Marlborough Democratic City Committee (MDCC)
2016-08-06 Monthly Meeting
Saturday, August 6, 2016 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Marlborough Public Library (Story Book Room)
35 W. Main St., Marlborough, MA 01752
Call to Order
Minutes of Last Meeting (if available)
Treasurer's Report (if available)
Members Present: Kirk Hurley; Chair, Debbie Doucette, Secretary, Dan Caruso, Barbara P. Allen (Pellegrini), David Doucette, Alice Wertheimer, Danielle Gregoire, Barbara Shapiro, Diane L. Stevens, Michael Ossing, Rosalind Baker Lisa Boles Charlotte Holly, Babs Fenby, Sue Kennedy and Christopher S. Lorant (?)
Meeting called to order by Kirk Hurley at 9:15AM
Treasurer’s Report: No Report
Project Progress Report
Handed out voter registration packets to be used as a tool in recruiting party members and registering new voters.
Ward chairs of 1, 4, 5 & 7 have not been showing up at meetings. Need to contact them
Labor Day Parade – Monday 9/5/16
Committee Head – Kirk Hurley
Confirmed with Rowe’s Funeral Home that we have the space on their lawn for our registration table along with Ice Cream from Trombettas
Labor Day begins at 12 noon -- plan on being at our table by 1:30 when people begin marching through ending around 4pm.
There will be certain streets closed during the parade—don’t know which ones at this time
Early Voting Rules from Secretary of State will apply to Presidential and any Statewide office elections only. Will NOT APPLY to primaries or local elections.
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Governor Council Candidates Forum will be scheduled for our Sept 3rd meeting.
October Meeting will be scheduled on Saturday October 8th
Committee/Projects & Reports
Heritage Days – Dan Caruso Head of Committee
Requirement—need to register before September 1st. No electrical hook-ups needed
Sue Kennedy -
Vote Builder for each ward—Training could be arranged. Diane will fill out Vote Builder form for ward 3 and Dan or Kirk will fill out form for ward 2. Vote Builder will be expected to be up and running by September 3rd meeting.
Danielle has offered to provide some lawn signs for Hillary at a cost –not sure how much
Alice proposed that we have a round table discussion on what our democratic values as a group are. What do we stand for? There was majority support from the group to do this.
Adjourned meeting at 10:05 am
Minutes prepared by
Debbie Doucette, Secretary