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Newton Dems Executive Committee meeting

  • Newton City Hall Cafeteria 1000 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA, 02459 United States (map)

Regular meeting of the Newton Dems executive committee. ALL are welcome to attend whether or not you are a member of the executive committee. Agenda to be posted. Questions email 


Thursday, February 2, 7:30 pm Cafeteria, Newton City Hall


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

  • Marches on Washington/Boston

  • Welcoming City Ordinance update - issue campaign coordinator needed

  • Custodians issue: update

  • Knitting for justice (Ruth Dain)

  • Sister districts - Maine 2 suggested - Coordinator needed

  • Local elections - Candidates & policy reminder

  • 8:00 pm - March 19 “What YOU can do NOW” training

    • Dial-in Number: 1-712-770-8099

    • Conference Code: 219194

  • Additional issues to consider for the NDCC - ideas welcome

  • Caucus - March 19 - simpler check-in?

  • State and Ward Committee updates [note - there is an important state committee meeting taking place at the same time as our meeting, so SC members will be absent)


Announcements (8:10)


Recognition of New Members (8:10)

  • Sharon Sasanow, Jesse Bruhn, Ellen Ackerman, Steven Feinstein, Simon Steele & Paul Glickman from Ward 5

  • Jacob Meisel, Peter and Judith Myerson & Maxine Alchek from Ward 8


Old business ()

  • Canvassing feedback committee (Jim Hadley)


New business (8:15 pm)

  • Change Committee report (Priscilla)

  • Sister district: Maine 2


Next meeting: General meeting, Thursday, March 2, 7:30 pm, Women’s Workshop

Newton delegate allocation regular/alternate: W1-9/4, W2-10/4, W3-9/4, W4-8/4, W5-10/4, W6-10/4, W7-7/4, W8-8/4

Earlier Event: January 31
Ward 6 Dems Meeting - all welcome