General Meetings

Join Us in Visalia!
March 20 – 22, 2020
300 S. Court Street
Visalia, CA 93291
CDP Rural Caucus Meeting & Agenda – TBA

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Join Us in Long Beach!

 
Friday, November 15, 2019 7:00 to 8:45 pm
 
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802

1. Call to Order (7pm)

2. Roll call/ Ratification of Quorum

3. Pledge

4. Opening Statement from the Chair

          • Wildfires
          • Update on Broadband Initiatives
          • Delegation to Mexico led by Lt. Gov. Kounalakis
            • Note: The Lt. Gov. is speaking at 7:45pm
          • Nancy Pelosi Issues Conference and Luncheon in San Francisco
          • Announce Rural Caucus Newsletter to be edited by Juan Vazquez
          • Rural Plank Revisions for CDP Platform 2020 (2020 Platform Updated Rural Plank)
          • New issues
            1. Census 2020
              • Lise Talbott to provide county contact information
            1. Impact on farming communities from SGMA

5. Consent Agenda

6. Officer Reports (1 minute each)

7. Presentation on PG&E Power Shutoffs (7:30pm)

8. Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis (7:45pm) (Media Wildfires)

9. Presidential and state level candidates to address the caucus (7:50pm)

10. Update from Water Policy Discussion Group (8pm)

            • Mike Smith (3 minutes)

11. Update from Cannabis Committee

            • Helen Rouvier (3 minutes)

12. Update on Wildfire Insurance

13. CDP Chair Rusty Hicks (8:15pm)

14. Good of the Order (8:20pm)

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

15. Meeting adjourns (8:45pm)

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Join Us in San Jose

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.”