Friday, August 06, 2010
Minutes of the Re-convening of the Convention Proceedings
The Washington County Democrats met at the Washington County Democratic Headquarters on Friday, August 6th, 2010, to reconvene the convention originally held in March of 2010. The meeting was held pursuant to notice to those members that were delegates to the original convention that were members of the Washington 3rd and 4th Wards.
The Temporary Chairperson, Louise Frakes, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Seven delegates, and 10 alternates, and registered Democrats were seated for a total of 17 participants. This fulfilled the number needed for a quorum as required by the state constitution. Lists are attached to the minutes.
The meeting started with the Pledge of Allegiance and the Star Spangled Banner.
The temporary Chair called for election of both a permanent chair and a secretary.
Fred Stark made the motion, 2nd by Pete Morrison that Louise Frakes, be elected to the position of permanent chair. The motion was approved.
Everett Burham made the motion 2nd by Mike Roe, that Peter Morrison, be appointed permanent secretary and that motion was approved.
Pete Morrison made the motion that all present be seated as delegates, 2nd by Fred Stark. Motion passed.
Richard Gilmore was present as willing to run for the open Washington County Supervisor position in District 5.
Richard presented a brief history of his resume and experience, and indicated that he had decided to pursue the position with a petition.
The Chair asked if anybody else wished to be placed in nomination, and finding none the group elected Richard by acclamation.
Some additional discussion was followed by the announcement that a vote by mail effort was planned for Saturday, August 7th, 2010. Individuals that were interested in participating were encouraged to sign up.
The Convention concluded at 7:19 p.m., having completed all requirements.
Next regular meeting of the Washington County Democrats will be held August 10, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the headquarters location.
Peter G. Morrison, Secretary