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Newton Dems Quarterly General Meeting - Agenda

  • Women's Workshop 72 Columbus Street Newton, MA, 02461 United States (map)

Regular meeting of the general membership of the Newton Democratic City Committee. This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. Only Democratic Committee members in Newton may vote on proceedings.


Shawn Fitzgibbons, Chair and Sharon Stout, Co-Chair

Newton Democratic City Committee

Thursday, September 15, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Women’s Club, 72 Columbus Street, Newton Highlands MA

Call of the roll/Sign in (7:30)

Approval of minutes of the previous meeting (7:35 pm)

Reports of officers, ward and standing committees (7:40 pm)

  • Treasurer’s report

  • 2016 MA Democratic Primary results:

    • Recognition of Sheriff Koutoujian, Marilyn Devaney and Bill Humphrey

  • Hillary Clinton campaign updates and ways to volunteer

    • Newton activities

    • NH activities - and travel opportunities

    • Fundraisers

  • Joe Kennedy re-election campaign - yard signs available

  • 2016 Brunch this Sunday, September 18

    • Volunteer assignments

  • Ballot questions overview

  • No on Question 2 campaign update - Newton School Committee endorsing

Announcements (8:30 pm)

  • Presidential debate watch parties: Rep. Ruth Balser (32 Audubon Drive) for September 25, Councilor Ruthanne Fuller (163 Suffolk Rd) for October 9 and Kay Khan (18 St. Mary’s St) for October 19

  • Debates are from 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Welcome new members (8:30 pm)

Unfinished business (8:35 pm)

New business (8:35 pm)

  • Question 3 - farm animal welfare ballot question/Stephanie Harris

  • Political donations from the NDCC: distributing $4,000 to Democratic candidates for MA Senate and House in contested elections

Next general meeting: Thursday, Dec. 1, 7:30pm, 72 Columbus St, Newton Highlands