On October 12th VID will vote for the clubs City Council District 1 endorsement….
At the October 12th General Meeting there will be a vote for the City Council District 1 candidate endorsement, updates from the Campaign Committee, Voter Reform Committee, Environmental Committee and the Affodable Housing Committee, as well as a Club vote to amend the By-Laws.
Thursday, October 12th, 6:30 pm
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher St.
Here’s the agenda:
1. President’s Report – Erik Coler
2. District Leader Report – Keen Berger
3. 6:45pm – Vote on Constitutional Amendment regarding Executive members/Officers running on opposing slates
Please see below for the proposed Amendment
4. Vote on Endorsement for General Election City Council District 1
General Endorsement Rules apply
5. Committee Reports
- Voter Reform Committee – Laurie Hardjowirogo
- Environmental Committee – Nat Johnson
- Campaign Committee – Tony Hoffmann & Laurie Hardjowirogo
- Affordable Housing – Erik Coler
6. 8:15pm – Vote on official position of two referendum propositions on November ballot
See below for propositions
7. New Business
A. Proposed VID Constitutional Amendment
Any officer of VID or member of the Executive Committee who runs against a VID slate or a VID endorsed candidate shall forfeit his/her office/seat on the Executive Committee for the remainder of his/her term. The office/seat shall be considered vacant. At the next annual election for Executive Committee or officers the person may run for VID office again. Any ex officio member of the Executive Committee (District Leaders, past president) who runs against a VID slate or endorsed candidate will forfeit his/her seat on the Executive Committee until the next annual vote for Executive Committee members. At that point they will regain their seat.
B. Two Referendum Propositions on the November Ballots
| Proposal 2 would allow judges to reduce or revoke the state pension of a public officer convicted of a felony related to his or her duties.|
| Proposal 3 would create a 250-acre land bank, which would allow local governments to request forest preserve land for projects in exchange for the state acquiring 250 acres for the forest preserves.|