The Credentials Committee reported that a quorum was present and the meeting was called into order at 8:03 pm starting with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a moment of silence. Officers present were Walt Huston - President, Steve Zeledon - Vice President, Al Ambs - Treasurer, and Dolores Peers, Secretary.
People Attended: 18
Voting members present: Al Ambs, Allan Rae, Beverly Brown, Dan Livey, Dolores Peers, Harvey Martin, Ray Fones, Becky Fones, David Philipsen, Steven Zeledon, Walt Huston.
Associate members present: Matt Morelli, Stanley Konski, Jean Konski, Dennis Humphrey, Bob Hoffman.
Guests: Dennis Purdy, Juan Lopez
Guest Speaker: Shirley Anderson, Supervisor of Elections discussed; The Mission Statement, Responsibilities, and Mandates of her office. She informed us that poll workers were needed and citizens can pre-register at age 16 to vote when they turn 18. For more information and voter education contact: Hernando County Supervisor of Elections at: 352-754-4125 and www.hernandovotes.com.
The previous meeting minutes and the Treasurer’s report were both accepted into record as posted by unanimous approval on motion by Dan Livey /2nd David Philipsen and Harvey Martin/2nd Becky Fones, respectively.
We will be at “The Farmers Market” on US 19 every Saturday starting 9/12/2015 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm with petitions for the legalization of medical marijuana. Saturday, October 17th we rented a booth for the “Weeki Stock” annual event in Weeki Wachee, Fl. The petitions are provided by “United for Care.” We also will have voter registrations forms, restoration of felon voting rights, single member districts and candidate information. Volunteers are needed.
We will be advertising our monthly meeting date/location and that we have medical marijuana petitions in the “Spring Hill Newsletter.”
The “Monthly Mouthpiece” will be emailed out October 15 – 25, 2015.
We are building our e-mail base and increasing our volunteers.
Information about our Democrat Club was passed out to share with others in our community. We also need volunteers to help with club activities and welcoming committee.
Pay the Rent Program - Small donations are welcome. Booklets are available for monthly donations.
Next month speaker: Debra Myers, Candidate for Supervisor of Elections
Our next meeting will be November 4, 2016.
Please view our petitions and handouts.
8:35 pm adjourned.