GA Minutes Saturday Feb. 11th Noon Capitol Building
Shaun H. -Moderator
Courtney G. -Stack
Chris C.- Minutes
No coverage of Occupy news.
Overview of old news/current events:
Spanish Town Parage
Replied to Didier (OBR email request for Occupy history)
Replied to Rachel @ The Drum/Southern (Questions on OBR diversity)
Occupy Bus Updates
Frank working with Headstart program. Explains contacts and information with local education.
The newsletter and recent history was discussed. Previous decisions were shared with the present members.
David K proposed that OBR adopts a promotion of a proposed constitutional amendment as a central goal.
+David provided handouts outlining ideals of the proposal.
+ Extended discussion about proposal
+Voted on the following proposal:
“ A central goal of OBR is to take action to amend the constitution to exclude money from being considered free speech.
+Vote passed 10-0 in favor of the proposal. The present and voting members of OBR stated that final amendment proposals and long term actions are still to be discussed and voted upon.
++ The amendment will also be expressed in common terms for a wider understanding
++BR focused community projects will still be a focus of OBR for continual social improvements.
Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade discussed. 4 of the present members were confirmed attendees.
Event information to be distributed to all contacts. Follow up on Wed GA on attendance and actions.