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Adelanto Victorville Democratic Club Minutes General Meeting
Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM
Place: Telephone Conference Call Meeting

I. Call To Order: Mike Curran called the phone conference meeting to order at 12:00 PM
II. Pledge Of Allegiance: Was led by Chris Bubser.
III. Invocation: Mike Curran asked for a moment of silence for citizens who have contracted corona virus.
IV. Introduction Of Guests: No new guests
V. Guest Speakers: Chris Bubser is running for the CA-8th Congressional District. Chris Bubser wanted to             check in with us concerning her election. She called attention to her notices she sent out. She stated that         they were very intentional in trying to get targeted voters. They reached about 41% of targeted voters.            She added “We can win this election.” She is very grateful to all who have been helping. She informed us            about a Group entitled “Swing Left”. They are trying to swing the Congress Left. She suggested looking                them up and lending support to them. Chris Bubser invited us to attend the Healthcare Townhall. Today            April 4, 2020 at 3:00 PM. The Phone # is 1-669-900-6833 then type in the ID # 586332096. Chris Bubser        has a biotech background. She feels our Healthcare needs to be reformed. She suggested we look at the           High Desert Mutual Aid Society Group on Facebook. It is for people to help each other. Richard Turnbull           asked if she has put signs on the highways. Chris stated that they are addressing the signs on the highway.
Kip Mueller is currently running for the CA- 21st Senate District- He did not attend our conference call.
Diana Love- She will be sending a notice concerning a conference call to all Presidents for a Region 9                   conference call next Saturday.
VI. Minutes Of The Last Meeting: Donna Houston gave a synopsis of the minutes of the January 4, 2020                  meeting held at Lil Bit of Country. Elise Brown moved to approve the minutes and Richard Turnbull                      Seconded the motion. Members voted to accept the minutes as read.
VII. Treasurer’s Report: Elise Brown reported that there is $1904.80 in our treasury. She paid out $67 to the          Post Office for 6 mo. leaving a balance of $1837.80 on Feb 27 2020. The treasurers report was accepted          pending year end audit.
VIII. Old Business: Mike stated we need to put in as many people into the census as we can because that                      affects how we are represented by government.
IX.  New Business: Donna Houston reported on the Senior Citizen Contacts that have been added to                  To contact our club use the following e-mail, it will be used for contacting            all members about meetings. All members need to send in their e-mail and phone numbers.
X.   Announcements: Roger La Plante reported there are 421,610 voters in San Bernardino County with a                47% turnout in the last election. He suggested that we can go to to view current statistics          and see at a weekly report.
XI.  Open Forum: Barbara Dew told us she has been traveling. She reported that all Victorville School sites                are being deep cleaned while distance learning is going on. On March 12,2020 Barbara Dew was given              an award by the state for work as school board member. For corona virus there are hygiene stations for            the homeless. The Schools had unused masks which were donated to the hospitals. There were also 480            facial respirators donated to the hospitals. They schools saved out some masks for distance learning                     teachers. The Schools are feeding breakfast and lunch to students. Testing has been waived for                               students to get into college.
XII. 50/50 Raffle: No Raffle was held.
XIII. Adjournment: Elise moved with a second by Richard Turnbull to adjourn all members voted to adjourn               at 12:58.PM April 4,2020 by conference call.
XIV. Respectfully submitted by Donna Houston, Secretary.



Adelanto Victorville Democratic Club Minutes
General Meeting
Date: January 4, 2020
Time:12:30 PM
Place:Lil Bit of Country

I.    Call To Order: Mike Curran called the meeting to order at 12:30 PM On January 4,2020
II.    Pledge Of Allegiance:Mike Curran led the Pledge of Allegiance
III.   Invocation: Mike Curran led the invocation.
IV.   Introduction Of Guests: We had no new guests
V.   Guest Speakers: We had no speakers.
VI.   Minutes Of The Last Meeting: Minutes will be presented at the next meeting due to not having a                             quorum.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     VII.  Treasurer’s Report: The balance in our treasury is $1896.80 given by our treasurer Elise Brown.
VIII.  Old Business:                                                                                                                                                                                                                             A. The new slate of officers were sworn in by Richard Turnbull.
B. Mike Curran explained why we are including the code of conduct into our bylaws. Two                                                  conventions ago there was poor conduct during the convention so the party decided to include a                            code of conduct into the bylaws. We need to include this into our bylaws to be in compliance with                          the state bylaws. There was also disruption in the Central Committee so the Chair of the Central                           Committee shut down the meeting due to disruptive behavior during the Central Committee                                    Meeting.
IX.   New Business: Mike Curran will take the Club charter Renewal to the Central Committee on January                  9,2020.
X.   Announcements: Clayton Moore reported on the conferences he had attended through Victorville                        School District.
XI.  Open Forum: There was general discussion of current politics and concerning changing developments              concerning our United States President.
XII.   50/50 Raffle: No 50/50 raffle was held.
XIII.  Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1:30 PM.
XIV.  Respectfully submitted by Donna Houston, Secretary.