Agenda for February 18th, 2020 Business Meeting

 DRAFT AGENDA – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Join the Libertarian Party of Orange County, FL for our regular business meeting on Tuesday, February 18th, 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:    Orlando Brewing   1301 Atlanta Ave, Orlando, Fl 32806

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 January 21st, 2019 Business Meeting

7:35 – Guest Speaker – Deacon Fred Molina: Diocese of Orlando Human Trafficking Task Force

Deacon Fred Molina was the first director of the Diocese of Orlando Human Trafficking Task Force, which began in 2014.  The task force educates the community to detect human trafficking victims and empowers the community to end trafficking and support survivors for their recovery. The task force has 80 members who train people in parishes and schools to recognize labor and sexually trafficked people and how to help them.  The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops uses the diocesan model nationwide to set up other task forces.

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/DOHTTF

7:55 – Officer Reports

Chair Report – Ralph Groves

Vice-Chair Report – N/A

Secretary Report – Mari Peele

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele

8:15 – Committee Reports

Bylaws Report

Finance Report

Communications Report

Membership Report

Platform Report

8:25 – Old Business

8:30 – New Business 

  • Motion 2020-09
    • Mover: Mari Peele
    • Motion: I move to accept the resignation of Derek Ryan as Vice-Chair.
  • Floor motions
  • Open discussion

9:00 – Adjourn for Social Hour

11:00 – Venues Close

Business Meeting Minutes

JANUARY 21ST, 2020

Opening

The regular meeting of the Libertarian Party of Orange County, Fl. was called to order at 7:23pm on January 21st, 2020 at Orlando Brewing by Chair – Ralph Groves.

Present

Executive Committee: Chair – Ralph Groves, Mari Peele – Secretary, Greg Peele – Treasurer        

Voting Members: Wayne Jackman, Rob Casterline

Regular Members: None

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

Quorum of voting members was established.

Approval and Adoption of Agenda

Wayne Jackman made a motion to adopt the agenda. The motion was seconded by Greg Peele and passed unanimously.

Approval of the Minutes

Wayne Jackman moved to approve the minutes from the December 17th, 2019 business meeting. The motion was seconded by Greg Peele and motion carried without objection.

Guest Speaker – Frank Blanco – Candidate for Florida House District 44

Chair Report – Ralph Groves

Vice-Chair Report – No Report

Secretary Report – Mari Peele

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele

By-Laws Report – No Report

Finance Report – No Report

Communications Report – Greg Peele

Membership Report – Wayne Jackman            

Candidates Report – No Report

Platform Report – No Report

Old Business

  • None

New Business

  • Motion 2020-07 – Expenditure for LPF Convention table
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Second: Wayne Jackman
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  

Text: I move to authorize the expenditure of up to $100 to the Libertarian Party of Florida for the purpose of reserving a vendor table at the Libertarian Party of Florida Convention for use by the non-profit organization Operation: Blazing Sword.

  • Motion 2020-08: Resolution
    • Mover: Ralph Groves
    • Second: Greg Peele
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  

Text: The LPOC endorses the Commemoration of the Centennial of the tragic massacre of Black Ocoee Citizens that occurred in 1920. The LPOC opposes racism in any form and supports harmony among all citizens.

Open 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.

Adjournment

Greg Peele made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Wayne Jackman and passed unanimously.

Meeting was adjourned at 9:02pm by Chair – Ralph Groves. The next business meeting will be at 7:00pm on February 18th, 2020, at Orlando Brewing.

Minutes submitted by:     Mari Peele

Libertarian Party of Orange County presents:

Come join us for our January 2020 Business Meeting featuring Frank Blanco for Florida House District 44.

Check out his website at: https://www.blancoforhouse.com/

We will be meeting on January 21st, 2020 at the Orlando Brewing at 1301 Atlanta Ave, Orlando, Fl 32806

All are welcome to the social and to hear our Featured Speaker as well to attend the Business Meeting which will follow.

Agenda for January 21st, 2020 Business Meeting

 DRAFT AGENDA – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Join the Libertarian Party of Orange County, FL for our regular business meeting on Tuesday, January 21st, 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:    Orlando Brewing   1301 Atlanta Ave, Orlando, Fl 32806

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 December 17th, 2019 Business Meeting

7:35 – Guest Speaker – Frank Blanco – Candidate for Florida House District 44

Visit his website at – https://www.blancoforhouse.com/

7:55 – 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 

  • Motion 2020-07
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Motion: I move to authorize the expenditure of up to $100 to the Libertarian Party of Florida for the purpose of reserving a vendor table at the Libertarian Party of Florida Convention for use by the non-profit organization Operation: Blazing Sword.
  • 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.

