Meeting Minutes – August 22, 2018

31st L.D. Democrats General Meeting
August 22nd, 2018, 7pm
Edgewood Fire Station 

Meeting was called to order at 7pm by Chair Brian Gunn followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Approval of Agenda:

  • M/S/C to move “Guest Speakers” to follow the Treasurers Report.
  • M/S/C to approve the agenda, as amended.

Approval of Minutes: (Britt Kauffman)

Treasurer Report: (Rudy Adams)

  • M/S/C to approve as amended/updated.

Guest Speakers:

M/S/C to consider endorsements prior to Officer Reports.


M/S/C as listed:

Officer & Committee Reports:


Brian expressed his appreciation for tonight’s program. It is a great example of opening the process to interested constituents, while extolling the value of public access services such as libraries and fire departments.

Pierce Co Dems:

Kirby & Ingrid are going to Spokane for the convention; PCO’s are encouraged to attend the Pierce Co meetings for support; There will be a function featuring Maria Cantwell & Cory Booker on Sunday, Aug. 26th.  Tix available at the P.C. Dem’s website; Still have open slots to staff the booth at the Washington State Fair.


Donna said the fair booth season has ended and was a success! Thanks to everyone who volunteered!

Old Business:


New Business:
Good & Welfare:
  • Thanks to Donna for her work in coordinating schedules for booth staffing this Summer!
  • Our endorsed candidates need volunteers! See candidate info on our website to contact.
  • Alli is available to help write LTE’s or articles for the newsletter
  • “Indivisible” has posted a info site on Dino Rossi at: “” that you can link to.
  • Brian shared info on services for former 31st Dem & activist, Gladys Paulus, who recently passed away.

M/S/C to adjourn at 9:20pm.

Submitted: Britt Kauffman, Secretary