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2019 California Democratic Party Summer Executive Board Meeting

CDP Rural Caucus Meeting

Friday, August 23, 2019 4:15 to 6 pm

DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose
2050 Gateway Place, Fir Room (Second Level), San Jose CA 95110

Our primary goals for this meeting include:

          • Discuss actions needed to address the fire insurance crisis with Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara.
          • Submit updates to the Rural Plank for the 2020 CDP Platform. Note: The Party Platform will be finalized at the Long Beach Convention in November 2019.
          • Secure the outcome of the Resolutions we passed at Convention.

CDP Rural Caucus Meeting (Tentative Agenda as of 8-13-19)

                  1. Call to Order – 4:15 pm (Doors open at 4 pm)
                  2. Roll call/ Ratification of Quorum
                  3. Pledge
                  4. Opening Statement from the Chair
                  5. Presentations to the Caucus – Fire Insurance 4:20 pm
                    • Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara Wildfire presentation
                    • Heidi Hall (Representing Nevada County)
                    • Jamie Beutler (Representing El Dorado County)
                    • State Senator Mike McGuire
                    • Discussion

Speakers will be limited to two minutes

                  1. Consent Agenda – 5:20 pm
                  2. Good of the Order – 5:30 pm

Speaking length will be allocated based on the number of speakers and the time available.

                  1. Meeting adjourns – 6 pm

Suggested reading July 31 article by Mark Arax in the California Sunday Magazine about Paradise. “Gone: Decades of greed, neglect, corruption, and bad politics led to last year’s Paradise fire, the worst in California history. It should never have happened. It will happen again.”