Marlborough Democratic City Committee (MDCC)
2016-05-07 Monthly Meeting
Saturday, May 7, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
The Coffee Loft, 406 Lincoln Street, Marlborough, MA 01752
Call to Order
Rules & Bylaws
Website & Communications
Labor Day Committee
Heritage Days Committee
Holiday Party Committee
Discussion on MDCC banner
Kirk Hurley; Chair, George LaVenture, Treasurer, Debbie Doucette, Secretary, Dan Caruso, Donna Scalcione, Barbara Fenby, Barbara P. Allen (Pellegrini), David Doucette, Joan Gregoire, Alice Wertheimer, Danielle Gregoire, Beverly Waring, Barbara Shapiro, Diane L. Stevens and Alison Serrano
Call to Order: Kirk Hurley, Chair
State Convention will be held in Lowell on June 4. Barbara Allen is not able to attend. Donna Scalcione, our alternate delegate, will attend.
Kirk is continuing his work on the MDCC budget.
Rowe is working on coordinating a cookout after the Marlborough Labor Day parade
Governor Council; Kirk will proceed to present all candidates for Government Council. Possibly set for 6/11/16 for the September Primary.
Kirk attended the Roosevelt Dinner. Had an opportunity to speak to Joseph Kennedy. (?)
We need to invite Secretary of State, William F. Galvin to speak to our (City or Dem Committee).?
Bank Balance for the following months:
Alice W. has an expense in hand for the website annual renewal, $49.
Annual Dues: $25 per member; have not yet been received
Rules & Bylaws: No meeting. No business pending before the committee; noreport
Web-Site & Communications: Alice W. concerned with our Social Mediapublicity such as Facebook. Needs help in creating a media presence. Kirk tookthis under advisement and will take it up in our next meeting.
Labor Day Committee: TBA
Heritage Days Committee: TBA
Holiday Party Committee: TBA
Discussion on Marlborough Democratic City Committee banner.
It will be free standing with grommets for easy hanging.
Received the layout. Have option of the following sizes:
2’ X 5’ = $100
3’ X 5’ = $150
3’ X 6’ = $180
Treasurer recommended the 2’ X 5’ size.
Should we add the website on the banner—would need the banner to be larger.
Adding a QR code to the banner for alternative media connection. There was arequest for 2 proofs. One proof showing a QR code and one without.
A motion was held to add the QR code to banner: 8 Yes - 5 No
There was a 2nd motion to table the discussion on the banner till next meetingwhen we will have a the proofs available . All members voted in favor of tabling the discussion until our next meeting.
Barbara Allen announced that State Rep Niki Tsongas will be attending an eventat the Marlborough Library later this afternoon. (May 7th)
David Doucette wanted to remind everyone that the 350.org is scheduling a June2nd meeting at the First Baptist Church in Marlborough. Jamie Eldridge will bespeaking.
Dan Caruso informed us that Paul Farrell will be running for State Representativeagainst Danielle Gregoire.
Carmine Gentile is holding his “kick-off” campaign. It is being held atBullfinches in Sudbury, May 12th from 7-9 pm. Carmine has no opponent thisterm.
Motion to Adjourn @ 9:53 AM:
All in Favor---meeting adjourned