August 2021 Business Meeting Minutes – Draft

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  1. Call to Order
    The regular business meeting of the Libertarian Party of Brevard County, Fl. was called to order at 6:53 PM by Chair – Brian Fleming
  2. Present:
    Executive Committee: Brian Fleming –Chair, Mari Peele -Vice-Chair, Greg Peele – Treasurer, Rick Heffelfinger –Secretary, Nathan Slusher -Director-At-Large
    Voting Members: Robert Klimkowski
    Visitor:, Danielle Mial
  3. Determination of Quorum (75% of Executive Committee or 25% of all voting members)
    Quorum was met
  4. Approval and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion to approve the agenda passed unanimously.
  5. Approval of the Minutes
    Motion to approve the minutes from the July 2021 Business Meeting passed unanimously.
  6. Officer Reports

Director At Large Report – Nathan Slusher
• Attended and spoke at the Brevard County and Titusville meetings.
• Toured the Mims water department in support of the Fluoride vote and posted a report on the Face book page.
• Continue to work party growth online.

Secretary Report – Rick Heffelfinger
• Currently have 7 eligible voters and 19 registered in our Mail chimp database.
• Contact information of all verified LP party members in Brevard County from the SOE database has been imported to Mail Chimp.
• Content of welcome email to be used for campaign to all registered Libertarians is currently under review by the Chairman.

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele
• Financials:
o Total donations for last month: $30.00 cash. $50.00 electronically
o Total Current Monthly Pledges: $150.00
o Expenditures last month $162.06
 Banking Fees $2.31
 Office Rental $159.75 (3 months)
o Total balance of all accounts: $1,488.02
• 2021 3rd Quarter Treasurer Report due on October 12th .
• Made a Fundraising post on Facebook.
• Started #launchliberty Twitter account in March. Up 14 followers since last report.
• Continue working to get Facebook approval for purchasing ads.
• Answered questions regarding political Campaign finance law arising from Face book podcast.
Vice Chair – Mari Peele
• Performing research for November Campaign Fund Raising event (Gala).
• Setup website for posting write-ups from Face book. Page will be called 321 Transparency. It will go live after some final tweeking and several articles are populated.
• Future effort required to continue to develop web content to support Gala.
Chair – Brian Flemming
• Visited potential Venues for State convention. Quotes have been requested.
• Communications have begun with LPF to coordinate getting LPBC events and other information up on the State webpage. The Chairman will contact the State Communication Committee to determine what actions LPBC can take to insure our information continues to flow.
• Keep Brevard Beautiful has still not gotten back about adopting a park.
• Chairman has a goal to get text messaging setup by September.

  1. Unfinished Business:
    • Chili cookoff has been punted to Region 9
    • State convention planning
    • 25 thru 27 February 2022.
    • Vote will occur on August 27th.
    • Potential venues have been visited and quotes are in work. One quote has already been shared with the State Convention committee.
    • LPBC convention planning.
    • Current planning is to have it at Cape Royal 2nd floor. The Chairman will contact the building manager to discuss availability.
    • November Campaign Fund Raising event Planning.
    • The theme will be the Golden Liberty Gala
    • The first milestone of selection a venue needs to occur during this meeting in order to meet schedule.
    • To achieve the first milestone, the Director-At-Large presented 3 venue options (1) Indian River Queen paddleboat (2) Victory Casino boat (presented by Danielle) (3) Brevard Zoo
    • Cost, capacity, amenities, catering, and pro’s and con’s were discussed for each.
  2. New business
    • Motion 2021-08: Motion to select and fund venue for November 2021 Campaign Fundraising Event
    Mover: Nathan Slusher
    Motion: I move to allocate a cost of $909.50 to be paid to Brevard Zoo to retain their venue to use for the Libertarian Party of Brevard County fundraising event hosted in November 2021. And to allow the treasurer and chair to review and sign all necessary documentation for that venue acquisition.
    • Disposition: Seconded by Mari Peele and passed unanimously.
  3. Notice & Announcement
    • The next monthly meeting will be:
    o Monday September 20th at 6:30pm
    o Cape Royal Professional Business Center
    1980 N Atlantic Ave Suite 330
    Cocoa Beach, Fl 32931
    • No future Social planned
  4. LP/LPF News
  5. Summary/Action Item List
    • Contact the State Communication Committee to determine what actions LPBC can take to insure our event information continues to flow.
    • Contact the Cape Royal building manager to discuss availability of 2nd floor for LPBC convention.
    • Reserve the Brevard Zoo venue for the Libertarian Party of Brevard County fundraising event in November 2021
  6. Adjournment
    • Meeting adjourned at 8:45 PM (or thereabouts) by Chair – Brian Fleming
    Minutes prepared by: Rick Heffelfinger

