This organization shall be known as Vesta Cooperative House. The House shall aim to provide affordable housing to the Greater Lansing Community; additionally, the house shall aim to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all house members. In cooperation with the Student Housing Cooperative, Vesta shall participate in both mandated and social activities within the community. House members, including prospective ones, are expected to abide by and exemplify the following house values:
In order to maintain house order and upkeep, Vesta House will have a set of officer positions; persons taking on these roles shall be confirmed through a vote during the first house meeting of the semester. Vesta Cooperative House shall not have a house president.
All members of Vesta House are required to complete a total of 5 chore points per week. This can include one 2-point chore and two 1-point chores. One point is equal to five dollars fine or credit. The amount of points a chore is worth is determined by the chore checker based on how long/difficult the chore is.
In addition to the 5 chore points per week, each house member is expected to complete dish duty on a rotating basis.
Vesta Cooperative shall have house meetings on a regular basis to ensure house wellness and to keep members thoroughly educated. Members shall decide regularity and meeting times during the first house meeting of the year. Guests, excluding prospective house members, should not be present at house meetings.