Apr 202017
VID Moves Progressive Agendas

VID Moves Progressive Agendas with a host of initiatives At the April 13th meeting, President Erik Coler, Voter Outreach Chairs Tony Hoffmann and Laurie Hardjowirago and Environment Committee Chair confirmed that VID moves progressive agendas. Nat Johnson, of the Environmental Committee, reported on their three major projects: One is the VID Resolution passed by the Executive Committee promoting curbside compost pickup.  He read this to the membership and it was passed unanimously. Second is a thank-you letter to the Governor for forming the plastic bag recycle task force.  He said Cuomo had proposed an energy initiative to build renewable energy sources for New York State, and he wants to invite Richard Kaufman, NY’s “energy czar” to explain. Thirdly is preparation for the Earth Day celebration, April 22 at Foley Square [see calendar].  The next meeting of the Environmental Committee will be on the 19th.  Erik Bottcher mentioned that buses would […]

Feb 092017
February 9th Meeting Cancelled

Due to snow conditions, tonight’s, February 9th, Meeting cancelled. VID President, Erik Coler, announced the meeting cancelled and delivered the following message to our list of members and friends: Unfortunately, due to the storm today, the conditions, and overall ability to get to our meeting we will have to cancel tonight’s endorsement meeting.  We will try to reschedule the meeting. Thank you to all the candidates who were planning on participating and thank you to everyone who planned to join tonight.  Also, don’t forget if you haven’t signed up already to join us this Saturday for our Day of Action! Rain or Snow, we will be out there organizing people in the fight against TRUMP!  RSVP HERE

Feb 032017
February General Meeting

February General Meeting Thursday, February 9th, 2017  St. John’s Lutheran Church Annex 83 Christopher Street – 6:30 PM Agenda Make Sure to check out our facebook page and join our event Saturday Feb.11th as we organize the village against Donald Trump!  Click Here                                                               President’s Report  – Erik Coler       I. Woman’s March (Update) – see also Villager Coverage      II. Feb. 11th, Anti-Trump Day of Action   Committee Reports       –  Voting Reform (Chair: Laurie Hardjowirogo)            Next Meeting: To be Announced       –  Environmental Committee (Chair: Nat Johnson)            Next Meeting: Feb. 21st @ 6pm       –  Affordable Housing (Chair: Erik Coler)            Next Meeting: Feb. 18th @ 2pm  […]