The General Assembly of the Community Rights Coalition of Jefferson county will meet August 10th, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Quimper UnitarianUniversalist Fellowship in PortTownsend, Washington … 2333 San Juan Avenue. We meet every two weeks. All Friends are welcomed to attend.
AGENDA ITEMS INCLUDE:
Update on the Community Bill of Rights process from the Community Bill of Rights taskforce.
Update on the Home Rule Charter progress including a report back on a well attended Freeholder and Home Rule information meeting held on Wednesday, August 7th at the Tri-Area Center in Chimacum.
Next steps for the finding qualified Freeholders who will create a charter that will bring the right to Initiative and referendum to the people of this county, include a bare-bones Bill of Rights into the initial charter, and create an initial charter that will be easily pass by the voters in future. Strategy for helping the charter and freeholder process to pass this November 5th.
The Home Rule Charter taskforce will be at the Jefferson County Fair this next weekend.
Other agenda items may be added
Other CRC working group meetings you might want to attend:
Study Group – Every Tuesday 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at the QUUF
Community Bill of Rights taskforce – Thursdays – 5:30 to 7:00 PM at the Port Townsend Community Center.
Charter Taskforce – Contact Val Phimister Meetings are held at irregular times depending on the projects in motion. – Looking for boots on the ground members – this is not a study group.
IMPORTANT UPCOMING COMMUNITY MEETINGS:
Charter information meeting to be presented by the County for potential Freeholders: MONDAY AUGUST 12th at 6:00PM in the Superior Court at the County court house. If this changes, we will let you know.
The next General Assembly Meeting of the Community Rights Coalition of Jefferson County will be held Saturday July 13th at 9:30 A.M.
Special speaker will be Phil Johnson, Jefferson County Commissioner. He will be giving an update on the Salmon Net Pens issue. He will speak at the beginning of the meeting. The regular meeting of the GA will occur after his talk.
Regular business: We will have an update on the Chartering or “Home Rule” signature gathering progress and update on the first meeting of the creation of a Community Bill of Rights. More information will be given about the upcoming (July 20th) CRC first annual summer picnic.
Also to be discussed is a back on the July 4th parade action to support I- 522 – The GMO labeling initiative to be voted on this fall in the state of Washington. Members of the CRC attended this action in Port Angeles.
The General Assembly of the Community Rights Coalition of Jefferson County Washington is open to all friends. Please Join us. Saturday, July 13th – 9:30 AM held at the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Port Townsend, Washington – 2333 San Juan Avenue.