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Agenda for Monday September 25th at 7 PM

Posted by [email protected] on September 25, 2017 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Meeting Agenda for 9-25-2017

7:00 pm. Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Rd., Harrisville, MI 48740

Sign-in / Attendance Please arrive 15 minutes early

Call to Order 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance Led by Lawrence Brozowski

Invocation Pastor Whitten

Business

2 min. – Minutes Carrie Mullins – video minutes available online and via email https://www.youtube.com/ - Disclaimer – this meeting is recorded

2 min. - Treasurers Report David Dionne – read into the record by Carrie Mullins

3 min. – Vice Chair’s Opening Jaynee Germond

Speakers

20 min. Patti Truman, Alcona County Clerk – Local County Positions and How to get on the Ballot

10 min. Questions and Answers

 

Special Event

3 min. Jaynee Germond to be sworn in to her position on the Board of Canvassers

 

Open to the Public

3 minutes per speaker – Questions, Concerns, Feedback, etc.

 

Reports

8 min. – Jaynee Germond, Carrie Mullins and Kris Anderson – Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference

5 min. – Carrie Mullins Update on Article V Convention of States

5 min. – Jaynee Germond Completing of MIGOP Training Session, GOTV and Database use

3 min. – Greg Anderson Gun Donations to Auction off at Events

5 min. – Youth Chair Report Frank Dimercurio / Chosen Ranch, 4971 Beaton Rd. – Ranch Update

 

New Business

5 min. Candidate for Deputy Treasurer, Molly Adkins (Possible Appointment to Position)

5 min. Facebook Issue – Explained by Carrie Mullins – Vote to reinstate Mike Maturen or not (***Only Dues Paying Members get a Vote)

5 min. 2nd Amendment Breakfast Fundraiser

3 min. Adopt – A – Highway Cleanup set for September 30, 10am at the corner of M-65 and Bugg Rd.

Slated total 1 hour 29 minutes

Adjournment 8:30 PM (approximately)

Next Meeting October 23, 2017 at 7 pm at Harrisville Township Hall

Note: Speaking times are approximate.

August 28, 2017 Meeting Agenda

Posted by [email protected] on August 25, 2017 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Meeting Agenda for 8-28-2017

7:00 pm. Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Rd., Harrisville, MI 48740

Sign-in / Attendance Please arrive 15 minutes early

Call to Order 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance Led by Lawrence Brozowski

Invocation Pastor Whitten or someone

 

Business

1 min. – Minutes Carrie Mullins – video minutes available online and via email

https://www.youtube.com/ search Alcona County Republicans - Disclaimer – this meeting is recorded

2 min. - Treasurers Report David Dionne – read into the record

5 min. – Opening Lawrence Brozowski and team – Alcona County Fair Report

 

Speakers

30 min. Jaynee Germond, Vice Chair – Local Involvement Shapes a Nation

Polls, Main Stream Media… What to believe?

Township Meetings, Local Positions, Candidate Updates and looking ahead to 2018

Discussion, Questions and Answers

 

Open to the Public

3 minutes per speaker – Questions, Concerns, Feedback, etc.

 

Reports

2 min. – Carrie Mullins 106th Executive Committeeman Vacancy in the 1st Congressional District Republican Committee (CDRC)

5 min. – Youth Chair Report Frank Dimercurio / Chosen Ranch, 4971 Beaton Rd. – Ranch Update

 

Old and New Business

5 min. Official (we need a quorum) Votes of ACR Support or Not for:

Article V Convention of States

Part Time Legislature

REMINDER: Only Dues Paying Members get to Vote

5 min. Fund Raisers – Sue Allor, ACR, Chosen Ranch

 

Adjournment 8:30 PM (approximately)

Next Meeting September 25, 2017 at 7 pm at Harrisville Township Hall

Note: Speaking times are approximate.

 

Meeting Agenda for Monday, July 24, 2017

Posted by [email protected] on July 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear Alcona County Republicans,

No, the Minutes are not done yet. Yes, I should have sent this out sooner. The Blue Screen of Death has happened on several occasions. I will be Repealing and Replacing my computer soon. Porcupine Quills and Sick Cats have delayed my work as well.

FOR MONDAY'S MEETING:

There will be 2 things we will be voting on.

1) Whether or not to support an Article V Convention of States as the ACR.

2) Whether or not to support Brian Calley's initiative for a Part-Time Legislation as the ACR.

Prior to these votes, we will have a brief discussion. REMINDER: ONLY DUES PAYING MEMBERS GET A VOTE. More information is at the bottom of this email.

If your name is not listed, you are NOT a current dues paying member.

