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GNOGP: Minutes

Minutes from Coordinating Committee Meeting, Sat. June 1

Greeting New Orleans Greens,

Present were Evelyn Goss, Art Carpenter, and Bart Everson.
I. Coordinating Committee meetings will always be on the first Saturday of
every month, open to everyone.

II. On March 17th, it was decided that we would give the current office six
months, and then would decide whether to stay or move.  It has been almost
three months, so Bart and Mike Kaplan provided an interim report on the

Positive Points:  maintained office hours of 10-6 on Saturdays, have had
several volunteers take part in office hours, cleaned the membership and
contact lists, cleaned and organized the office space, filing systems, and
literature, picked up trash around the block (an ongoing effort), and
organized for a number of events.

Negative Points: no running water for the past four weeks, copier does not
work, toilet doesn't work, potential for water damage, falling glass
hazard, general dirtiness, trouble making rent, far short of staffing

These pros and cons will be discussed further at the next general meeting.

III.  Art Goodtimes, a recently elected county commissioner from Colorado,
will be visiting New Orleans July 12-16.  We would like for there to be
some event(s).  There are many options open, like a mid-day rally, an
evening social event, or a fundraiser.  These will be discussed at the next

IV.  Efforts to start a State party are still underway. The next meeting
will be Saturday, June 15th, in Alexandria.

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