July 2021 Business Meeting Minutes – Final

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  1. Call to Order
    The regular business meeting of the Libertarian Party of Brevard County, Fl. was called to order at 6:43 PM by Chair – Brian Fleming
  2. Present:
    Executive Committee: Brian Fleming –Chair, Mari Peele -Vice-Chair, Greg Peele – Treasurer, Rick Heffelfinger –Secretary, Nathan Slusher -Director-At-Large
    Voting Members: Thai Heller
    Visitor:, Marcos Murrero, Fritz Neumann, Dennis Misigoy
  3. Determination of Quorum (75% of Executive Committee or 25% of all voting members)
    Quorum was met
  4. Approval and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion to approve the agenda passed unanimously.
  5. Approval of the Minutes
    Motion to approve the minutes from the June 2021 Business Meeting passed unanimously.
  6. Officer Reports
    Director At Large Report – Nathan Slusher
    • Highest facebook growth month to date. City and County meeting reports drawing the most attention.
    • Largest political group in the parade with 32 marching. Gained 19 followers the day of the parade. Only spent $109 for the event therefore it was a large return on investment.
    • Along with other meetings Nathan would like to add Palm Bay to the meeting attendance circuit.
    • Sign beautification plan for Titusville as an example of community service. Brian will create an event and a call for volunteers.

Secretary Report – Rick Heffelfinger
• Currently have 10 eligible voters and 18 registered in our Mail chimp database. Most recent mail campaign advertising the meeting was opened by 11 of the 18.
• Currently working content of welcome email to be used for campaign to all registered libertarians.
• Made request to work toward driving more people to register via web page from Facebook. Currently we try to include the web address in postings but the click rate is very low. Possible solutions are to add a sign up button.

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele
• Financials:
o Total donations for last month: $100.00 cash. $175.00 electronically
o Total Current Monthly Pledges: $125.00
o Expenditures last month $280.45
 Banking Fees $6.84
 Printing costs $57.61
 Email verification $16.00
 Event registration (parade) $50.00
 Event supplies (region kit) $150.00
 Total expenditures for May 2021: $99.61
o Total balance of all accounts: $1,586.08
• 2021 2nd Quarter Treasurer Report submitted on-time and without issue.
• 2021 3rd Quarter Treasurer Report due on October 12th .
• Reported on other party and PAC contributions.
• Started #launchliberty Twitter account in March. Currently have 49 followers.
• Still working for a solution to make sure donation information is captured. Stripe has the same integration limitations as PayPal and will not be pursued. For now, the website will stay the same and further research will be needed.
• Working to get Facebook approval for purchasing ads. Went through organizational validation by submitting SOE report and bank statement. Email and phone number have already been validated.
Vice Chair – Mari Peele
• Gave update on the increase in registered libertarian votes in Brevard County – up by 4. Started with 1900 in January. Currently at 1965.
• Future effort required to continue to develop a strategy/plan to approach NPAs using text and email.
• Never bounce email verification of April data from SOE completed and provided to Secretary. 54% of email addresses are Gmail. Marcos informed the group that the region has a G drive that contains the SOE voter data.
Chair – Brian Flemming
• Believes planning is the key to good events. We need to plan thoroughly to make sure we can communicate the details.
• Attended gun show with Osceola. Fundraising for Joe Hannoush
• Working to get more info on IRL from Kimberly. Planning to meet within the next couple of weeks and will report out.
• Keep Brevard Beautiful has still not gotten back about adopting a park. Will call again.
• Meet with Marcos Marrero, Dennis Misigoy (US Senate Candidate), and Nat (Vice Chair of Osceola) in Osceola.

