Agenda for August 6, 2017

Green Party of New Milford
Agenda ~ Regular Meeting #7
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 4:00pm to about 6:00 PM
25 Summit Street, New Milford, CT 06776

  • Welcome / Introductions (5 minutes)
  • Agenda additions / (5 minutes)
  • Old business
    • Officer reports (10 minutes)
      • Organizational Chair
      • Financial Chair
      • Secretarial Chair
    • Town officials and candidates report (10 minutes)
      • Joe — Board of Finance / Independent candidate for Council
      • Ron — Historical Properties Commission / Old Boardman Bridge Comm.
      • Town committee vacancies
    • Finances (10 minutes)
      • Printing expenses:
        • banner $63.81
        • 1K cards $206.63
        • Cash on hand: $0
        • Hat pass / Fundraising ideas
    • Village Fair Days review (15 minutes)
      • Thanks again to John Battista and Justine McCabe for underwriting cost of booth rental!
      • Thanks to all our volunteers!
      • David Stevenson (“Progressive Soup”), Wanda Broderick and Cindy Davis (TPP or Therapy for Political People, the former Brookfield Bernie group) joined us
      • 1 new Green registration! 3 other new ones; ±27 names on mailing list
      • Expenses
      • Experiences
    • Mission statement/bylaws – Revised draft with changes from last meeting complete, members to review. (10 minutes)
    • Actions (15 minutes)
      • Media: Issue press release announcing official GPCT chapter in New Milford
      • Town ordination Fracking Ban. Success!
      • Next issues:
        • Solar array on Candlewood Mountain — Colin report on getting petitions
        • Sanctuary City
        • Other local issues
      • Registration drive Saturdays during Farmers Market “Greens on the Green”
      • LTE’s: Anti-solar array?
    • Web site and social media (5 minutes)
    • New business (10 minutes)
      • Connecting with local progressive individuals and organizations
      • Next meeting dates 2017: September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3; 2018: January 7, February 4
      • Meeting place: 25 Summit Street
    • Other
    • Adjourn