DEMOCRATIC-FARMER-LABOR PARTY OF MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS ORGANIZATION

CENTRAL COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting

Monday 30 July 2001

6:30 p.m.

Hosmer Library

347 East 36th Street

Minneapolis

 

Opening Business

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 6:40 p.m. The Chair, Brian Melendez, presided. The Secretary, Julie Mattson Ostrow, recorded.

A quorum was present.

 

Adoption of Agenda

The agenda was adopted as printed.

 

Reading and Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the June meeting were approved as printed.

 

Reports

Officers

Secretary

Directory. Secretary Mattson Ostrow exhibited a directory. She asked that each member check the available information and let her know any correction.

 

Affirmative Action Officer

Hennepin County Black DFL Caucus. The Affirmative Action Officer, Thomas Ross, reported in writing regarding the organization of the "Hennepin County Black DFL Caucus."

 

Unfinished Business and General Orders

General Orders

Endorsement for City Council, Ward 8

The Secretary moved the resolution relating to endorsement for the City Council, Ward 8.

On David Finke’s motion, the resolution was considered as if in committee of the whole, from which the following resolution was reported and substituted for the pending resolution:

That the Party not consider an endorsement for the City Council, Ward 8, until after the primary election; and

That the Party support the efforts of Ward 8 and Senate Districts 61 and 62 in organizing two candidate forums before the primary election.

Timothy M. Bonham moved that when this meeting adjourns, it adjourn to meet on Thursday 13 September. The motion was adopted.

The resolution was adopted as substituted.

 

Instant-runoff voting

Tony Anderson Solgard moved the resolution relating to instant-runoff voting.

On Traci Scott’s motion, the meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Julie Mattson Ostrow

Secretary

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