  1. Unfinished Business:
  2. New business

• Chili cookoff
o Brevard hosting of September’s Regional Chili cookoff planning is tabled. Richard Perez was unable to attend the meeting.
o Marco is working with Osceola to consider taking over the event and hosting in Osceola.
• State convention planning.
o 25 thru 27 February 2022.
o Brian emailed the Palm (hosted convention in 2017) and has not heard back.
o Need venue ideas for 200.
o Nathan mentioned the Cape Canaveral Convention Center (Radison).
o Fritz mentioned Marriot on the NASA causeway is a possible to explore.
o Need a venue selected and under contract by August 1st.
 State Guidelines for venue selection will be out on Wednesday.
 County that is selected to hosts will need to meet volunteer criteria to support the event.
 County selected to host will receive funds from state via a state wide convention fundraiser.

• LPBC convention planning.
o Current planning is to have it at Cape Royal 2nd floor.
• November Campaign Fund Raising event Planning.
o Would serve as an announcement and fund raiser for all Brevard campaigns for 2022. Include Entertainment, speakers.
o Opportunity for all candidates to speak and fundraise. Donations to County and to individual candidates.
o Danielle Liberty has already volunteered to help.
o Desire to host at unique location and have it be themed not just a standard convention facility.
 Exploration tower will be investigated as an option.
o Dennis Misigoy suggested that a list of potential donors be identified and targeted for an RSVP feeler. He also recommended a text campaign to get a higher audience.
o RSVP and prior ticket sales need to be planned.
o All donations prior to the event will be used to offset cost of the LPBC throwing the Gig. Attendees will then be encouraged to donate to the candidates that attend.
o Need to be ready to role out advertising and RSVPs by September
o Milestone set for September 1 to have locations, some speakers, some entertainment, and expected attendance/size. If milestone met, rollout will occur on September 11th .
• Marco reported that the total collection for the regional event kit will be $600 ($150 from each county. Brevard and Orange have already paid). Until the Region Kit purchase occurs, the region 9 counties will have access to the materials from the convention committee (tablecloth, banner, pens, and buttons). Event literature will be provided by each participating county.
• Marcos asked for items we would like him to take up the ladder to state.
o Brian asked for better communication and messaging.
o Facebook data is not helpful.
o Would like to get more legislative info out of Tallahassee.
• Marco reported that there is now a region 9 G drive.
• Dennis Misigoy gave us a brief overview of his planned campaign for US Senate in 2022. Information on his campaign can be found at https://www.misigoy.com/

  1. Notice & Announcement

• Due to lack of EC member availability to support the normal 3rd Monday of the month, the next monthly meeting will be:
o Monday August 9th at 6:30pm
o Cape Royal Professional Business Center
1980 N Atlantic Ave Suite 330
Cocoa Beach, Fl 32931
• No future Social planned

  1. LP/LPF News
  2. Summary/Action Item List
  3. Adjournment
    • Meeting adjourned at 8:43 pm. by Chair – Brian Fleming
    Minutes prepared by: Rick Heffelfinger

June 2021 Business Meeting Minutes – Final

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Called to order at 7pm

The Chair appointed Mari Peele to serve as interim Secretary for the meeting.

Nathan Slusher motioned to approve the agenda; it was seconded by Greg Peele and passed unanimously.

Nathan Slusher motioned to approve the minutes from the May 2021 Business Meeting. The motion was seconded by Greg Peele and passed unanimously.

