The Rockbridge Greens

Meeting Minutes

  Rockbridge Greens

May 13, 1997

The Rockbridge Greens met at 7:00 P.M. , at the Rockbridge Regional Library in Lexington, Virginia.

Present: Eric Sheffield, Eli Fishpaw , Stephanie Porras (notetaker).

1. Minutes: Minutes from the April meeting were not available for approval at this time.

2. Delegate Races: are under way with the nomination of at least six candidates for the Nov. election. Nominations for Charles Jordan, Daniel Metraux, Dale Diaz, Sherry Stanley, Eli Fispaw and James Ford were reaffirmed. James has not yet accepted the Green Party nomination.

Eli made an appeal for PLANNING AND ASSISTANCE ($$$) he will need in order to fullfill the commitment.

3. Soil and Water Conservation District: All seats are up for election on the Nov. ballot. Eric noted that this is a three year term. We agreed to try to recruit candidates.

4. Blue Heron Cafe: We approved an experiment to see if the community could finance the $50,000 expansion of this restaurant. Eric presented a draft flier and letter for mailing to the Rockbridge Greens. We approved the mailing.

5. Rockbridge Green Pages: An application form was presented by Eric and aproved for use.

6. Greens of Virginia meeting was held in Fairfax, April 19, 1997. Twelve Greens were nominated for Delegate. A bylaw amendment was adopted for platform revisions. All GPVA members will be mailed a ballot to vote on platform changes.

7. Community Festival application has been submitted for our usual space.

8. Summer Gathering: is scheduled for July 11 through July 13, 1997 with Eli and Kathy Fox heading the organization. Ideas for topics/activities/discussions are solicited.

9. We agreed to hold our next meeting, June 10, 1997, 7pm at the Rockbridge Regional Library in Lexington.

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