Agenda for DECEMBER 17th, 2019 Business Meeting


Join the Libertarian Party of Orange County, FL for our regular business meeting on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019.

Everyone is welcome to attend, regardless of political affiliation (or lack of). Our focus is the advancement of liberty within our local communities through activism, events, and Libertarian political candidates. Can’t make it and want to support the party? Follow our Livestream during the event and please consider contributing to our success by making a Donation.

The meeting will start with a meet and greet at 7:00 PM. The official call to order for conducting party business is at 7:30 PM. If you can’t make it then, feel free to join us for some social time after!

Location:    Village Inn Restaurant     3130 Daniels Rd, Winter Garden, FL 34787       Side room on the left

7:00 – Meet and Greet

7:30 – Call to Order

Determination of Quorum – 75% of Executive Committee or 25% of all voting members

Declaration of Proxy

Approval and Adoption of Agenda

Review and Approval of Minutes – Minutes for November 19th, 2019 Business Meeting

7:35 – Guest Speaker – Izzy Aly: “Solving the Millennial Puzzle” Book Tour

“Izzy Aly is the founder, owner, and current president of Kronotiq Media as well as the author of ‘Solving the Millennial Puzzle: A guidebook to modern marketing.’ He will be speaking about his book, the latest updates on social media outreach efforts within the LPF and how these new concepts and techniques could be tailored to benefit the Libertarian Party of Orange County. He will also be discussing common issues affecting social media outreach and growth on politically biased platforms, as well as possible solutions to those issues.”

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7:55 – Guest Speaker – Steven Nekhaila – LPF Chairman and LNC Region 2 Representative

“Steven Nekhaila is the current Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida as well as the Region 2 Representative on the Libertarian National Committee. He will be giving an update on the current state of the LPF and his vision for the party in 2020.”

8:05 – Officer Reports

Chair Report – Ralph Groves

Vice-Chair Report – Derek Ryan

Secretary Report – Mari Peele

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele

8:15 – Committee Reports

Bylaws Report

Finance Report

Communications Report

Membership Report

Candidates Report

Platform Report

8:25 – Old Business

8:30 – New Business 

  • Committee Appointments (if any)
  • Motion 2020-02
    • Mover: Rob Casterline
    • Motion: Propose the LPOC publicly endorses, and promotes our endorsement of, the petition and ballot initiative titled “Right of Adults to Cannabis”. (Appendix A)
  • Motion 2020-03
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Motion: I move to authorize expenditure of up to $200 to purchase a branded 6′ tablecloth with the current Libertarian Party of Orange County logo.
  • Motion 2020-04
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Motion: I move to authorize expenditure of up to $50 to purchase approximately 20 branded Libertarian Party of Florida pins.
  • Discussion
    • Speaker: Greg Peele
      • Topic: Branded state and national party materials such as brochures, rack cards, posters, bumper stickers, clothing, etc.
    • Speaker: Greg Peele
      • Topic: Potential commission of designs for branded LPOC t-shirts, polo shirts, and/or neckties for members.
    • Speaker: Greg Peele
      • LPF 2020 Convention and LPOC’s level of support as host affiliate.

8:45 – Adjourn for Social Hour at Chili’s

11:00 – Venues Close


“Right of Adults to Cannabis” Ballot Initiative

Ballot Summary:  This amendment guarantees the right of persons over twenty-one years of age to possess, use, and cultivate cannabis (commonly referred to as marijuana), reserving to the State the power to regulate its purchase and sale in the interest of health and safety.  This amendment applies only to Florida law and state action, and does not immunize violations of federal law.”

Full Text:  All people in the State of Florida twenty-one years of age and older shall have the right under state laws to possession, use, and cultivation of cannabis.  This right shall not be infringed except that the transfer of cannabis by purchase or sale may be regulated as necessary to ensure health and safety.

“Cannabis” in this section is defined as all parts of any plant of the genus Cannabis, whether growing or not, and the seeds thereof.

The provisions of this section are sever-able and if any clause or sentence of this measure, or an application thereof, is adjudged invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, other provisions shall continue to be in effect to the fullest extent possible.