MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE MEMBERS
OF LONGMONT AREA DEMOCRATS
HELD FEBRUARY 6, 2008
A Regular Meeting of the Members of Longmont Area Democrats was held February 6, 2008
at the Longmont Public Works Center 375 Airport Road, Longmont, Colorado 80503, commencing
at approximately 7:07 p.m.
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order by President Marilyn Hughes who presided. Board Secretary
Jack Wolfe, acted as Secretary of the meeting.
Twenty-seven members and guests were present.
County Democratic Party Chair Deb Gardner thanked all those who came to caucus, all those
who worked at caucus and all those who threw themselves in front of a train at caucus. The Bould
County turnout of almost18,000 was second highest county in state, behind only Denver, even
though other counties had more registered Democrats.
Jack Wolfe reviewed the proposed changes to the Bylaws that had been continued since the
December meeting Following discussion, and upon motion duly made, seconded and unanimously
carried, it was
RESOLVED, that revised the Bylaws, as presented to this meeting, be approved and
GOINGS ON AT THE STATE CAPITOL
State Representative Paul Weismann and State Senator Brandon Shaffer reported on activities
at the State Capitol and answered questions from the members. Among those topics discussed were:
election machine certification education, health care, severance taxes, vision versus experience in
politics (conclusion: both are necessary), and the impacts of the economy on state finances.
There being no further business to come before the meeting, it was adjourned at approximately
Jack P. Wolfe