  • Lawrence Brozowski
  • Jaynee and Rich Germond
  • Carrie Mullins
  • Dave and Margaret Dionne
  • Frank and Virginia Dimercurio
  • Greg and Kris Anderson
  • Bill and Shirley Sanders
  • Nathan Makowske
  • John and Kari Smith
  • Roger and Sherry Clouse
  • Dave Glass
  • Tom Weichel
  • Marilyn Thom
  • David Chandler
  • Warren and Judy MacNeill

------ Thank You -------

By PayPal (credit card): Follow this link and click on the yellow DONATE button:

http://www.acrepublicans.com/acr-store

$1 is added onto the Membership to cover the PayPal fee.

MEMBERSHIP:

  • Adult / Single = $25
  • Couple / Family = $35
  • Gold = $100
  • Silver = $150
  • Platinum = $200

Meeting Agenda for 7-24-2017

7:00 pm. Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Rd., Harrisville, MI 48740

Sign-in / Attendance Please arrive 15 minutes early

Call to Order 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance Led by Jaynee Germond

Invocation Pastor Whitten

Business

1 min. – Minutes Carrie Mullins – video minutes available online and via email https://www.youtube.com/ - Disclaimer – this meeting is recorded

2 min. – Treasurer’s Report David Dionne – read into the record

5 min. – Vice Chair’s Opening Jaynee Germond

Review of the Parades, Mikado Days, SSRWC Picnic and Adopt A Highway from attendees

Introduction of our Guests

Speakers

20 min. Representative Sue Allor – Current Issues in Lansing

10 min. Q & A

20 min. Alcona County Commissioner Gary Wnuk – PILT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes), Medicare and our Seniors, Healthcare in Alcona County

10 min. Q & A

Open to the Public

3 min. per speaker – Questions, Concerns, Feedback, etc.

Old Business

5 min. Article V Convention of States – Vote for or against ACR support of this project (Only Dues Paying Members can Vote)

Reports

5 min. – Youth Chair Report Frank Dimercurio / Chosen Ranch, 4971 Beaton Rd. – Ranch Update

New Business

5 min. Brian Calley’s Clean Government Initiative – Short video / presentation, handout and petition from Carrie Mullins

Vote for or against ACR support of this Legislation (Only Dues Paying Members can Vote)

5 min. Alcona County Fair needs staffed August 15th to the 19th

Sign Up Sheet – We’ve already paid for an indoor booth

2 min. Candy and Supply reimbursement


Adjournment Between 8:30 PM and 9:00 PM

Next Meeting August 28, 2017 at 7 pm at Harrisville Township Hall

Note: Speaking times are approximate.

MORE INFORMATION:

1) Here are some videos to help you with the Article V Convention of States decision.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmtfLVe_6_g - The 3,000 page Constitution as ruled upon by the Supreme Court

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEcly3RF3-U - Difference between Constitutional Convention and Convention of States

Here are some articles to help you decide as well.

Constitutional Amendments Work - https://www.conventionofstates.com/the_lamp_of_experience_constitutional_amendments_work

I've also attached some documentation which we talked about at our last meeting.


2) Here's a video of Brian Calley on Part-Time Legislation answering all the tough questions,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBkb1qLweNI&t=112s

Here's the link to Calley's website:

https://cleanmigovt.org/calleys-plan/


Sunrise Side Republican Women's Club Annual Picnic

Posted by [email protected] on July 6, 2017 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Please RSVP ASAP. You can pay at the event, but they need to know how much food to prepare.


June 26 Meeting Agenda

Posted by [email protected] on June 23, 2017 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Meeting Agenda for 6-26-2017

7:00 pm. Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Rd., Harrisville, MI 48740

Sign-in / Attendance Please arrive 15 minutes early

Please Add Your Name to the Attendance Sheet

Add your email address, phone, and /or address to be added to the Distribution List (Your information is for ACR use only, NO 3rd parties)

Call to Order 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance Led by Lawrence Brozowski

Invocation Pastor Whitten

 

Business

2 min. – Minutes Carrie Mullins – video minutes available online and via email

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0zUcAuA96o&list=PL1J0qwU_auqr3oSWZyf6qMgv7YGrhChgf" target="_blank"> https://www.youtube.com/ - Disclaimer – this meeting is recorded

1 min. – Treasurer’s Report David Dionne – read into the record

3 min. – Chairman’s Opening Lawrence Brozowski

3 min. – Jaynee Germond will introduce herself

1 min. – Election of new Vice Chair (***Only Dues Paying Members get a Vote)

 

Speakers

20 min. Article V Convention of States (COS) – Presentation by Carrie Mullins

10 min. Discussion, Questions and Answers – There will be Handouts

2 min. Motion to Support Article V COS (***Only Dues Paying Members get a Vote)

 

Open to the Public

3 minutes per speaker – Questions, Concerns, Feedback, etc.

