7:08 Open meeting with Pledge and introduction
7:11 Executive Reports - President
Communication with Attorney Dean, gun clubs, and members
Tea Party meeting in Putnam
Created full-time volunteer fundraising position and appointed Bob F.
7:12 Executive Reports - Vice President
Attended Rally at Capitol
Attended the Rob Sampson/Joe Markley meeting in Southington explaining Public Act 13-3 with a Republican lawyer. Not all answers, but some good information.
7:15 Executive Reports - Secretary
Attended Rally at Capitol
Spoke at the Rockville Fish and Game meeting about CCDL and our Litigation effort
7:15 Executive Reports - Treasurer
$18,000 in expenses this month
$6,700 in income (excluding Litigation donations)
All PayPal donations and anything marked 'Litigation' goes to the Litigation Fund. Cannot be used for anything except paying litlgation costs.
7:18 Coordinator Reports - Membership
7550 total members
1400 new this month
7:19 Coordinator Reports - Events
Was voted in as an Executive Member
Attended a dinner for the MET League which is raising funds for our litigation effort.
7:20 Coordinator Reports - Legislative/Permit Issues
Worked a table at Hoffman's raising money.
Board of Firearms Permit Examiners is going well. Lots more appeals.
Last week's hearing a specific town was told they're not allowed to ask for more info or schedule specific times to submit applications.
There will be 2 denial days next month.
Getting about 30 emails a week asking for help with permit issues
7:23 Coordinator Reports - Technology
General maintenance to the website
Sent out emails and updated Facebook.
Spoke at the Rally at the Capitol
Received an offer for website help from a member. This will be discussed at the Executive Member Meeting later this month.
7:24 Coordinator Reports - Merchandise
Last of orders up to date. Should be sent out tomorrow.
Overwhelming demand after S.B. 1160 (Public Act 13-3) passed.
7:25 Special Guest - Representative for Brian Saucier
Candidate for 53rd State Congressional District (Willington, Ashford, Tolland)
7:34 Litigation Update
Attorney Brian Stapleton gave the membership an update.
Attorney Stapleton will be the lead trial attorney.
Steve Hallbrook will likely be handling the appeal.
8:42 Discussion of the FOIA project to towns regarding permit denials
8:53 Fundraising Coordinator
We'll also probably need volunteers to make these ideas happen
Only campaign right now is the special election in the 53rd district
Hopefully the model we work on here will help with next years elections
We need to change the political landscape
9:03 Upcoming events
CCDL Family Picnic is coming up. Date yet to be determined.
Mike Majewski's 1-year anniversary party for his gun shop is coming up on June 1st.
9:05 Close of meeting