The VID March schedule has lots of notable events. See the new schedule in the right column VID General Membership Meeting: Thursday, March 13th, 6:30 PM St. John’s Lutheran Church-Meeting Room-83 Christopher St Agenda: 1- District Leader Report– Keen Berger 2- Committee Reports 3- Special Presentation– John Strausbaugh, author of The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues-A History of Greenwich Village will make a presentation on the history of Greenwich Village. A Q & A session will follow the presentation. See the NY Times review 4- Resolutions: Resolution requesting restoration of bus service on University Place- Tom Connor Resolution supporting GVSHP in their bid to have historic LGBT buildings landmarked – Jonathan Geballe 5-New Business
VID’s February 24 General and Endorsement Meeting held at 6:30 PM, at St. John’s Lutheran Church – Meeting Room-83 Christopher St. The originally scheduled forum entitled The Power to Change: Clean Energy and the Future of New York City has been postponed. Watch for announcement of new date and place. Agenda: (February 24 Membership Meeting Minutes) 1- District Leader Reports– Keen Berger, Arthur Schwartz 2- Committee Reports 3- Candidates Forum and Endorsements 10th Congressional District 12th Congressional District 4- Four resolutions will also be reviewed at this meeting: Resolution opposing bill in US Senate that would automatically place sanctions on Iran in six months if nuclear discussions fail- Ed Yutkowitz. Resolution Supporting Administrations Diplomatic Efforts with Iran Resolution in support of the Zebrowski bill (A.8187) which, along with Senate “same as” Griffo bill (S.5980), are bills to amend the election law to show identity of certain entities making expenditures for political communications; and providing penalties for failure to do so- Katharine Wolpe. Resolution in […]
CANCELLED Thursday, February 13th General Membership Meeting Due to the impending inclement weather the February 13th VID meeting has been cancelled. The meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, February 24th. Place to be determined. On the agenda will be endorsements for the 10th Congressional District (presently represented by Jerrold Nadler) and 12th Congressional District (presently represented by Carolyn Maloney). Another notice will go out as soon as a venue has been secured.
February Membership Meeting Thursday 2/13, at 6:30 PM VID will hold their February Membership Meeting at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street. The agenda will include a report from District Leader Keen Berger, Committee reports and a forum entitled The Power to Change: Clean Energy and the Future of New York City. Presenters for this forum include: Samara F. Swanston– Legislative counsel to the Environmental Protection Committee of the New York City Council, an Adjunct Professor at the Pratt Institute Graduate School for Urban Planning and the Environment, and an Adjunct Professor at the Hunter College Graduate School for Urban Affairs and Planning. Lisa DiCaprio– Associate Director of Curriculum, Clinical Associate Professor of Social Sciences-Paul McGhee Division New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies Nancy Anderson- Executive Director of the Sallan Foundation. The mission of the Sallan Foundation is advancing useful knowledge for greener cities. The presentation will be 30-minutes followed by a question an […]