 

Reports

5 min. – Lawrence Brozowski Trump Mob on Friday, June 16

5 min. – Youth Chair Report Frank Dimercurio / Chosen Ranch, 4971 Beaton Rd. – Ranch Update

Chosen Ranch June 24th Open House Report

 

New Business

5 min. 4th of July Parades in Barton City (10 am) and Glennie (2 pm) – Planning

July 8th - Mikado Days Parade (11 am) and Booth

*** Request for Candy Donations – If you could bring candy to the meeting for us to toss out at the parades that would be greatly appreciated. We also will be needing candy for Mikado Days Parade on July 8th (11 am). All parade times begin line-up 1 hour prior to start time.

 

Note: We had a Core Team Meeting on the 15th and approved the renewal of the www.acrepublicans.com website. It was $144.29 for a 2 year renewal on the website and domain name.

 

Adjournment 8:30 PM (approximately)

Next Meeting July 24, 2017 at 7 pm at Harrisville Township Hall

Note: Speaking times are approximate.

 

Come Support the Chosen Ranch June 24th

Posted by [email protected] on June 19, 2017 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Visit the Facebook Event page for more information.

https://www.facebook.com/events/261622430908676/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2222%22%2C%22feed_story_type%22%3A%2222%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&pnref=story" target="_blank">Chosen Ranch Open House

4971 E. Beaton Rd.

Harrisville, MI 48740

There will be food and fun. These things usually go from about 3pm till dusk. Learn more about the Chosen Ranch and their kids:

http://www.chosenranch.org/


Agenda for May 22 with SPECIAL GUEST

Posted by [email protected] on May 15, 2017 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Meeting Agenda for 5-22-2017

7:00 pm. Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Rd., Harrisville, MI 48740

Sign-in / Attendance Please arrive 15 minutes early

Call to Order 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance Led by Lawrence Brozowski

Invocation Pastor Whitten

 

Business

2 min. – Minutes by Carrie Mullins – Apology from Meeting on 4-24-17

Video minutes available online and via email for March and April

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC36oD9e9SA1N9iPxB4KK2cQ" target="_blank"> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC36oD9e9SA1N9iPxB4KK2cQ

1 min. - Treasurers Report by David Dionne – read into the record

5 min. – Chairman’s Opening - Lawrence Brozowski

  • Calendar of Events
  • Lincoln / Reagan Dinner Report
  • Potential Vice Chair Candidate for ACR

 

Speakers

15 min. Tom Weichel – Prosecuting Attorney – Meeting Disruptions like the Situation in Gaylord

10 min. Q & A

 

20 min. SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Jim Hines – Candidate for Michigan State Governor

10 min. Q & A

 

Open to the Public

3 minutes per speaker – Questions, Concerns, Feedback, etc.

 

Reports

5 min. – Greg Anderson April 29th Adopt-A-Highway – Report

5 min. – Carrie Mullins May 7th Spring into Summer EXPO – Report

 

New Business - 10 min.

  • 4th of July Parades in Barton City (and maybe Glennie)
  • July 23rd Drawing at the Brown Trout Festival – Tickets available
  • Payment by ACR for the 1st Congressional District Dues ($100)

Adjournment 8:30 PM (approximately)

Next Meeting June 26, 2017 at 7 pm at Harrisville Township Hall

Note: Speaking times are approximate.

 

Agenda for tonight's meeting

Posted by [email protected] on April 24, 2017 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Meeting Agenda for 4-24-2017

7:00 pm. Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Rd., Harrisville, MI 48740

Sign-in / Attendance Please arrive 15 minutes early

Call to Order 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance Led by Lawrence Brozowski

Invocation Pastor Whitten

 

Business

1 min. – Minutes Carrie Mullins – Disclaimer: You are being recorded and it will be posted on the internet.

1 min. – Treasurer’s Report David Dionne – read into the record

10 min. – Chairman’s Opening Lawrence Brozowski

  • Event Calendar
  • Adopt –A –Highway on April 29th
  • Spring into Summer Expo May 7th
  • Dues
  • Lincoln / Reagan Dinner

 

Speakers

2 min. A message from Sue Allor by proxy Carrie Mullins

5-10 min. Nathan Makowske –Committee Member – Communications and Events www.yourneighborhub.com

 

Open to the Public

3 min. per speaker Questions, Concerns, Feedback, etc.

 

Discussion

10 min. Indivisible Michigan – Liberal Activist Group that has been creating Unrest

Congressman Jack Bergman’s Town Hall meetings

 

Reports

5 min. – Carrie Mullins Letters to the Editor

5 min. – Youth Chair Report Frank Dimercurio / Chosen Ranch, 4971 Beaton Rd. – Chosen Ranch Update

 

New Business

5 min. Staffing the Events – Event Calendar

5 min. Breakfast / Lunch Get-Togethers

Adjournment 8:30 PM (approximately)

Next Meeting May 22, 2017 at 7 pm at Harrisville Township Hall

Note: Speaking times are approximate.

