Your attendance is requested at the Buncombe County Democratic Party Executive Committee meeting scheduled at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 9, 2016; registration will begin at 9:30 am.
A pancake breakfast will be served at 9:00 am for $10.00
A quorum is required to conduct business, therefore if you're unable to attend, please arrange for a proxy to represent you at this meeting. A proxy form link is below for your use.
Business will include Election of Secretary and Treasurer to complete the current term through April 2017.
Nominations for will be taken from the floor. Responsibilities for the positions include:
Secretary. The duties of the county secretary shall include: 1. Keep and maintain in good order all records of the county executive committee; 2. Issue all meeting notices in writing and consistent with the requirements of this Plan of Organization; 3. Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the county executive committee; 4. Transmit all records pertaining to the office to successor within ten (10) days of vacating office.
Treasurer. The duties of the county treasurer shall include: 1. Maintain the county executive committee treasury at an insured commercial bank; 2. Maintain all records required by law or by the county executive committee of contributions received and disbursements made; 3. Prepare and file any reports as may be required by law or by the county executive committee; 4. Coordinate the county executive committee’s efforts to reach its sustaining fund goal for the state party; 5. Transmit all records pertaining to the office to successor within ten (10) days of vacating office.
Members of the Executive Committee are elected party officers; precinct chairs and vice chairs of organized precincts; all Democratic state, county and city elected officials; Democratic members of the N.C. General Assembly residing in Buncombe County; members of the State Executive Committee (not already a member by virtue of holding some other office); presidents of duly organized and chartered county chapters of state auxiliary organizations; and the county party attorney.
Proxy assignment rules include:
• A member may designate an active Democrat from his or her precinct.
• A president of an auxiliary organization may designate another member of the auxiliary.
• No person may serve as an alternate for more than one member at any meeting.
• No member can also serve at the same meeting as an alternate.
Signed proxies must be submitted prior to the start of the meeting by email, hand-delivered at the meeting or by mailing to BCDP, PO Box 1544, Asheville, 28802.
• Call to Order and Welcome from the Chair
• Pledge of Allegiance
• Call of Quorum
• Recognition of Elected Officials
• Adoption of Agenda
• Adoption of Standing Rules
• Treasurer’s report / Hot 100
• Election of Secretary
• Election of Treasurer
• Other business
951 Old Fairview Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
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