GA Minutes, 2/28/12
Notes: Mike H.
Start time: 7:40pm
Mickey: Hand signals
Joya: Explanation of consensus
Working group report backs
Sam – update on cash on hand
Dee – Question about wepay totals for donated amounts on website
Sam – Explained that the wepay total was the total amount donated, not current amount.
Mike R. – Question about allowances for working groups
Sam – Gave details on allowances
Kevin- Let everyone now locations and dates of meetings. Also let everyone know about week of actions coming up in March.
Mike R. – Asked about 3/15 action planned
Kevin – Will explain during proposals
Brian T – Everything is going great. Let group know how the day works during cleanup event day. Announced this coming Sunday that there will be a need for some more folks because of double booking with picnic event in Gledale. He will start day at CCP on Sunday to help in carpooling (11:30 am Sunday).
Dee- She will be here at CCP on Sunday too, to help with carpooling.
Joya – Gave rundown for tomorrow’s events. Reporters for Bill Moyers and Al Jazeera will be in attendance for event.
Mike R – Let everyone know to invite everyone. We can have folks come just for lunch or dinner hours
Rick – Gave out flyers for f29 at gun show. Good response.
No financial reimbursements
#1 – Charlie (see FB or website)
Book bomb at capitol
Temp check: consensus
Rick – anonymous declared March blackout for spending money
point of process
#2 – Joya (see fb or website)
Projector expenditure for $360
Rick – Said he could get cheaper
mello – asked purpose
Joya – light graffiti
Sam – Brought up info about projector
Brian – Wants to know does it need to be a pico projector, why not a real projector
Joya – Idea of device to be used on direct actions
Amanda – we need to do a good job tracking device
mike – Gave rundown of specs of device, as well as the potential use for movies
Rick – reminded everyone know he could acquire cheaper
Dee – Worried about receipts
Mello – potential sign out sheet maybe
Justice – Thoughts on letting joya being responsible
Kevin – Device is already here
Joya – Explained that it could be great of GA procured item, but if it didn’t her theatre group could cover it.
Temp check – soso
Mello – can we use for movie night(yes)
Mike – question about lifespan of bulb(a: very long time)
Rick – stated it could be good for advertising. Also we could rent it out.
Dee – Wants to make sure we have a process in place to sign out.
Mike – Brought up fuzzit is willing to send us projector
Prop tabled after much discussion
#3 – Kevin
Endorse action on March 15
Rick – Brought BOA is worst of banks
Brian – question of this is solidarity with occupy the homes
Kevin – explained this is with lucha and occupy the homes
Mike R.- brought up how we can make this better
Brian – This was the big event of March?(not necessarily)
#4 – Joya
Endorse demands for tomorrow (see fb or website)
Kevin – didn’t like the language of manual labor demand, Joya will fix.
temp check – all love
Mello: homeless march proposal
Kevin: working on divestment plan with legal. Need to put pressure on bill gates.
Sam: Jade will be working on occupy sedona, and is looking for support. Search FB.
Mike R.: Anti Union bill day of action on Thursday.
End of GA, 845pm.