 

Agenda for Monday Meeting - Sorry about short notice

Posted by [email protected] on March 26, 2017 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

REMINDER: Meeting on Monday. Please help out and pay your dues. Dues paying members get a vote.

Meeting Agenda for 3-27-2017

7:00 pm. Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Rd., Harrisville, MI 48740

Sign-in / Attendance Please arrive 15 minutes early

Call to Order 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance Led by Lawrence Brozowski

Invocation Pastor Whitten

Business

1 min. – Minutes in the New Year Carrie Mullins – Video’s to be Posted and Distributed via Link

1 min. - Treasurers Report David Dionne – read into the record

20 min. - Chairman’s Report Lawrence Brozowski – Planning for 2017 Events

a. Celebrating our successes

b. Goals for 2017

c. Replacing Stabenow

d. Finding Candidates for Office and Volunteerism

e. New Meeting Structure and Additional Items

Open to the Public

3 minutes per speaker – Questions, Concerns, Feedback, etc.

Reports

5 min. – Carrie Mullins February 10th and 11th Caucus and Convention Report

5 min. – Youth Chair Report Frank Dimercurio / Chosen Ranch, 4971 Beaton Rd. – Chosen Ranch Update

New Business – Open to Public, Dues paying members have a vote

5 min. Summation of Core Team Meeting from March 14, 2017 by Carrie Mullins

5 min. Approval of the Bylaws – Edited to include a Fiscal Year

Adjournment 8:30 PM (approximately)

Next Meeting April 24, 2017 at 7 pm at Harrisville Township Hall

Note: Speaking times are approximate.

Alcona County Convention 1-26-17

Posted by [email protected] on January 24, 2017 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Happy New Year - We will be electing Republican Party Officials on February 10th and 11th, 2017

Alcona County Republicans

 

Please note that if you wish to become a Precinct Delegate, the Alcona County Republican Committee can appoint you on a permanent or temporary basis. For those who wish to do so, you must attend the Alcona County Convention. The public is welcome to come and see the process.

 

OFFICIAL CALL TO THE ALCONA COUNTY CONVENTION

 

There shall be a meeting of the duly elected Precinct Delegates and the At-Large Delegates to the Alcona County Convention at 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at the Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Rd., Harrisville, MI 48740.

 

The purpose of this meeting shall be to elect 3 delegates and 3 alternates to the February 10th, 2017 District Caucus and the February 11th, 2017 Michigan State Convention. Both will be held at the Lansing Center and Radisson Hotel in Lansing, MI. The purpose of the State Convention is to elect 14 Congressional District Chairs, 98 members of the Michigan Republican State Committee (14 of whom are the Congressional District Chairs), 1 State Chair, 1 State Co-Chair (who shall be the running mate of the State Chair), 1 Outreach Vice Chair, 1 Coalitions Vice Chair, 1 Grassroots Vice Chair, 1 Ethnic Vice Chair, 1 Administrative Vice Chair and 1 Youth Vice Chair.

 

Precinct delegates and certain at-large delegates given the preference under Rule 8 of the Convention Rules, but who cannot attend the county convention, must notify the Chair of the Alcona County Republican Committee (Lawrence Brozowski – Chairman ([email protected])) or the following designee (Carrie Mullins – Secretary ([email protected] ) in writing (the “Notification”) of the person’s intention to become a delegate or alternate delegate to the state convention. The notification can be in any written form, including by letter or email, and must be received by the Chair of the Alcona County Republican Committee (or designee) by no later than the start of the Alcona County Convention on January 26, 2017. Failure to provide the notification as provided herein shall mean that the person shall not be given the preference under Rule 9 of the Convention Rules. It is not necessary to send a notification if a person attends the County Convention.

 

Precinct Delegates elected at the August 2nd, 2016 Primary Election, and Precinct Delegates elected to permanently or temporarily fill vacancies to the State Convention, as well as the most recent Republican nominees for County and State Legislative offices, the Michigan Congressional Delegation, the Republican National Committeeman and National Committeewoman from Michigan and Michigan Republican Party Officers (see Rule 5C) where such person resides in Alcona County will be considered eligible to vote at this convention.

 

Signed,

 

Lawrence Brozowski

 

Chairman, Lawrence Brozowski, Alcona County Republican Committee

 

https://www.migop.org/2017-state-convention" target="_blank">https://www.migop.org/2017-state-convention - Official information about the caucus and convention can be found here. Hotels, candidates, agenda, etc.

 



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