The January meeting brought the Club a brand new executive board, pages of brainstormed initiatives and objectives, ideas for meeting topics, an approved budget and an a resolution to encourage our State representatives to reform Prop 13 by placing an initiative on the 2016 ballot. The list of new executive board members can be found on page four along with their contact information.
ECDC President, Carla Hansen, gave Club members a presentation of what the Club accomplished in 2014, presented ideas for what the Club could do in 2015 since it’s not an election year and a ideas for meetings. Treasurer, Greg Lyman presented the proposed 2015 budget. Club members provided input on a few line items and voted to approve the proposed budget with an amendment.
The bulk of the meeting was spent on discussing ideas for ECDC-led initiatives and objectives for the year. Club members present at the meeting brainstormed a number of issues and ideas. All of the input was recorded at the meeting. The list will be narrowed down by the executive board and the final ideas will be brought back to the Club at the February meeting. Club members at the February meeting will prioritize the final items on the list. The executive board also agree to finalize the 2015 calendar with the input from the Club members.