LWV ABC's Annual Meeting will take place on Monday, April 12. We will open the Zoom room at 6 and begin at 6:30 with a visit from Anoka County Commissioner Scott Schulte.
All the documents and links you will need to participate in this meeting can be found in this blog, as well as under "Board Agendas" on the LWV ABC Member's Only page. It will be a good meeting ending promptly by 8:30. Attendance by our members is important, as this is where we will begin the process of setting our goals for the next year. See you at the Annual Meeting!
LWV ABC President Gretchen Sabel
6pm Gather, sign in, social, welcome
6:30 Scott Schulte, Chair of Anoka County Board of Commissioners, remarks and discussion
7:00 President's Report – Gretchen Sabel - file follows
7:30 Treasurer Report - Wes Volkenant - file follows
7:35 Present budget for 2021-22 and vote – Geri Nelson - file follows
7:40 Membership Dues policy change and vote - Pat Kennedy
Proposed Membership Dues Policy 2021
Individual Membership Dues shall be $60 per year. Additional family members residing in the same household shall pay $30 per year in dues. Dues for students enrolled either full-time or part-time in school shall be $10 per year. Flexible Membership Dues will be available to everyone to choose what they can pay, from $5 to $55.
LWV ABC will supplement a Flexible Dues Membership payment in order to pay the per member payment (PMP) to LWVUS and LWVMN. The Flexible Dues Membership option will replace the previous scholarship program offered by LWV ABC.
7:45 Nominations Committee report and vote on slate - Mary Jo Truchon
Nominating Committee Report
Mary Jo Truchon, Chair, Submitted April 2, 2021
Candidates for Board Positions – Two year terms
All incumbents have agreed to run for re-election
President- Gretchen Sabel
Secretary- Arlene Gillett
Membership- Patricia Kennedy
Candidates for Nominating Committee (Off- Board Positions- One year terms)
Nominating Committee Chair- Mary Jo Truchon
Nominating Committee Member- Glenda Meixell
7:50 Affirm local positions; introduce plan for local action agenda – Gretchen Sabel - file follows
8:00 Affirm local Non-partisan policy – Geri Nelson - Click this link for Non-partisan policy
8:10 Proposed bylaws changes and vote – Pat Kennedy - See following "Summary of Changes" and "Proposed Bylaw Changes", Current bylaws are at this link.
8:20 Present Zilla Way Award to this year's outstanding local League member – Gretchen Sabel
Click this link for a list of our valued past awardees
8:25 Wrap up and farewell, next steps (including State Convention in June) – Gretchen Sabel
8:30 End of meeting
Full Committee Reports follow; these will be summarized by Gretchen Sabel in the President's Report.
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