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Approved Council Motions 2022

Date Council Number Title Approved language
 1/13/22 SPEEA Proposed FY2023 SPEEA Council Budget It is moved that: the SPEEA Council approves the proposed fiscal year 2023 SPEEA Council budget and submits the proposed budget to the SPEEA Executive Board for consideration and incorporation into the SPEEA budget.
1/13/22 SPEEA Voting Integrity

It is moved that: THE SPEEA COUNCIL SUPPORTS THE RIGHT OF US CITIZENS TO VOTE AND TO ENSURE FAIR AND SECURE FEDERAL ELECTIONS INCLUDING:

REQUIRE PROTECTION OF ELECTION RECORDS;
ENHANCE US CITIZEN’S ACCESS TO REGISTER AND VOTE IN ELECTIONS;
INCREASE PENALTIES FOR VOTER INTIMIDATION;
EXPAND CAMPAIGN TRANSPARENCY RULES;
PREVENT UNLAWFUL PURGING OF VOTER ROLLS;
ESTABLISH ELECTION DAY AS A NATIONAL HOLIDAY;
INCREASE RESTRICTIONS ON SUPER PAC’S; AND
PROTECT AGAINST PARTISAN GERRYMANDERING

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3/10/22   Proposed FY2023 SPEEA Fiscal Year Budget

It is moved:  THE SPEEA COUNCIL CONCURS WITH THE SPEEA FISCAL YEAR 2023 BUDGET.

Shaunna Winton (SPEEA Treasurer) presented the motion. Joseph Pham (E-11) moved to approve the budget as written. Jeff Forbes (D-2) seconded. Motion approved by show of hands. 

3/10/22 NW Support of Teamster Local 174 Cement Truck Drivers

It is moved that: the NW Council supports the Teamsters 174 Union Cement Truck drivers in their efforts to maintain Union Benefits by giving $3000.00 to the appropriate source.

The NW Council requests the Executive Board provide Staff with direction to take steps in informing our members about this issue via our publications and information networks and urge our members to support the union workers.

4/14/22 NW King County International Airport

It is moved: The NW Council calls on the Martin Luther King County Labor Council to adopt the following resolution in support of the King County International Airport/Boeing Field workforce:
Resolution in Support of King County International Airport/ Boeing Field Jobs
WHEREAS, King County owns and operates the King County International Airport/Boeing Field also known as the KCIA;
WHEREAS, KCIA’s operations are critical to the viability of Washington’s aerospace industry and aerospace-related jobs;
WHEREAS, numerous Unions affiliated with the Martin Luther King County Labor Council have thousands of jobs directly and indirectly connected to the operations at KCIA;
WHEREAS, aerospace employees working in Renton, Tukwila, Seattle and elsewhere depend on the airport for delivery, flight testing, and other critical functions tied to the airport;
WHEREAS, King County established the King County Airport Roundtable to give Labor, local communities, business, and other airport stakeholders the ability to address concerns and weigh-in on airport development plans and operations;
WHEREAS, proposed King County ordinance 2022-0011 creates a new community advisory committee that would make recommendations related to the future of the airport and would not include Labor’s voice;
WHEREAS, the creation of a new airport committee will diminish Labor’s voice in airport operations and put the committee at odds with the Airport Roundtable;
WHEREAS, proposed King County ordinance 2022-0011 creates new powers for interests who aim to limit and reduce operations at KCIA;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Martin Luther King County Labor Council express Labor’s collective concerns over King County ordinance 2022-0011 by sending an official letter to the members of the King County Council and the King County Executive, asserting the importance of protecting union jobs tied to the airport, and the need for strong Labor voices within KCIA operations; and
THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Martin Luther King County Labor Council affirms our support to the workers at KCIA and will continue to advocate for the union jobs connected to the current and future operations of the airport.

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06/02/2022 SPEEA Revision to SPEEA Constitution Section 2.1.1 Addition of Bargaining Units

It is moved that: To waive pro and con statements and submit a referendum to the members to revise the SPEEA Constitution Section 2.1.1 as follows:

2.1.1. Addition of Bargaining Units

The addition of new Bargaining Unit(s) to SPEEA requires approval of the SPEEA Council. or any change in the composition of any Bargaining Unit shall meet the following requirements:
The addition of any Bargaining Unit(s) which contain(s) either Boeing, Boeing wholly-owned subsidiary, Boeing joint venture or Successor employees or a change to the composition of any existing Bargaining Unit(s) shall not require ratification by the Regular Membership of SPEEA.
The addition of any Bargaining Unit(s) employed in the Engineering, Technical & Scientific Community which does not contain either Boeing, Boeing wholly-owned subsidiary, Boeing joint venture or Successor employees shall require ratification by a simple majority vote of the Regular Membership of SPEEA by referendum.

09/08/2022 NW Distribution and Disbursement of STEM Funds

It is moved that the SPEEA NW Council distribute the allocated fund for 2022-2023 SPEEA STEM Grant awards as shown in the attached spreadsheet.

TEAM NAME SCHOOL NAME AND  DISTRICT AND/OR LOCATION Grant
ABF/41714 Kids Maplewood Heights Elementary $182.50
Chill Out/1778 Mountlake Terrace High School $912.50
Clawbots FRC 6350 Enumclaw High School $912.50
CPR - Cedar Parks Robotics 3663 Cedar Park Christian School $730.00
Stealth Robotics 4089 Cedarcreast High School $730.00
Cast Iron Orcas FRC Team 5941 Everett High School $1,277.50
Otter Chaos FRC Team 4512 Cascade High School $1,277.50
Panther Robotics FRC 3218 Bonney Lake High School $912.50
Roosevelt Iron Riders 4180 Roosevelt High School $730.00
R.A.I.D   Thomas Jefferson High School $1,460.00
8923 T.W.I.S.T. Swerve Robotics  $146.00
417 S.K.I.D. Swerve Robotics $292.00
6220 DRIFT Swerve Robotics $292.00
Overlake Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol     $730.00
The Revolution Team 360 Bellarmine Preparatory School $730.00
Sonic Squirrels Robotics Team FRC 2930 Glacier Peak High School $730.00
2910 Henry M Jackson High School $912.50
FRC 2907 Lion Robotics  Auburn Mountain View HS $1,277.50
Ramen Robotics Bellevue Big Picture School $1,368.75
Wolverine Robotics 949 Bellevue High School $730.00
FIRST FTC Team 2939 XBOT Robotics  Franklin and Cleaveland HS $584.00
FIRST Team 488 XBOT Cleaveland, Franklin, Garfield, Rainier Beach HS $1,460.00
Washington State Science & Engineering Fair WSSEF   $2,095.75
20918 Sunbeams Lutheran School $197.10
21844 Sunbeams Lutheran School $197.10
21068 Sunbeams Lutheran School $197.10
Team 21067    Sunbeams Lutheran School $197.10
48338 Sunbeams Lutheran School $197.10
Pirate Tekerz 11109 Highline School District $584.00
FRC 5683 Auburn Riverside High School $1,095.00
TREAD 3219 Auburn Senior High School $1,460.00
The Robototes Team 2412 Sammamish High School $1,095.00
Charger Robotics FRC Team 3786 Kentridge High School $1,095.00
Newport Robotics Group NRG Team Number 948 Newport High School $730.00
BremerTron 3049 Bremerton High School $1,460.00
Sushi Squad FRC 7461   $730.00
FTC 18079 Accidental Success Community Team $292.00
   
$30,000

 

 

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