July 12th, 2022 IRC Meeting
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Are we done for now?
Planning for 2023 Local Elections
Party Conference & Elections
September or October?
- Pirate news recording scheduled for Sundays, 7pm with go-live at 7:30pm. Unless changed
Other To Do
- Application to PPI
- Pirate Moot, Sat., July 23rd, noon-2pm, James's place
- Pirate Moot, Sat., August 27th, 11am-2pm, Joe's place
- jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington)
- Can't think of anything else to add right now
- On hold for now
- Generating some support for running in Muni elections
- Conference tentatively for October 8th. Elections in Nov.
21:04 <~jokeefe> Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/July_12th,_2022_IRC_Meeting 21:05 <~jokeefe> ids 21:05 <~jokeefe> Anything to add? 21:05 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington 21:05 < srevilak> Nothing to add to the agenda 21:06 <~jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:06 <~jokeefe> Decisions/Endorsements 21:07 <~jokeefe> Do we have any more we need to add to the platform or should we put it aside for now? 21:08 < srevilak> I can't think of anything else to add 21:08 <~jokeefe> nor I 21:08 <~jokeefe> on hold then 21:09 <~jokeefe> I will post the last plank tomorrow 21:10 < srevilak> sounds good 21:11 <~jokeefe> Projects 21:12 <~jokeefe> will remind people of the meeting poll 21:12 < srevilak> ok 21:13 <~jokeefe> Municipal elections start next year. We should prepare for them. 21:14 < srevilak> agreed 21:15 <~jokeefe> first we need to foster locals 21:18 <~jokeefe> thoughts on first steps and goals? 21:18 < srevilak> I suppose finding candidates. Would it be worth doing a run local workshop or two? 21:19 <~jokeefe> I think so 21:20 <~jokeefe> what over trainings? 21:20 < srevilak> Over trainings? 21:21 <~jokeefe> other trainings 21:21 < srevilak> Ah :) 21:21 < srevilak> Could try for one in the Cambridge/Somerville area, and maybe one in Worcester 21:22 < srevilak> We have to get Malt to run :) 21:23 <~jokeefe> ahoy Joe 21:23 < Joe> Sorry for the late 21:23 < Joe> Ahoy 21:23 < srevilak> Hi joe 21:23 <~jokeefe> no worries 21:23 < Joe> Hi Steve 21:23 <~jokeefe> thought you might be busy 21:24 < Joe> Joseph Onoroski, Lowell 21:24 < srevilak> we're talking about drumming up interest in the next round of muni elections 21:24 <~jokeefe> we can always to on-line trainings 21:24 <~jokeefe> starting locals as a first step 21:25 < Joe> This time has become more difficult for me due to a family situation but not impossible 21:25 < Joe> Also, attended ppi today 21:25 <~jokeefe> how was that? 21:26 < Joe> It was good but I am still only observing for the time being. 21:27 < Joe> They were looking for a Treasurer volunteer and to my fortune one stepped up. 21:28 <~jokeefe> yes, you have a lot of your plate 21:28 < Joe> Especially since I currently broken 21:28 < Joe> I broke my arm a little over a week ago. 21:28 <~jokeefe> ? 21:28 <~jokeefe> ah 21:28 <~jokeefe> sorry 21:29 < Joe> It was just from me being dumb. I appreciate it though. 21:29 < srevilak> Sorry to hear that 21:30 < Joe> It makes my life more difficult but not impossible. 21:31 <~jokeefe> ahoy dmitri 21:32 < Joe> So what is the story about the muni elections? 21:33 < dmitri> jokeefe hi there! 21:33 <~jokeefe> town elections are the first half of 2023. city elections the second half 21:33 < Joe> And when should I expect to withdraw from Treasurer so I can got for state representative? 21:33 < Joe> 2024? 21:34 < Joe> Ahoy dmitri! 21:34 <~jokeefe> depends when you want to announce. could wait until Feb 2023 21:35 <~jokeefe> can start gather signatures mid Feb 2023 21:36 < Joe> Sounds good actually. 21:37 < Joe> I should be good company wise by then. 21:37 <~jokeefe> hopefully 21:37 <~jokeefe> first local, then state elections 21:38 < Joe> The silver lining in me breaking my arm is the reality that my men can hold it down and only need my people skills. It's about time to take the next step. 21:38 <~jokeefe> Also, we should have a party conference and elections before the end of the year 21:39 < Joe> Want to be the Treasurer? ^ 21:40 < Joe> ^.^ 21:40 < Joe> Also, did we lose Malt? 21:40 <~jokeefe> was thinking September or October 21:41 <~jokeefe> he is busy 21:41 <~jokeefe> It has been awhile since we had elections and we need to rectify that 21:42 < Joe> How about the end of August? 21:42 <~jokeefe> Could go conference September or October then elections November 21:42 < srevilak> That works 21:42 <~jokeefe> August seems too soon 21:45 < Joe> August is good for me for that moot. We are getting ready for it now. 21:45 <~jokeefe> good 21:46 <~jokeefe> I need to push the July moot back to the following weekend 21:47 <~jokeefe> also, I plan to have remote considering covid numbers 21:48 <~jokeefe> have it remove that is 21:49 < Joe> We can do it remotely. Possibly doing it on bbb 21:49 <~jokeefe> yes 21:52 < Joe> Sorry if I sidetracked the meeting. 21:53 < srevilak> Usual time Sunday night? 21:53 <~jokeefe> What about early October for the conference and election 6 weeks later? 21:53 <~jokeefe> for recording, pirate news? sounds good 21:54 < Joe> I will have a difficult time with this one, I have my eldest this week 21:54 < Joe> Also, conference sounds good. 21:56 < srevilak> anything else for tonight? 21:56 <~jokeefe> October 8th is our regularly scheduled pirate moot so that would be a good time to have the conference 21:56 <~jokeefe> sound good? 21:57 < srevilak> yep 21:57 < Joe> Would you both be able to do pirate news without me? 21:57 < Joe> Yes 21:57 < srevilak> We got your back 21:57 < Joe> Ty 21:57 <~jokeefe> we will be good. will miss you though 21:58 <~jokeefe> October 8th then. we can discuss time next meeting 21:58 < Joe> Ty 21:58 < Joe> Motion to adjourn? 21:58 <~jokeefe> as srevilak noted: anything else to discuss? 21:58 < srevilak> nothing here 21:59 <~jokeefe> 2nx 21:59 <~jokeefe> 2nd 21:59 <~jokeefe> all in favor? 21:59 < Joe> Aye 21:59 < srevilak> aye 21:59 < srevilak> will post transcript 22:00 < Joe> Gnight!