Northwest Tarrant Progressives Minutes: General Meeting, September 18th, 2019
The meeting was called to order by the president, Michael Stackhouse. The treasurer, membership chair, and marketing chair were also present. Total attendance was 22
Michael Stackhouse presented minutes from August 21st general meeting, and those minutes were approved as distributed.
The treasurer, Haley Stackhouse, reported a cash balance of $1,120.68 as of the last day of the ethics filing period, and paid membership at 43 for 2019. We are 7 away from meeting our 2019 goal of 50 members! The treasurer’s report was accepted as distributed.
TCDP Club Liaison Karroll Parker spoke about the Senate Democratic Executive Committee chairs and interim chairs. The TCDP will be holding nominations of interim chair at the CEC meeting in the near future.
Lina Well with TDW of Rural North Texas mentioned their upcoming annual scholarship fundraising dinner. All proceeds go to their scholarship fund.
Michael Stackhouse spoke about The Texas House Committee on Redistricting that will be holding a hearing in Tarrant County in October. The hearing will be open to the public for testimony. Fair Maps Texas, a nonpartisan reform effort aimed at fixing the redistricting system in Texas. They will be holding events all over Texas attempting to educate communities as to why redistricting is important and what we can do in order to insure a fair redistricting.
Fair Maps Texas - September 28th, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: 421 S. Adams St. Fort Worth, TX 76104
Train & Grain Festival - October 26th, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Saginaw High School - 800 N Blue Mound Rd Saginaw
The meeting adjourned at 7:27 p.m.