Michael Smith

Announcing the August 8 Central Committee Meeting

The Central Committee meeting of the Democratic Party of Multnomah County will take place:

Thursday, August 8 2019
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

Election of Treasurer

Jil Heimensen resigned from the position of Treasurer on July 2. We thank her for her service and wish her well in her future endeavors. Per our bylaws, the election to fill the vacancy must take place at a Central Committee meeting that takes place between 30 and 60 days after the position becomes vacant. 

We will be conducting an election to fill the vacant office of Treasurer of the Party at the Central Committee meeting of the Democratic Party of Multnomah County. Two candidates have nominated themselves for this election: Dean Price and Deian Salazar. You will find a link to find their biographies at www.multdems.org. We will also accept nominations from the floor.

Standing Rule 12

The Central Committee voted to refer proposed Standing Rule 12, a procedure to engage and provide resources to candidates, to an ad-hoc committee for review and to present to the August CC. The proposed language for Standing Rule 12 may be found here. The Central Committee will consider the proposal and vote on whether to adopt Standing Rule 12.

Proposed Bylaw Amendment

A bylaw amendment proposal was announced at the June CC and is to be considered in August. It provides for the Democratic Party of Multnomah County to Endorse Democrats running against Democrats: “Optional Endorsement of Candidates” 

Committee Reports and Precinct Committee Person Appointments

We will hear reports from the Alternative Voting Methods pilot project and the Racial Inclusivity Workgroup. Also, we will vote to fill vacancies for Precinct Committee Persons. A list of persons eligible for appointment can be found here.

Minutes and Agenda

The minutes of the June Central Committee Meeting may be found here.

Watch this space for the August agenda and live meeting minutes.

 

Thank you for everything you do.

Sincerely,

Lurelle Robbins, Chair

The Democratic Party of Multnomah County

chair@multdems.org

The Democratic Party of Multnomah County strives to be welcoming and accessible to all. If you or someone you know require ADA or any other accommodations to attend one of our events please contact us to tell us how to make your attendance possible. admin@multdems.org

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Resolutions for the May 11th Central Committee Meeting

The next Central Committee Business Meeting and Social Program are scheduled for Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at the Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th Ave, Portland, OR 97212. (Map)

The Platform, Resolution and Legislative Committee (PRLC) of the Multnomah County Democratic Party will be presenting the following resolutions for vote at the next Central Committee Business Meeting on Thursday, May 11th starting at 7:30pm:

Resolution 2017-1 In Support of the WE THE PEOPLE Amendment
Resolution 2017-2 Security for Social Security

We also wish to announce that the following resolutions passed the April 13th Central Committee Meeting:

Resolution 2017-4 High Risk Testing
Resolution 2017-5 Affordable Housing Resolution
Resolution 2017-6 Portland Public Schools Bond Measure
Resolution 2017-7 Mt Hood Community College Bond Measure
Resolution 2017-8 National Popular Vote

UPDATE: Minutes from Previous Meeting, Agenda and Current Meeting Minutes Below:

MINUTES FROM APRIL CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING
AGENDA FOR MAY CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING

DRAFT MINUTES FOR THE MAY 11, 2017 CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING

 

Eligible PCP candidates for April 13th CC Meeting

A spreadsheet of the PCP candidates eligible for appointment at the April 13th Central Committee Meeting can be found here.

Interested Multnomah county residents who are registered as a Democrat may learn more about becoming a PCP both at the Central Committee meeting and through our website here.

UPDATE:

DRAFT MINUTES FOR APRIL 12TH MCDCC MEETING

AGENDA FOR APRIL CC MEETING

MINUTES OF MARCH CC MEETING