Minutes of Monday May 9, 2021 Meeting

(Prepared by Marie-Anne Azar Ward) This month featured guest speaker, Au Sable Valley Central School District School Board candidate Shannon Stanley, wife of Jay Town Supervisor, Matt Stanley. (The school board election is May 17 from noon to 9pm in the cafeteria at the Middle School – High School in Clintonville.) The meeting was called…

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April 11 Meeting

Monday April 11, 2021 at 7pm.   This is an in-person meeting at the Au Sable Acres Pavilion   Agenda   Guest Speaker is Matt Putorti, Congressional candidate for NY-21.   The following agenda items will be discussed as time permits. Frank – Review of last meeting’s minutes. Frank – ECDC March meeting notes. Frank…

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ECDC March 29, 2022 Meeting

Good Zoom turnout for the March meeting, I joined after the Commissioner’s report so I don’t have that status. Maggie discussed the redistricting impact including the court challenge. So far, the biggest effect is that Essex County will be divided into two Assembly district. All except North Elba, Keene, Jay and Wilmington will remain in…

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Minutes of the Jay/Wilmington Democratic Committee

Monday, March 14 at 7 pm Via Zoom In attendance: Joe DeMarco, Marilou Dooley, Sue Gettens, Allen Fitz-Gerald, Melinda and Peter Beuf, Eliana Godoy, Frank and Sue Pagano, Knut and Marisol Sauer, Jody Hart, guests Holly Dixon, Michael Fergot, Hannah Giltner, and Matt Castelli (candidate for US Congress). Meeting called to order at 7:02 pm…

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Interesting Website

This website discloses donors and amounts given to local, county and state Republican and Democratic committees. Yes, we are listed.https://publicreporting.elections.ny.gov/CandidateCommitteeDisclosure/CandidateCommitteeDisclosure

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JWDC Meeting conducted over Zoom on 1/10/22

JWDC Meeting conducted over Zoom on 1/10/22. Fifteen attendees. Guest: Lonny Koons, Primary Candidate for 21st Congressional District. Resolved – Resolution calling for change in NY Dem Party Leadership revised and sent to ECDC for discussion at Jan 24 meeting. Thanks to Gene Hoffman for unsuccessfully running for JFD Commissioner. The election process seemed a…

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Catching Up on 1-6…and 12-14

I recall a conversation with a close friend, a Trumpist, before the election. I was concerned that if he lost he wouldn’t concede the presidency. My friend said that was ridiculous, of course he’d transition power, same as every other president. Is he still a supporter? It’s pointless to ask, I think I know the…

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November 15 Meeting…whew!!

Another long one…I don’t think it’s possible to expect one hour meeting anymore, there are so many things happening – and that’s a good situation. We started out with a candidate guest, Gene Hoffman (D) who is running for Jay FD Commissioner on December 14. Gene has an extensive fire service background so he’d be…

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