Meeting Minutes March 3, 2011

posted Mar 14, 2011, 5:17 PM by Graydon Smith

Franklin Republican Town Committee

Meeting Minutes

Thursday, March 3, 2011

  1. Call to order: The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Chair John Jewell who led the committee and guests in the Pledge of Allegiance.

  2. Introductions: The Chair initiated self introductions of members and guests.

  3. Attendance: Fourteen people were in attendance:

  1. Minutes: Minutes from the meeting February, 2011 meeting were e-mailed right after the meeting and are posted on the website.

  1. Treasurers Report:

    • General Fund: $931.51

    • Scholarship Fund: $953.15

  1. State Committee Reports: Linda suggests we all check Attleboro’s website.

    • Their Lincoln Day Celebration is March 12th, 2011 at Good News Hall, 235 West Street Attleboro. To get tickets contact: Sue 508-226-8020. More information can be found under the LINCOLN REENACTORS page on their website. $15 donation.

    • The State Training for candidates in Milford was excellent. A lot of good information. Two major points, must knock on doors and Ryan Fattman used personal details in follow-up e-mails which generated votes and donations.

  1. Town Council & School Committee Candidates Topics included:

    • Snow

    • Corporate donations for capital projects

    • Discussions about types of candidates we need, potential platform pieces, fund raising ideas. John and Allan to pull together list of influential town republicans to approach for support and candidate ideas.

  1. Old Business:

    • 4th of July Volunteers-call John before next meeting

    • Want to plan for future joint meeting with Bellingham & Blackstone

  1. New Business: None

  1. Next Meeting: The next full committee meeting will be at 7:30 pm, Thursday, April 7, 2011 in the training room at the Franklin Municipal Building.

  1. Adjournment: Meeting was adjourned at 9:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted;

Allan Fraser, Co-Secretary