Announcing the January 10th Central Committee Meeting

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, January 10
Hollywood Senior Center
1820 NE 40th Avenue, Portland 97212

Please note that this meeting is separate and distinct from the Organization Meeting on January 13th. We will not be voting on Party officers or SCC and CD delegates at this Central Committee meeting. However, we will be voting on an amendment to the Party’s bylaws.

Our schedule is as follows:

6:00 PM Doors open.
6:30 PM Registration and Sign In
7:00 PM Business Meeting begins
8:00 PM Credentialing Ends
9:00 PM Scheduled end of Business Meeting

Invited speakers for the social portion include:

  • Kevin Fitts, speaking on Peer Respite legislation;
  • Mary Thurman and Education Study group on their success in getting 2 bills in the legislature;
  • State Representatives Janelle Bynum and Tawna Sanchez
  • Representatives for the proposed Compassionate Care District, which is scheduled to come before the Portland City Council at their January 17 meeting.

We will be voting on an amendment to the Party Bylaws. This amendment changes the procedure by which we amend the Bylaws in the future. You may read the full amendment here.

We will also be voting on a resolution in support of the Compassionate Care District. You may read the full resolution here.

We will not be voting on Precinct Committee Persons at this meeting.

As a reminder, the Organizational Meeting, where we will vote for Party officers and SCC and CD delegates, will be held Sunday January 13th at the Embassy Suites PDX Airport, 7900 NE 82nd Ave., Portland, OR 97220. Details at

Stay tuned to this space for further details.