The Sustainability Club requested $245.71 to buy stainless steel water bottles for their Orca Day activity, which will be a ring toss. The motion passed.
The library requested $500 to purchase new DVD’s for their film collection. The library pledged to match any funds the student council puts up, for a total of $1000 for new DVD’s. The motion passed, with 5 voting opposing.
The Bike Club requested $245.99 for promotion of their events, in particular the upcoming Bike Sale. The money would go towards a banner and t-shirts. The motion passed, with 2 abstaining.
A request was made for $250, to fund Whatcom Community College’s participation in the Ski-to-Sea parade. Among the possible ideas are inflatable orca whales that each participating club could decorate. The motion passed.
A request was made for $3000 to fund Orca Day, the annual, end-of-year celebration, to be held on June 6. The money would come from the unclaimed stipend money, of which there is more than expected.
Stephanie Young was elected as Student Council president for the 2012-2013 school year. She was previously the Council Secretary and Chair of the Administration Committee. Also in the running for the position were Charles Pope and Troi Gale.