9:00 – Adjourn for Social Hour

11:00 – Venues Close

Business Meeting Minutes

December 17th, 2019

Opening

The regular meeting of the Libertarian Party of Orange County, Fl. was called to order at 7:52pm on December 17th, 2019 at The Village Inn by Chair – Ralph Groves.

Present

Executive Committee: Chair – Ralph Groves, Mari Peele – Secretary, Greg Peele – Treasurer        

Voting Members: Wayne Jackman

Regular Members: None

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

Quorum of voting members was established.

Approval and Adoption of Agenda

Greg Peele made a motion to adopt the agenda. The motion was seconded by Ralph Groves and passed unanimously.

Floor Motion 2020-05

  • Motion 2020-05: Motion to Excuse Absence of Rob Casterline
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Second: Wayne Jackman
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  

Approval of the Minutes

The minutes from the December 17th, 2019 business meeting we approved without contest.

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

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

Chair Report – Ralph Groves

Vice-Chair Report – No Report

Secretary Report – Mari Peele

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele

By-Laws Report – No Report

Finance Report – No Report

Communications Report – Greg Peele

Membership Report – No Report              

Candidates Report – No Report

Platform Report – No Report

Old Business

  • None

New Business

  • Committee Appointments
    • Wayne Jackman was appointed Membership Chair by Chairman Groves and accepted the position.
  • Motion 2020-02: “Right of Adults to Cannabis” Petition
    • Mover: Greg Peele on behalf of Rob Casterline
    • Second: Wayne Jackman
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  

Text: 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: Expenditure for tablecloth
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Second: Mari Peele
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  

Text: 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: Expenditure for LPF Pins
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Second: Mari Peele
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  

Text: I move to authorize expenditure of up to $50 to purchase approximately 20 branded Libertarian Party of Florida pins.

  • Motion 2020-06: Change of Venue
    • Mover: Wayne Jackman
    • Second: Greg Peele
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  

Text: I move to change the venue back to Orlando Brewing for our next meeting.

Open Discussion

Adjournment

Mari Peele made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Greg Peele and passed unanimously.

Meeting was adjourned at 9:58pm by Chair – Ralph Groves. The next business meeting will be at 7:00pm on January 21st, 2020, at Orlando Brewing.

Minutes submitted by:     Mari Peele

APPENDIX A

“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.

Libertarian Party of Orange County presents:

Come join us for our December 2019 Business Meeting featuring Izzy Aly from Kronotiq Media, LLC.

“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.”

Check out his book at: www.millennialpuzzle.com/

We will be meeting on December 17th, 2019 at the Village Inn Restaurant at 3130 Daniels Road, Winter Garden, Fl 34787.

All are welcome to the social and to hear our Featured Speaker as well to attend the Business Meeting which will follow.

Agenda for DECEMBER 17th, 2019 Business Meeting

 DRAFT AGENDA – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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.”

Visit his website at – www.kronotiq.com/

Check out his book at: www.millennialpuzzle.com/

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

APPENDIX A

“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.

Business Meeting Minutes

November 19th, 2019

Opening

The regular meeting of the Libertarian Party of Orange County, Fl. was called to order at 7:54pm on November 19th, 2019 at The Village Inn by Chair – Derek Ryan.

Present

Executive Committee: Chair – Derek Ryan, Mari Peele – Secretary, Greg Peele – Treasurer, Platform Chair – Wayne Jackman              

Voting Members: Ralph Groves

Regular Members: Rob Casterline

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

Quorum of voting members was established.

Approval and Adoption of Agenda

Greg Peele made a motion to adopt the agenda. The motion was seconded by Ralph Groves and passed unanimously.

Approval of the Minutes

Wayne Jackman made a motion to accept the minutes from the September 17th, 2019 business meeting. The motion was seconded by Greg Peele and passed unanimously.

