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Draft Motions
Northeast Dairy Compact Commission
Regular Monthly Meeting
Merry Manor Inn, Portland, Maine
July 9, 2001

1.         Motion 7/9-1 by Andy Dykstra with revisions/Second by Fred Hardy
Moved to accept the minutes of June 6, 2001 monthly meeting with revision to reflect that Commissioner Gordon Cook said the price of cheese may affect the price of milk.
MOTION PASSED 6 TO 0

2.         Motion 7/9-2 by Peter Petrone on behalf of the Committee on Administration
            Moved to approve payment of an invoice from the Allbee Consulting Group in the  amount of $11,300
             MOTION PASSED 6 TO 0

3.         Motion 7/9-3 by Peter Petrone on behalf of the Committee on Administration
            Moved to approve payment of the July 2000 Milk Market Administratorís bill
            MOTION PASSED 6 TO 0

4.         Motion 7/9-4 by Colon Durrell on behalf of the Committee on Finance
            Moved to file for audit the May 31, 2001 financial report
            MOTION PASSED 6 TO 0

5.         Motion 7/9-5 by Robert Starr on behalf of the Committee on Regulations and Rulemaking
Moved the Commission adopt the general guidelines for treating producers similarly to how the cooperatives and handlers treat them as payroll entities; and

Authorize the Committee on Regulations and Rulemaking to evaluate particular cases upon referral from the staff and to make exceptions to the general guideline for unusual circumstances based on fairness. Members of the Committee who are eligible for a refund under the program will not participate in this process. Members will recuse themselves from consideration of application claims from their states.
MOTION PASSED 6 TO 0

            Respectfully submitted,

            Douglas Morris

            Secretary


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