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General Meeting

March 16, 2021 General Meeting

Mt. Vernon Dems Monthly Meeting
Legislature Short Session – The Upper House

March 16, 2021 @ 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Happy Hour until 10:00 pm

  • The Short Session: the Upper House
    • It’s an odd year, so the legislature had a “short” session. Hear about it from our Mount Vernon District state senators.
  • Climate Update
    • Global Climate Change is the defining issue of our time. Hear an update and get involved now.
  • Fiscal Year Budget
    • Discussion & Vote led by Maritza Zermeño (Chair) & Sarah Jernigan (Treasurer)

Join us for our monthly general meeting.

Click HERE to register for the Zoom meeting.
Click HERE for the Meeting Agenda Rev 2.1 (Check back for updates).
Click HERE here for the Meeting Minutes from February 16, 2021.

6:30 pm – Join the meeting and test your connection
7:00 pm – Call to Order

  • Welcome
  • Celebrating Black History and Women’s History
  • New Members

7:15 pm – Legislature Short Session – The Upper House

  • Senator Adam Ebbin (30th District)
  • Senator Scott Surovell (36th District)
  • Senator George Barker (39th District)

8:00 pm – Climate Update

  • Dr. Ana Prados (623 – Alban) & John Wickham (604 – Bucknell)

8:20 pm – Fiscal Year Budget Review and Vote

  • Maritza Zermeño (Chair) & Sarah Jernigan (Treasurer)

8:45 pm – New Business & Announcements
9:00 pm – Adjournment & Happy Hour Discussion
10:00 pm – Happy Hour Ends

You can join the meeting and test your connection at anytime from 6:30 to 7:00 pm when we will be providing extra time for participants to download the Zoom software, establish and test their connections.

A few tips for video calls:

  • Download the Zoom app on your device in advance.
  • Mute yourself when not speaking to help reduce feedback and noise.
  • Use a headset for clearer sound and microphone quality.
  • Sit in a quiet, well-lit space (with lighting coming from in front of you).
  • Wear a solid color top.
  • Put your camera at eye level (perhaps put your laptop on top of books).
  • Log in early to make sure your tech is ready.

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