7:02 Meeting opens with pledge and Introduction
7:03 Special Guest Len Suzio
CCDL endorsed candidate for State Senate 13th District
District covers Cheshire, Meriden, Middlefield & Middletown
7:10 Executive Report – President
Attended & facilitated executive meeting
Held special election for Treasurer as our current Treasurer is being deployed
Worked with other exec members to publish list of endorsed candidates; E-mails have gone out and list is posted on our website
Invited Len Suzio and Janet Peckinpaugh to speak at our meeting this month
7:12 Executive Report – VP
Attended 2 Attorney General debates.
Working part time for Martha Dean
Attended Executive member meeting Oct. 4th
Took trip to DPS to straighten out their SNAFU over the DPS-3-C form for the Kimber we raffled off at the fundraiser
As acting LAC, I fished the compilation of our endorsement list with help from other Exec. Members
7:14 Executive Report – Secretary
Received nothing from DEP regarding State Park Carry. Will work to get answers to questions through legislators and OLR.
Attended executive meeting
7:14 Coordinator Report - Membership
34 new members since last meeting.
949 total members.
Signed up for Appleseed shoot.
Will be stepping down as coordinator, but will stay on uptil
7:15 Coordinator Report - Events
Attended executive meeting.
7:15 Coordinator Report - LAC
Position is open.
The entire body of executive members is filling position until a candidate for this position is found.
Coordinator Report – Tech
Transferred money from Paypal to bank.
Updated website with meeting minutes, announcements, answered questions from
7:17 Coordinator Report - PR
Attended exec. meeting.
Drafted press release for remaining endorsements. And e-mailed it out.
Updated PR e-mail list.
Been in contact with Appleseed. 30th and 31st of October still have slots available at Blue Trail.
Potential to have a CCDL shoot at some point in the future.
7:18 Coordinator Report – Merch
Attended exec meeting.
At last meeting. Sold 1 hat, 2 shirts, 4 magnets.
2 internet sales
To be taking over as Treasurer.
Signed up for Appleseed event. Women and children are free to attend, please take advantage of that.
7:20 Special Guest: Andrew Lockwood
CCDL endorsed candidate for State Representative District 39
District covers New London
7:26 Open Forum
Man from Southington having trouble getting permit. Called Ed Peruta who had the problem solved by 4pm the next day. Joined as a member of CCDL and offered a donation.
7:28 Special Guest: James Keyser
CCDL endorsed candidate for State Representative 126th District
District covers Northern Bridgeport
7:52 Return from break
7:53 Re-opening Open Forum
Member suggested putting a classified ad section on the website for members who may have something for trade/sale.
Hans Justice President of Wolcott Land Owners Protective Assoc. is in attendance. Small club of about 300 members. Located at 920 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, CT. Good supporters of CCDL.
Atty. Rachel Baird also in attendance
8:05 Old Business
8:06 2nd Anniversary Event
WLOPA is reserved Saturday, Feb. 19th 2011
Will need help organizing.
Inhouse raffle, 50/50, food committee, donated items for the raffle.
8:08 Appleseed event
http://Appleseedinfo.org for more information
Will show you how to shoot long guns, use sites, etc.
Blue Trail event is 22lr only.
Looking to have 20 appleseed events next year.
Appleseed events are a good way to get new shooters involved
No skill or experience required.
Learn about history and marksmenship
8:13 Feedback on Legislative Agenda for 2011
What mandates are we going to want to focus on for next year?
2 week waiting period for dealer sales to those without permit or hunting license
“Have you ever been arrested?” question on permit application is prejudicial
Reciprocity with other states
Assault weapons ban done away with
Making CT a Shall Issue state.
Doing away with Local Issuing authority
8:25 Special Guest Janet Peckinpaugh
CCDL endorsed candidate for the 2nd US Congressional District
District covers most of eastern CT.
8:51 Close of meeting