November 2017 Minutes

Lewiston Democratic Party

City Committee Meeting Minutes for November 8, 2017

 

Call to order.

Pledge of allegiance.

Moment of silence for Jim Craven

Secretary's report by Owen Cardwell-Copenhefer

  • Vote Accept Minutes for the 10/11 Meeting

    • Motion: John Sinclair

    • 2nd: Chris Beam

    • Vote: Passes

 

Treasurer's report by ex-treasurer Bill Coffin

  • Vote to accept the report of the Audit Committee

    • Motion: Dick Grandmaison

    • 2nd: Chris Hodgkins

    • Vote: Passes

 

  • Vote to accept the balance sheet 10/1-10/31 stating the committee has $3782.43 in its account(s).

    • Motion: Joline Beam

    • 2nd: Dick Grandmaison

    • Vote: Passed

 

Election of Treasurer

Nominations:

Dick Grandmaison nominated Chris Hodgkins

Diane Bean seconded

  • Close nominations

    • Motion: Dick G.

    • 2nd: Joline Beam

    • Vote: Passes

  • Vote to accept Chris Hodgkins as the new treasurer

    • Motion: John Sinclair

    • 2nd: Diane Grandmaison

    • Vote: Passed, no dissenters

NEW TREASURER CHRIS HODGKINS


 

Election of Vice Chair

Nominations:

Diane Beam nominated Safiya Khalid

Chris Hodgkins seconded

  • Close nominations

    • Motion: John Sinclair

    • 2nd:  Chris Beam

    • Vote: Passes, no dissenters

  • Vote to accept Safiya Khalid as the new vice chair

    • Motion: Diane Grandmaison

    • 2nd: Anne Burg

    • Vote: Passes, no dissenters

NEW VICE CHAIR SAFIYA KHALID

 

Discussion of local election results

Remarks from Zak Ringelstein

Remarks from Ben Chin

Open forum

  • Discussion happened about the possibility of running an ad supportive of democratic values in the Lewiston Leader and Twin-City Times

  • Motion for the Executive Committee to come up with an ad to run in the Lewiston Leader and the Twin-City Times promoting the values of the Democratic Party, value of the buy to be left to the best judgement of the Executive Committee.

    • Motion: John Sinclair

    • 2nd: Dick Grandmaison

      • Motion to Table until 12/13: John Sinclair

      • Seconded: Chris Bean

      • Vote: Passes

    • Vote: Delayed

Motion to make Walter Hill a member

  • Motion: Dick Grandmaison

  • 2nd: Chris Beam

  • Vote: Passed, no dissenters

 

Adjournment

  • Motion: John Sinclair

  • 2nd:  Chris Beam

  • Vote: Passed, no dissenters