Louisa Teaparty meeting minutes for Thursday, January 28, 2016
The meeting came to order with the opening prayer said by David Shaw and the Pledge of Allegiance said by Jim Pfeiffer.
the nomination of officers commenced, there was a discussion about the
Board of Supervisors meeting and the Internet and what transpired at the
BOS meeting. There was a tentative yes with going ahead with the
counties involvement with the Internet but there had to be more studies
done before this decision by the board of supervisors was final. There
also was a discussion about teaparty members attending the board of
education meetings as well as attending the Internet committee meetings.
Fred Gruber also brought up the situation to get more of the
information on sludge a.k.a. biosolids out to people of the community
and our meetings.
Fred Gruber then reminded everyone of the
February 16 Townhall meeting with our representative Dave Brat at 7 PM
at the Louisa Art Center.
Next order of business our current treasurer, Frank Vayo, reported that the current balance of our account is $97.85.
Gruber, the current coordinator, then called to order the elections of
officers for the upcoming year. Fred has withdrawn his name as a
nominee for coordinator but had submitted Jack Bertron to be nominated
as coordinator. Since Jack could not be at the meeting, he had
previously approved Fred's nomination to be elected for this position.
The call was taken and all 13 members that were in attendance,
nominated Jack Bertron for Coordinator.
The second officer nominee was Frank Vayo for his existing position as treasurer, from which all 13 members voted unanimously
third nominee for the secretary's position was existing secretary
Joanne Boenig. She too was unanimously voted in as secretary.
events chairman was reestablished, that Jack Bertron would continue to
be the events Coordinator and Dominic Volte said he would love to assist
Jack with getting guest speakers for our meetings. Also, Ralph Brickey,
our board of supervisor meetings informer, whom wasn't present, would
be asked to continue his good work at attending all the Board of
Supervisors meetings to let us know what's going on in the county.
Gruber, continued with his coordinating of the meeting since Jack was
not present and he asked him to take his place if elected. Fred ask the
group what they would like to address in the upcoming meetings of the
teaparty. Bob Armante suggested just that we scrutinize the county
budget and that the Board of Supervisors that are coming up for
elections be vetted. Other suggestions were about the counties budget,
the traffic situation in Louisa county and the sludge situation.
Fred announced that he would continue to be they special Sunday speaker
Coordinator and our speaker for the next meeting would be Steve Tucker.
The meeting finally came to a close.
January 28th, 2016