Central Committee Meeting: Thursday August 9, 7 PM

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MONTH’S BUSINESS MEETING BEGINS AT  7:00 PM AND IS EXPECTED TO GO TWO HOURS. WE WILL BE DISCUSSING WHICH BALLOT MEASURES TO ENDORSE OR OPPOSE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION.

We cordially invite you to this month’s meeting of the Central Committee of the Democratic Party of Multnomah County. The meeting will take place:

Thursday, August 9
Hollywood Senior Center
1820 NE 40th Avenue, Portland 97212
(Map)
Our schedule is as follows:
6:00 PM Doors open.
6:30 PM Registration and Sign in
7:00 PM Business Meeting begins.
9:00 PM Scheduled end of Business Meeting.

The primary business focus of the August Central Committee meeting is to consider proposals from the Endorsement Task Force.  We will determine the Party position on ballot measures and our collective position on those measures to be voted on in November.  The options are: 1. to endorse, 2. to oppose, or 3. to take no position. To endorse or oppose requires a two-thirds vote.

Endorsement Task Force recommendations may be found here, with an addendum relating to measure PDX03 here.

We will consider the following resolutions:
Resolution 2018 – 8  relating to the plight of immigrants and separation of children  REUNITE Act
Resolution 2018 – 9  relating to Climate Change Policy and creation of an Oregon Carbon Budget  Oregon 2 deg C Carbon Budget

We will also vote to fill vacant Precinct Committee Person positions. The list of candidates for appointment is available here.