Youth Center board discusses finances

first_img RelatedYouth Center meetings now open to the publicBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] The Laguna Madre Youth Center (LMYC) Board meetings are now open to the public. It’s a move towards increased transparency and community involvement that first began last month. Formerly known as the Boys and Girls Club of the Laguna Madre, the Youth Center…February 16, 2018In “News”Youth Center continues budget talksBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] The Laguna Madre Youth Center (LMYC) Board of Directors is continuing to make strides to become better organized, become financially solvent and increase staffing. To that end, the Board approved a financial and a governance policy. The Center also used funds from a…April 13, 2018In “News”LM Youth Center elects board membersBy CONSTANCIO MARTINEZ, JR. Special to the PRESS The Laguna Madre Youth Center held a special meeting this past Thursday, October 31, with three vacant Board of Director seats being the highlight of the agenda. Margie Jacobs, James Baxter and Leah Gay Roustan, all Youth Club volunteers, were unanimously voted…November 7, 2019In “News” By DINA ARÉVALOPort Isabel-South Padre [email protected] Laguna Madre Youth Center (LMYC) Board of Directors discussed the Center’s finances, activity programs and elected a new board member during a public meeting Wednesday evening.The LMYC, which is still in the process of reorganizing its policies and procedures a year after leaving its affiliation with the Boys & Girls Club of America, continued discussions regarding the Center’s finances.Things began with a motion to add Executive Director Margie Jacobs as an alternate signatory agent for the Center’s bank account. Treasurer Frank Davalos raised Jacobs’ employment with the City of Port Isabel as a possible point of concern.“You work for the City of Port Isabel and, for me, I feel like somebody who works for the Youth Center, that we pay, also be on there (as a signatory),” Davalos said.Shortly after the LMYC broke away from the Boys & Girls Club of America, it partnered with the City to obtain certain services, including administrative tasks and bookkeeping. The Port Isabel Public Library has also partnered with the LMYC to offer library and educational services to the facility’s members.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Sharelast_img

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