DEMOCRATIC-FARMER-LABOR PARTY OF MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS ORGANIZATION

CENTRAL COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES

 

 

Regular Meeting

Tuesday 12 June 2001

6:30 p.m.

333 City Hall

350 South Fifth 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 January meeting were approved as printed.

 

 

Reports

 

Officers

 

Chair

 

Constitution Commission. Chair Melendez reported a recommendation relating to the Constitution Commission. The Central Committee adopted the recommendation, and noted the following elections to the Commission:

Ward 5: Brian Bushay as delegate; Earnest Belton as alternate.

Ward 8: David Finke as alternate.

Ward 12: Sally Benjamin as delegate; Ed Burke as alternate.

 

 

Treasurer

 


Financial report. The Treasurer, Timothy M. Bonham, reported in writing.

Minutes: 12 June 2001

 

 

 


 

Unfinished Business and General Orders

 

General Orders

 

Senate-district chairs in coordinated campaign

 

David Finke moved the resolution relating to senate-district chairs in the coordinated campaign, as printed in the agenda.

The resolution was adopted.

 

 

Endorsement for Park & Recreation Board, District 2

 

The Secretary moved the resolution relating to endorsement for the Park & Recreation Board, District 2.

On Brian Bushay’s motion, the following resolution was substituted for the pending resolution:

 

That a convention is hereby called in Park District 2 for the endorsement of a candidate for the Park & Recreation Board. The convention shall meet at a time and place set by the Chair as an adjourned meeting of the park-district convention held at the recent City Convention.

 

The resolution was amended by inserting “in the upcoming primary and general elections” at the end of the first sentence.

On Brian Bushay’s motion, the resolution was amended by inserting “on Thursday 28 June (or, in the alternative, Wednesday 24 June),” after “meet.”

The substituted resolution, as amended, was adopted in the following form.

 

That a convention is hereby called in Park District 2 for the endorsement of a candidate for the Park & Recreation Board in the upcoming primary and general elections. The convention shall meet on Thursday 28 June (or, in the alternative, Wednesday 24 June), at a time and place set by the Chair as an adjourned meeting of the park-district convention held at the recent City Convention.

 

 

Endorsement for Park & Recreation Board at large

 

Gregory A. Abbott moved that when this meeting adjourns, it adjourn to meet on Monday 2 July, if a candidate who was endorsed at large for the Park & Recreation Board successfully seeks the endorsement in District 2.

Tim Bonham moved to amend the motion by striking out “on Monday 2 July” and inserting “thirty minutes after the convention called in Park District 2 adjourns.” The motion was lost.

Rick Stafford moved to amend the motion by striking out “on Monday 2 July” and inserting “at least ten days after the convention called in Park District 2.” The motion was adopted.

Mr. Abbott’s motion, as amendedthat when this meeting adjourns, it adjourn to meet at least ten days after the convention called in Park District 2, if a candidate who was endorsed at large for the Park & Recreation Board successfully seeks the endorsement in District 2was adopted.

 

 

New Business

 

Air conditioning

 

Joyce Mason moved the following resolution:

 

Resolved, That the Central Committee shall meet only in air-conditioned space until 30 September.

 

On Gregory A. Abbott’s motion, the meeting adjourned at 7:32 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Julie Mattson Ostrow

Secretary

 

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