Director At Large Report – Nathan Slusher

  • Attended Candidate training at the LPF convention.
    • Spike Cohen was the presenter.
    • The focus was on growing your base by providing value and building on brand.
  • Conducted weekly or biweekly candidate meetings with willing candidates.
  • Facebook followers have grown by 122 followers since the last meeting.
  • Planning a live show podcast starting June 26th and running every Saturday at 7pm.
    • Episode one will feature Rob Klimkowski and Richard Perez.
    • Episode two will feature a debate between veterans to coincide with Independence Day.
  • Planning a fundraising event for possibly November.
  • American Legion Independence Day Parade in Melbourne.
    • $50 entrance fee
    • Volunteers need to march
    • Vehicles need

Treasurer Report – Greg Peele

  • Financials:
    • Total donations for May 2021: $85.00
    • Total Current Monthly Pledges: $100.00
    • Expenditures
      • Banking Fees $3.62
      • PO Box $72.00
      • New Checks $23.99
      • Total expenditures for May 2021: $99.61
    • Total balance of all accounts: $1,599.50
  • 2021 2nd Quarter Treasurer Report Due July 10th.
  • Obtained new checks
  • Reimbursed the Secretary for the PO Box
  • Got Facebook authorization form notarized for purchasing ads.
  • LPF Convention
    • A constitutional amendment passed within the state party clarifying procedures for nominating candidates. The passing of this amendment eliminates the need for the county party to pass similar measures.

Vice Chair – Mari Peele

  • Gave update on the increase in registered libertarian votes in Brevard County.
  • Conducted research on website integration of Stripe, PayPal, and Anedot. Preliminary conclusion is that Stripe has the same integration limitations as PayPal. For now, the website will stay the same and further research will be needed.
  • Still working on email verification.
  • Presented a request from the affiliates in Region 9 to contribute to a region-wide event kit.
    • The initial budget and planning were conducted by three Region 9 Vice Chair’s at the request of the Region 9 Representative, Marcos Diego Marrero.
    • Two budgetary figures were presented:
      • Base budget:
        • $785 total for the region
        • $196.25 per affiliate
      • Stretch budget:
        • $1375.00 total for the region
        • $343.75 per affiliate
    • Participation is voluntary and with a goal of helping the region grow by having volunteers work events in each county.

Chair – Brian Flemming

  • Attended LPF Convention Affiliate Training
  • Served on the 2021 LPF Convention Committee
    • Volunteered to continue serving on the committee for 2022.
    • Started researching future convention proposals for Osceola and Brevard County.
  • New business meeting schedule and location
    • 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30pm
    • Cape Royal Professional Business Center
      1980 N Atlantic Ave Suite 330
      Cocoa Beach, Fl 32931
    • Next meeting will be July 19th
  • No June Social planned
  • Discussed the Independence Day Parade in Melbourne.
  • Will possibly attend a fundraising dinner on July 17th.
  • Discussion on potential booth/tabling events
  • Still trying to get a response from Keep Brevard Beautiful.
  • In the process of testing a contactless business card.
  • Will talk to Polk County about using text messaging for outreach.
  • Discussed keeping our social media posting focused on local issues rather than national.
  • Discussed creating affiliate support documents.

Announcement: Petitions for Joe Hannoush for Congress are available for signature.

New Business

  • Motion 2021-05: Motion to Establish Standing Rules with Written Motions and Notice
    • Mover: Greg Peele
    • Text: I move to create the LPBC Standing Rules as a subordinate governing document to the LPBC Bylaws and adopted parliamentary authority with the following initial content:
    • Standing Rules
      Article I: Meetings
      Section I: All Motions Submitted in Writing
      New business including main motions, resolutions, appointments, confirmations, and amendments to governing documents must be submitted in writing to the Secretary prior to consideration. Motions to amend the substantive text of any main motion, resolution, or amendment to governing documents must also be submitted in writing to the Secretary prior to consideration of the amendment.

Section II: New Business Limited to Adopted Agenda
New business submitted in writing by an LPBC voting member to the Secretary no later than 4 days prior to a regular business meeting shall be included on that meeting’s proposed agenda. New business may also be added to the agenda prior to adoption at the regular business meeting by a motion to amend the agenda. New business must be on the adopted agenda to be considered during a regular business meeting.

