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3/12/2006

GENERAL MEETING

LOCAL LODGE 63

MARCH 11, 2006

President Stacy Breunig called the meeting to order at 10:10 AM. The pledge to the flag was followed by a moment of silence.

Roll call was taken and all were present except John Kleiboeker who was excused. Rita Derrick and Kathy Wing were absent.

EXECUTIVE BOARD REPORT

The minutes from the March 8th executive board meeting were read. Approved recommendations of the board were:

To contribute $1.00 per year per member to the 2006 IAM Scholarship Program.

To send one person to the Community Services Training.

To contribute $300.00 to the Red Hots – David Douglas Softball Association.

To contribute $750.00 to the UFCW 555 Golf Classic.

To contribute $750.00 to the 17th Annual Labor Bowl Challenge.

To contribute $300.00 to the 14th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive.

To purchase 20 Harley Davidson raffle tickets for the 4th Annual “Unions for Kids” poker run.

MS/C to accept the report as read.

FINANCIAL REPORT

S/T Pat Maloney read the financial report for the period 2/1/06 thru 2/28/06. MS/C to accept the report as read.

The applications for HWC were read. MS/C to grant withdrawals to those as read.

COMMUNICATIONS

A letter from Tom Chamberlain, President, OR AFL-CIO re: funding for the Oregon Alliance for Retired Americans. Table

Official announcement for the 2006 IAM Photography Contest. Make available.

Convention call for the Oregon Alliance for Retired Americans in Portland OR on March 25th. Make available.

A calendar showing meeting dates from the Labor Roundtable of SW Washington. File

A flier from SW Washington Labor announcing the 5th annual St. Patrick’s Day Bar-B-Que March 19th. File

A flier announcing Sherry Parker’s Campaign Kick-off for Clark County Clerk to be held March 30th. File

A meeting notice from Labor Roundtable of SW Washington. Meeting dates are March 17th and March 31st. File

A flier announcing the 4th Annual “Unions for Kids” poker run and chili cook-off to be held Saturday June 10th. File

An announcement for breakfast with 1st Congressional District Representative David Wu on Wednesday March 22nd, 8:00 AM at Kirkland Union Manor. File

A letter from Judy O’Connor, Executive S/T, NOLC re: unionized wireless provider Cingular Wireless. File

An announcement for Workers Memorial Day, Friday April 28th at Tabor Heights United Methodist Church. File

COMMITTEE REPORTS

DBR Bob Petroff reported on activities at Boeing and some changes in retirement laws. Also reported on some political activities at NOLC and the importance of becoming a MNPL sponsoring member.

Denise Gorman from the Machinists/Boilermakers Credit Union spoke on the services they have to offer members.

Scott Lucy reported on negotiations with City of Portland, Kraft, Franz and City of Vancouver.

Joe Kear reported on the upcoming High Performance Work Organization presentation and other activities at Freightliner including some safety problems.

Phil Dilsaver reported on negotiations with Resources Management and an arbitration at Crown Cork & Seal.

Rick Thompson reported on political activities with CLC of SW Washington.

Richard Martin said there were eight bylaw proposals presented that will have the first reading in April.

OLD BUSINESS

None

NEW BUSINESS

MS/C to pay lost time for Rick Thompson to attend CLC of SW Washington meetings to interview political candidates.

GOOD OF THE ORDER

A drawing was held for MNPL.

There being no other business to come before the lodge the president adjourned the meeting at 11:05 AM.

Respectfully submitted

Richard J. Martin

Recording Secretary



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