Board of Directors at 11:10 am.

Respectfully submitted,
Ron Jome
Secretary, Board of Directors, Older Iowans Legislature


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