  • Disposition: Seconded by Mari Peele and passed unanimously.
  • Motion 2021-07(Floor Motion): Independence Day Parade
    • Mover: Nathan Slusher
    • Text: I hereby Motion to make a $50 donation to the American Legion Site 163 for Access to be in the July 4th Parade 2021 of Melbourne Fl.
    • Disposition: The motion was presented in writing to the Interim Secretary and adopted in the agenda by unanimous consent. Greg Peele seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
  • Motion 2021-06: Region 9 Event Kit
    • Mover: Mari Peele
    • Text: I move to authorize the expenditure of $343.75 for the LPF Region 9 Event Kit.
    • Disposition:
      • Seconded by Brian Flemming.
      • Motion to postpone by Rob Klimkowski, 2nd by Richard Perez.
        • Motion failed: 1 aye, 4 nay
      • Motion to Amend:
        • Mover: Nathan Slusher
        • Text: I move to amend the motion to change $343.75 to $150.00.
        • Seconded by Mari Peele.
        • Disposition: Passed unanimously.
      • Amended motion text: I move to authorize the expenditure of $150.00 for the LPF Region 9 Event Kit.
      • Amended motion passed unanimously.

Motion to adjourn by Mari Peele was seconded and pass unanimously.

Meeting adjourned at 9:15pm.

Next meeting:

          July 19th, 2021, 6:30pm

Cape Royal Professional Business Center
1980 N Atlantic Ave Suite 330
Cocoa Beach, Fl 32931

Minutes prepared by: Mari Peele

May 2021 Business Meeting Minutes – Final

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  1. Call to Order
    The regular meeting of the Libertarian Party of Brevard County, Fl. was called to order at 6:44 PM on May 19th , 2021 at Carrabba’s Italian Grill by Chair – Brian Fleming
  2. Present:
    Executive Committee: Brian Fleming –Chair, Mari Peele -Vice-Chair, Greg Peele – Treasurer, Rick Heffelfinger –Secretary, Nathan Slusher -Director-At-Large
    Voting Members: Kevin Ratzel, Robert Klimkowski
    Visitor:, Matthew Hammond, Jacob Quaider
  3. Determination of Quorum (75% of Executive Committee or 25% of all voting members)
    Quorum was met
  4. Approval and Adoption of Agenda
    A motion to adopt the agenda was made. The motion was seconded and passed unanimously.
  5. Guest Speaker
    None. Guest speakers will not be coordinated until a meeting location more conducive is found.
  6. Approval of the Minutes
    A motion to approve the minutes from the April 21, 2021 business meetings was made. The motion was seconded and passed without objection.
  7. Officer Reports
    Vice Chair:
    Reported on meetings attended (County and City of Cocoa). Updated a flyer for the Orlando gun show. Upcoming goals: activate Stripe on the website, set-up fund raiser, parse latest voter data for outreach to different districts, and run email contacts through email verification service.
    Treasurer:
    Received $95 in donations since last meeting
    Three reoccurring contributors totaling $100/month
    Balance $1,590.14
    Liability $72 to secretary for PO Box
    2nd quarterly report will be due on July 10th.
    PNC bank incorrectly reported that checks where free. Checks will cost $22.75. A motion will be made to authorize up to $30 for the purchase of checks.

Attempt was made to setup account on Facebook for political advertising. A problem with ID validation requires that a notarized form be provided. This is being worked.
Stripe setup has been verified. The website will be updated to use it as well as Paypal.
Attended city of Cocoa meeting
Secretary:
Provided hardcopy of “subscribed members” and “LPBC Membership” spreadsheet to all EC members. Reported current enrollment from webpage in Monkey mail is currently 17 and current voting membership is 7. Encourage all in attendance to use the webpage and enter info so we can communicate to them in the future.
Director-At-Large:
Reported on successful beach cleanup with 10 people in attendance. Attended 2 Titusville and County meetings this past month and wrote up recaps and published them on Facebook. A lot of Facebook activity the past month. Ccurrently 898 following after starting with 620 in January. Will continue to work meeting attendance and writing recaps for Facebook.
Chair:
During the pre meeting it was decided that 2 things will be cornerstones to the Brevard platform; Government Transparency and the Indian River Lagoon.
Government Transparency
• Hold government accountable
• Attentive and responsive to public comments
• Provide understanding of how to interact with local government and sharing with the party.
• Ensure information is accessible and easy to understand
Indian River Lagoon (IRL)
• Empower volunteerism to help provide solutions and resources
• Provide educational material to community and businesses
• Ensure resources collected from enforment (eg fines) are correctly directed to lagoon efforts not the general fund.
Chair is currently seeking in roads into the IRL buracrasy. Will be working to make the IRL activity more community based and influenced vice government controlled.

