Southern New Mexico Common Cause
Annual Meeting Minutes for December 17, 2003 at 11:30 a.m.
J.W. Flours Bakery and Catering
Attendance: J. Asche, G. Bigelow, A. Burr, D. Halls, J.M.
Kadlecek, M. McCamley, V. Quiroz, and T. Smith
Meeting was called to order at 11:45 a.m.
Annual Luncheon J. Asche
deposit has been placed for Meson de Mesilla. There will be a buffet style
lunch for $10.00 a plate. The guest speaker is Bob Johnson, and
his speech will be Reclaiming Government by the People, for the
J. Asche and T. Smith will make the invitations
J. Asche, V. Quiroz and T. Smith will work on
J.M. Kadlecek will do the press release
Events for 2004
questions to discuss What did we do good in 2003? and What should we do in
The City is still discussing their formation of a City
Charter Review Committee, we will continue to look into that and work on
getting one of our CCRC members onto the Citys Committee.
We will continue to work on encouraging and enforcing the
Open Meetings Act
We will continue to monitor public meetings, since that has
proven to be effective.
SNMCC will work on sponsoring neighborhood/community
SNMCC will work on nonpartisan groups getting the Hispanic
vote, this will involve putting together an effort to target those
individuals who have not participated in the political process, i.e. voter
Look into the issue of run-off elections, and perhaps
revisit the issue.
Work on more activities and events outside of Dona Ana
have not effectively used the website, but this will be something to work on
in 2004. As a note whenever SNMCC places an ad or sends out a
news release, always list the website.
Sally and Jack worked on getting between $2,500 and $5,000
We also need to go to other communities to fundraising.
There is no meeting in January, due to Annual Luncheon
Next official meeting will be February 18, 2004 at 11:30 am.
Meeting was adjourned at 1:06 p.m.
respectfully submitted by,