General Council met Monday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m. in the Hurvis Room. The council overturned a decision by the Theme House Selection Board and approved a theme house for the Meditation and Mindfulness group. Another added theme house next year will be the Spanish House. An amendment to legislation was passed that would keep consistency regarding the Viking Room and Bon Appétit. Another amendment to legislation was presented that would clarify the requirements for standing committees. The budget for the 2010-2011 academic year was presented and will be voted on next week. A plan for the 2010 General Election was presented and approved. A list of three chairpersons appointed to standing committees was presented and approved. Finance Committee allocated funds to the following organizations: AM Theatre, Ormsby Hall Council, ACC, Tropos, LUCEM and LU Lacrosse. The committee also met with student groups to discuss allocations of the General Budget for the 2010-2011 academic year. Steering Committee met to interview candidates for J-Board positions and for committee appointments, and did not recognize any new groups. Announcements: General Council will be meeting on Monday, May 24 at 4:30 in the Hurvis Room. Because this is the last meeting of the council, we encourage anyone with a concern to attend this meeting. Consider running for a representative position in your district next year! Elections will take place during the second week of fall term.