Other desirable platform positions identified were also Home rule and fiscal responsibility.
Possible meeting time and place change being considered. Moving the meeting to Mondays would free up some overlap with other affiliates meetings in region 9.
Provided gun show support. May be working with Orange county to provide presence at events such as gun shows
LPBC Goals: Get our name and voice known, get candidates elected (Raising money and helping candidates with campaigns), and growing the party. Growing the party is #1. We are in this for the long game.
Working with region 9 for affiliate training during the convention. Will be working with the convention committee next year as well. Will be pushing to get the convention in Osceola and the following year Brevard.
Campaign training will be occurring in Atlanta over memorial day weekend and also at the convention.
The Director at large expressed enthusiasium for the party platform items and believes it will provide proper branding to encourage electing Libertarians across the county. He has a goal to run 5 candidates next year. Currently, Kevin and Rob are both looking at potential runs next year.

  1. Unfinished Business:
    Motion 2021_04 to Amend the LPBC Constitution. Motion failed in a vote 5 to 1.
  2. New Business:
    Standing Rule Discussion:
    Our first Standing Rule will be presented as a motion next month. The rule will state that all motions must be submitted to the secretary in writing before the meeting.
  3. Notice & Announcement
    Business meeting June 14 same location –Carrabbas
    Next social TBD
  4. Adjournment
    Meeting was adjourned at 7:52 PM by Chair – Brian Fleming.
    Minutes submitted by: Rick Heffelfinger

These minutes were approved by the LPBC Executive Committee during the Business Meeting
held on 6/14/2021.

Richard K Heffelfinger
Secretary, LPBC

April 2021 Business Meeting Minutes – Final

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  1. Call to Order
    The regular meeting of the Libertarian Party of Brevard County, Fl. was called to order at
    6:41 PM on April 21st, 2021 at Carrabba’s Italian Grill by Chair – Brian Fleming
  2. Present:
    Executive Committee: Brian Fleming –Chair, Mari Peele -Vice-Chair, Greg Peele –
    Treasurer, Rick Heffelfinger –Secretary, Nathan Slusher -Director-At-Large
    Voting Members: Thai Heiler
    Members: George Lebovitz
    Visitor: Kevin Ratzel, Richard Perez, Robert Klimkowski
  3. Determination of Quorum (75% of Executive Committee or 25% of all voting members)
    Quorum was met
  4. Approval and Adoption of Agenda
    A motion to adopt the agenda was made. The motion was seconded and passed
    unanimously.
  5. Guest Speaker
    None. Researching for guest speaker at next meeting. Nathan mention security guard at
    parrish that is starting her own security business. Brian recommends GOA official from
    Brevard
  6. Approval of the Minutes
    A motion to approve the minutes from the March 17, 2021 business meetings was made.
    The motion was seconded and passed without objection.
  1. Officer Reports
    Treasurer:
    Received $150 donations
    Expended $2.06 banking fees
    Thank you to two reoccurring contributors to Paypal
    Balance $1,499.65
    $929.35 is in PNC

$520.30 Paypal
$50 Stripe account (new)
Liability $72 to secretary for PO Box
Anuual audit turned in on time to SOE
2021 1st quarter campaign audit turned in on time. 2nd quarterly report will be due on July
10th.
PNC banking is all good except for missing checks. Monthly service fee is no longer being
assessed on it.
Paypal treasurer ID corrected and ID validation still being worked
Full audit of all bank accounts performed and SOE corrections performed back to 2019.
All amendments were accepted by SOE without any inquiry
Stripe was actually set-up by John O. It has been linked to the bank account and Greg did a
$50 test. After Stripe clears, the website will be updated to use it as well as Paypal.
Attended controversial city of Cocoa meeting on the 13th, attended region 9 meeting and
BCC meeting on the 20th.
Objectives for next month: get the checks, put the stripe processor on the webpage,
continue working/researching our own web hosting vice LPF host, and attend meetings as
schedule permits.
All bank statements available for inspection.

