Barry County Republican Committee
Minutes – Monday October 16
Called to Order at 7:00 pm
Pledge of Allegiance-given
Approval of September 18th meeting minutes Motion by Jake Jelsma, 2nd by Nick Turnes Motion Passed
A. Chairman (vacation)
B. Vice Chair-None
D. Treasurer-$6,637.22 on hand. Motion by Larry Bass, 2nd by Nick Turnes to approve. Motion Passed
Update from Elected Officials
Vivian Conner discussed fire barn, Board of Canvassers, 2018 Budget to be voted on10/24.
Dave Jackson- County has a proposed $16.2 Million Budget. $1.1 in additional funding requests was turned down. Buildable lots in Barry County may be limited. Employment in county is tight.
Julie Calley- Went over details of upcoming bill on auto insurance reform.
John Bizon- 25%-40% of children on Medicaid. There is a sunset clause if federal money is reduced below a certain point(95%).
State Committee Update (Jake Jelsema)-Gave update on those running for office in 2018.
A. Financial Committee-No update
B. Grass Roots Committee-No update
C. Issues Committee-Update on TOST regulation reform or appeal
Comments from the public (3 minute limit)
Poll of Members
Mike Cunningham- Need to inventory and find a place for storage of our material.
Cliff Ward- Not giving up on TOST reform or repeal. Do we need to engage legal means.
Kathy Ward- Mention Constitutional Conservatives.
Jim Enrietti- Gave new time and site for Tea Party meetings Also, upcoming speakers.
Nick Turnes- Concealed carry permits, proud to live in Barry County.
Adjournment-Motion by Larry Bass, 2nd by Nick Turnes to adjourn. Motion Carried. Adjourned at 7:49 pm.