Chair Report – No Report

Vice-Chair Report – No Report

Secretary Report – Mari Peele

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele

By-Laws Report – No Report

Communications Report – Greg Peele

Finance Report – No Report

Membership Report – No Report              

Candidates Report – No Report

Platform Report – No Report

Old Business

  • None

New Business

  • Annual Elections
    • Nominations for Chair:
      • Ralph Groves was nominated for the position of Chair by Wayne Jackman and accepted the nomination.
      • Ralph Groves was elected Chair by unanimous vote.
    • Nominations for Vice-Chair:
      • Derek Ryan was nominated for the position of Vice-Chair by Wayne Jackman and accepted the nomination.
      • Derek Ryan was elected Vice-Chair by unanimous vote.
    • Nominations for Secretary:
      • Mari Peele was nominated for the position of Secretary by Wayne Jackman and accepted the nomination.
      • Mari Peele was elected Secretary by unanimous vote.
    • Nominations for Treasurer:
      • Greg Peele was nominated for the position of Treasurer by Wayne Jackman and accepted the nomination.
      • Greg Peele was elected Treasurer by unanimous vote.
  • Motion 2020-01: Motion to Authorize an Annual Budget
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Second: Mari Peele
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  

Text: I move to authorize an annual budget of the following expenditures:

  • Up to $100 for the Communications Committee to maintain IT services including renewing the email and domain name services.
  • Up to $110 for the Finance Committee to renew the USPS PO Box and purchase mail supplies.
  • Up to $250 for the Membership Committee to plan and conduct outreach events.
  • Up to $120 for the Communications Committee to print flyers, brochures, and other materials as needed.
  • Up to $150 for the Communications Committee to sponsor social media advertising.
    • Open Discussion

Adjournment

Greg Peele made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Wayne Jackman and passed unanimously.

Meeting was adjourned at 9:06pm by Chair – Derek Ryan. The next business meeting will be at 7:00pm on December 17th, 2019, at The Village Inn Restaurant.

Minutes submitted by:     Mari Peele

Agenda for November 19th, 2019 Business Meeting and Annual Officer Elections

 DRAFT AGENDA – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Join the Libertarian Party of Orange County, FL for our regular business meeting on Tuesday, November 19th, 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 October 15th, 2019 Business Meeting

7:50 – Officer Reports

Chair Report – Derek Ryan

Vice-Chair Report – Pedro Geliga

Secretary Report – Mari Peele

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele

8:00 – Committee Reports

Bylaws Report

Finance Report

Communications Report

Membership Report

Candidates Report

Platform Report

8:20 – Old Business

None

8:30 – New Business 

  • Officer Elections – (See Appendix A and Appendix B for eligibility requirements.)
    • Nominations
      • Chair
      • Vice Chair
      • Secretary
      • Treasurer
    • Opportunity of Nominee Speeches
    • Elections
      • Chair
      • Vice Chair
      • Secretary
      • Treasurer
  • Committee Appointments by Chair (See Appendix C and Appendix D for additional information on committee composition.
  • Motion 2020-01: Motion to Authorize an Annual Budget
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Text: I move to authorize an annual budget of the following expenditures:
      • Up to $100 for the Communications Committee to maintain IT services including renewing the email and domain name services.
      • Up to $110 for the Finance Committee to renew the USPS PO Box and purchase mail supplies.
      • Up to $250 for the Membership Committee to plan and conduct outreach events.
      • Up to $120 for the Communications Committee to print flyers, brochures, and other materials as needed.
      • Up to $150 for the Communications Committee to sponsor social media advertising.

8:45 On-boarding for newly elected officers

9:00 – Adjourn for Social Hour at Chili’s

11:00 – Venues Close

APPENDIX A – MEMBER ELIGIBILITY

Constitution

Article II: Membership and Dues

Section I

A regular member in the LPOC is defined as a person who signs the membership pledge “I hereby certify that I do not believe in or advocate the initiation of force as a means of achieving political or social goals” and supports Libertarian principles. Registered membership in the Libertarian Party of Florida is sufficient to qualify as signing this pledge. Regular members maintain their membership status for life unless explicitly revoked.

Section II

An active member is defined as any person who is a regular member and has attended attends 6 of the previous 12 or 4 of the previous 6 regular business meetings. An active member who does not maintain the required attendance shall automatically become a regular member. If any member provides good and sufficient reason for an absence from a business meeting, the absence may be excused by a two-thirds vote. Absences from special called meetings and absences incurred by public officials due to conducting official duties shall be automatically excused. Excused absences shall be treated as if the member were in attendance at the business meeting for the purposes of determining active membership status and for requirements of state law, but not for any other purpose, including but not limited to determining quorum, threshold for passing motions, etc.

Section III

A voting member is defined as any person who is an active member, is not a member of another political party, and resides, is employed, or attends school at a documented physical address in Orange County. A voting member who joins another political party or fails to maintain an Orange County qualifying address shall automatically become an active member.