Vice Chair:
Emails from website subscribers, voter registration, and previous member delivered to
secretary.
Attended the region 9 meeting. Spoke at BCC meeting. Even though the measure passed
she believes it was a positive event for Libertarians to be seen and heard.
Learned of a service that cleans up email. Will be making a floor motion to considering
authorization to move forward
Working graphics for beach cleanup and fundraiser already have plug-ins for website to
active Stripe and will work that after verification of Greg’s contribution.

Secretary:
Received emails from Mari. Need to work with Mailchimp to solve delivery issues to
google email.
Continue to advertise with meetup, Facebook and webpage.
Embroidery status
Change of policy concerning paper. Secretary will bring copy(s) for routing at meeting but
board and members should review on-line and print as they see fit.
Director-At-Large:
March 23rd was first attended meeting Titusville posted minutes received 22K hits on
Facebook within 48 hours. Posting to additional meetings has resulted in 48K people
reached and 13K engagements since last meeting. Page likes has gone from 630 to 817.
Additional LP affiliates have also been sharing our stuff
Nathan believes that pursuing local government transparency is the road to winning and
has shared this with LPF. We need to pursue finding more volunteers to attend meetings
and provide articles/post.

Chair:
The team is all doing a great job. We all work as a team. Attending meetings is great.
Nathan is pursuing a motion with Titusville to change alcohol service laws. Must always
provide solutions.
Region 9 meeting. Working with Marcus Morrea (region 9 rep). he will be running for rep
again at the convention. Have been discussing with him maximizing sharing of info and
good communications.
On the LPF convention committee this year. 20 rooms already sold out. 20 more
adder.$4000 dollars raised. Pushing to keep the affiliate working group at the convention
to encourage and foster communication between the affiliates. Brian summarized the BCC
meeting and our participation.

Our four items are lagoon, transparency,guns, taxes. These are the issues that we will use
to focus candidates. Focus on local issues.We are going to reach out via Facebook to find
how the community feels about our local issue focus topics.
Brian believes facebook is dying, he would like to use email, Text message and the
webpage. This is a one to two year target for migration.
Brian got his shirt embroiderd as well. Within the next 6 months wants to work on new
logo.

  1. Unfinished Business:
    None
  2. New Business:

Motion 2021_04 to Amend the LPBC Constitution
Mover: Nathan Slusher
Motion: I move to remove Article 4, Section 4 from the LPBC Constitution. Article 4,
Section 4 states: “Adoption of a new constitution and bylaws or amendments to this
constitution or bylaws, shall be presented for hearings and discussion at two consecutive
business meetings and shall only be put to a vote and adopted at the second hearing. “
Greg and Mari Peele spoke in opposition. Motion made by Nathan slushier to table until
next meeting. Between now and then the motion will be amended to exclude a possible
motion that would completely dissolve the entire constitution during one meeting. Motion
to table approved.
Greg thank the group for the opportunity to prove we know Roberts rule better than the
BCC.
Floor motions:
Mari proposed a motion to run our email list through a checker at 1 cent per address.
Motion: Mari moves to authorize expenditure of up to $10, one time, for verification of
email addresses for outreach.
Chair suggest making it $20, Mari agrees and amends motion to :

Motion: Mari moves to authorize expenditure of up to $20, one time, for verification of
email addresses for outreach. Motion passes.
Nathan proposed a motion to authorize $100 to do Facebook advertising for party growth.
Much discussion ensued.
Chair make motion to amend the motion for $50 over 3 months. Ending august 2021.
Motion passes.

  1. Notice & Announcement
    Business meeting May 19 same location –Carrabbas
    Next social May 8th Cocunuts beach cleanup
  2. LPF news – None
  3. Action items
    Brian will send a web site for tracking in an email. Action items coming in EC page to
    remove meetup
  1. Adjournment
    Meeting was adjourned at 8:09 PM by Chair – Brian Fleming.
    Minutes submitted by: Rick Heffelfinger

These minutes were approved by the LPBC Executive Committee during the Business Meeting held on 5/19/2021. ___________________ Richard K Heffelfinger Secretary, LPBC