Posted here are the Minutes of January 2014. Here are some highlights. David Kruger updated everyone about the anti-fracking bus trip to Albany on January 8th. More press coverage from PBS station WSKG Keen Berger reported that Tim Gay has resigned at the Board of Elections, and will be replaced by Jamal Nelson, District Leader in Harlem. Keen also announced that the transfer of 75 Morton Street from New York State to New York City for a middle school is still in the works. Jonathan Geballe reported on the lawsuit brought by the GVSHP vs. NYU, in which Deborah Glick is involved. He said this was a huge victory for the neighborhood. The court determined that three strips of land that weren’t officially designated parkland could not be used by NYU without permission of the New York State legislature. The University will still proceed with the Zipper Building and other parts […]
At VID’s December meeting the major topics were Small Business, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Sexual Assaults in Military, Filibuster and Campaign Finance Reform Village Independent Democrats approved one letter and three resolutions at the Dec 12th meeting. You can read them by clicking below. Sharon Woolums introduced the resolution on Small Business Jobs Survival Act; Alec Pruchnicki and Ron Illardo presented points in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the resolution. Club President Tony Hoffmann reviewed the points made in the letter to Sen Reid regarding his recent reform of Senate Filibusters and the Resolution for Sen. Gillibrand favoring her approach in legislation protecting women military personnel who have been sexually assaulted. Thank you to Senator Harry Reid for Filibuster reform Resolution in Favor of Sen. Gilllibrand’s Approach to Sexual Harrassment in the Military Resolution Opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership Resolution Re Small Business Jobs Survival Act There was additionally a very thorough discussion […]
Village Independent Democrats are soliciting requests for website and on-line management proposals. You can download the RFP here. RequestforProposalVIDWebsite The completed RFP should be sent to Nathaniel Johnson, the Vice President of the VID’s Technical Committee by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail by December 15 at Village Independent Office, 26 Perry Street, New York, NY 10014.
Thursday, December 12th, 6:30 pm St. John’s Lutheran Church 83 Christopher Street VID’s next Membership Meeting has a full and important agenda. We urge all members to attend and welcome friends and guests. Agenda: District Leader Report– Keen Berger Committee Reports Campaign-Peter Crosta Technology- Nat Johnson Community Affairs- Marti Speranza Fundraising- Nadine Hoffmann 3. VID Club Elections 1 President 3 Vice Presidents Due to circumstances beyond our control notification of dues renewal haven’t gone out. Please bring a check to the membership meeting in case your dues need to be renewed. Nobody will be allowed to vote if their dues are in arrears. Thank you.Please click here for information on voting and election proceduresAny candidate who wishes to send a statement to the VID email list prior to the December Annual Meeting election must deliver the statement by standard format pdf scan to Tony Hoffmann no later than 5:00 p.m. December 5, 2013. (It is not […]