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GNOGP: Minutes

GNOGP General Meeting
November 20, 2000

Facilitator: Bill Uicker
Secretary: Jason Neville
Attendance: 16

I.      Introductions/Moment of Silence /Acceptance of Agenda/
                - Future Focus: Bart
II.     Tresurerís Report- Hat Passing ($29 raised)
                -Tonya and Art sign lease ($675/mo.)
III.    Acceptance of Minutes
IV.     Time/Place of Next Meeting
                - Sunday Dec. 3rd, 7PM
                - Facilitator: Daisy
                - Key Value: Betsy
V.      Announcements:
                - CLU Breakfast
                - Nov 24 - Buy Nothing Day
                - TU Greens: teach-ins on taxes; action
                - Dec 2nd: TUSAS, LUSAS anti-sweatshop carolling @ Riverwalk
                        - 1107 Fern
                - Green Anarchy, (11/22) 7PM; Loyola (Octavia I)
                - SOA Protest
                - Dec 5th, 5PM Living Waters Baptist Church
                        - HOTROC Labor Peace
                - ACORN Livng Wage Workshop (11/28) 7PM [1024 St. Claude]
                        - Rally @ ACORN (11/30) 11AM
                        - Campus organizing
                        - canvassing jobs available
VI.     Old Business
                - Committee Reports
                        membership: compliation of databases; next meeting (11/28, 5:30PM)
                        fundraising: (none)
                        outreach: (none)
                        media: (none)
                        local campaign: (none)
                        office: (none)
                        process: (3PM 11/26)
*motion to move new committees and skit to current placement
                - Jen volunteers as campus coordinator (**866-1389)
*motion to make specific courses of action for an item to be placed in ëNew 
Business; 13 yeas, 2 nays, 1 abstain; carries

                - Cool Ideas Committee
                        - ideas in general meeting w/o specific action could be deferred to Cool 
                        Ideas Committee
                        - motion to establish Cool Ideas Committee; carries
                - Bayou Worker: Mike Howells (motion to move ahead in agenda)[945-4652]
                        - newspaper available, intended for labor community as well as community 
                        at large
                - Incorporation
                        - vote on alternatives next meeting
                        - motion to table discussion until next meeting (w/ vote); carries
                - Special Elections
                        - motion to create elections committee (w/ first task to research and 
                        recommend candidate); carries (Les Evenchick, contact)
                        - qualifying first week in January
                - By-Laws
                        - presentation of Moss and Cypress by-laws by Bart

Next Meeting:

- Living Wage Campaign

**Diana Brooks 861-4991 (can work this week)
**put minutes from 11.5.00 on net ASAP!!!
**Dennis Formento (944-4823)

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