APPENDIX B – ELECTIONS

Constitution

Article III: Officers and Executive Committee

Section I

The officers of the LPOC consist of a Chair, a Vice-Chair, a Secretary, and a Treasurer. These persons will be members of the Executive Committee.

Section II

Committee chairs, whether elected or appointed, will be members of the Executive Committee.

Section III

Officers shall be elected for a term of one year by a majority vote of voting members present at the November meeting of each year.

Section IV

Officers must be a voting member of LPOC, a registered member of the Libertarian Party of Florida, and reside in Orange County.

Section V

The Chair shall preside over meetings.

Section VI

The Vice-Chair shall perform the duties of the Chair in conjunction with, or in the absence of, the Chair.

Section VII

The Secretary shall keep LPOC records including, but not limited to:

  1. Minutes of meetings
  2. Records of membership; and
  3. Official correspondence

The Secretary shall ensure members are informed of meetings and events. The Secretary shall perform the duties of the Chair in the absence of the Chair and the Vice-Chair.

Section VIII

The Treasurer shall be the Chief Financial Officer and shall receive, hold, disburse, and account for all funds under the direction of the Executive Committee. The Treasurer shall perform the duties of the Chair in the absence of the Chair, the Vice-Chair, and the Secretary.

APPENDIX C – COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Constitution

Article III: Officers and Executive Committee

Section II

Committee chairs, whether elected or appointed, will be members of the Executive Committee.

APPENDIX D – COMMITTEE COMPOSITION

Bylaws

Article II: Standing Committees

Section I

There will be the following standing committees: Finance, Communications, Membership, Bylaws, and Platform.

Section II

Committee chairs shall be appointed by the Chair and confirmed by majority vote.

Section III

The Vice-Chair shall be a member of the Membership Committee and the Platform Committee. The Treasurer shall be a member of the Finance Committee. The Secretary shall be a member of the Communications Committee. The Chair shall be a member of the Bylaws Committee.

Section IV

Special committees may be created by majority vote for a specific purpose. Special committees shall conduct business in accordance that purpose and dissolve with a final report at the next annual business meeting or an earlier date as specified in the authorizing motion. Unless otherwise specified in the authorizing motion or in these Bylaws, special committees shall have the same duties, requirements, and privileges as standing committees.

Libertarian Party of Orange County, Fl. 

Business Meeting Minutes 

October 15th, 2019 

Opening 

The regular meeting of the Libertarian Party of Orange County, Fl. was called to order at 7:30pm October 15th, 2019 at The Village Inn by Chair – Derek Ryan. 

Present 

Executive Committee: Chair – Derek Ryan, Mari Peele – Secretary, Greg Peele – Treasurer, Platform Chair – Wayne Jackman

Voting Members: Ralph Groves

Regular Members: None

Guest Speaker –Erin Palette – Operation: Blazing Sword

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

Quorum of voting members was established. 

Approval and Adoption of Agenda 

Greg Peele made a motion to adopt the agenda. The motion was seconded by Wayne Jackman and passed unanimously.  

Approval of the Minutes 

Wayne Jackman made a motion to accept the minutes from the September 17th, 2019 business meeting. The motion was seconded by Greg Peele and passed unanimously. 

LPF State Coordination Report –Derek Ryan  

Chair Report –Derek Ryan  

Vice-Chair Report – No Report

Secretary Report – Mari Peele 

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele 

By-Laws ReportNo Report 

Communications ReportGreg Peele  

Finance ReportNo Report  

Membership ReportNo Report 

Candidates Report – No Report

Platform Report – No Report 

Old Business 

  • None  

New Business 

  • Motion 19-018: Motion to authorize up to $200 for a branded table cloth and tabling supplies.
    • Mover: Greg Peele 
    • Second: Mari Peele
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  
    • Text: I move to authorize up to $200 for a branded table cloth and tabling supplies.
  • Motion 19-019: Motion to authorize up to $50 to purchase lapel pins to distribute to certain level donors.
    • Mover: Greg Peele 
    • Second: Ralph Groves
    • Disposition: passed unanimously  
    • Text: I move to authorize an expenditure of up to $50 to purchase lapel pins to distribute to certain level donors
  • Open Discussion 

Adjournment 

Wayne Jackman made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Greg Peele and passed unanimously.  

Meeting was adjourned at 09:57pm by Chair – Derek Ryan. The next business meeting will be at 7:00pm on November 19th, 2019, at The Village Inn Restaurant. 

Minutes submitted by: Mari Peele