General Meeting Minutes – May 26, 2021

Call to order
A meeting of the Upper Peninsula Libertarian Party was held on Zoom on May 26th, 2021, and began at 8:10PM EST. Attendees included Ryan Roberts, Daniel Bowling, Joshua Jongema, Kristen W, and Lucas L. A quorum was had.

Approval of minutes
The minutes from the previous meeting, held on May 4th, 2021, were voted on and approved by a 51% majority vote. The current meeting minutes were approved by a 51% majority vote.

Reports
Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer Daniel Bowling presented a report on fiscal affairs of our society since our last meeting. As of this date, the balance between income and expenses is $273.80. We have received donations totaling $817.07 and have had expenses totaling $537.27.
Newsletter Committee Report: Secretary and Newsletter Committee Member Joshua Jongema presented a report on the affairs of the Newsletter Committee’s activities, which to date include the planning, creation, and printing of the first issue of the UPLP Newsletter, released May 1st, 2021. The newsletter was posted in pdf format for downloading on our website, UPLP.org. It has been shared to Facebook, as well as printed and shared personally at the March for Our Rights Rally in Marquette, as well as other places. To date, the newsletter has been views 35 times. To date, the website has had 260 views by 130 visitors.

Unfinished Business
No unfinished business was discussed.

Motions
Joshua Jongema proposed a motion to “fund and attend 4 fairs this Summer, at Schoolcraft, Baraga, Gogebic and Dickinson Counties. The motion was seconded by Daniel Bowling. 3 voted yay. 0 voted nay. The cost was estimated between $800-$1000.
Joshua Jongema proposed a motion to table discussion of holding events on July 4th until the next General Meeting. The motion was seconded by Kristen W. 3 voted yay. 0 voted nay.

New Business
No new business was discussed.

Announcements
No announcements were given.

Adjournment
The UPLP General Meeting adjourned at 9:35PM EST.

*These minutes are approved by the UPLP Secretary, Joshua Jongema

Published by Joshua Ray Jongema

Born and raised in Langley BC Canada; Naturalized Citizen of USA; US Army Veteran of OEF/OIF in Mechanics@Kuwait&Iraq; Studied Nanotechnology for 3 Years@North Seattle College; Class 5 Cleanroom Internship@WNF@UW Seattle, WA; Associate of Science Degree@Westshore Community College in Ludington, MI; BS-Scientific and Technical Communication-2022@MTU in Houghton, MI

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