February Minutes

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.

CAUCUS REVIEW

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.

BUSINESS MEETING

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

adopted.

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.

ADJOURN

There being no further business to come before the meeting, it was adjourned at approximately

8:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Jack P. Wolfe

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