NYCGA 11/26/2011 (Summary)

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NOTE: This is a brief summary that is posted prior to formal minutes. This summary is NOT all-inclusive. It includes only major highlights (discussion topics, proposals, and meeting dates/times/locations announced). This summary is compiled via Livetweets and Livestream viewing.


– Working Group Report Backs

*Formation of Occupier Working Group

*Legal: Still a chance to get stuff back from Dept of Sanitation, but not tents or tarps

*Tech Ops: Testing of technology ongoing, 5pm at 60 Wall St (day ?)

*Info: Sundays are now “Elder Days”; Info desk open 9am-7pm daily; Coordinator’s Meeting held daily at 9am at 60 Wall St.

*Occupiers WG: Meeting at 60 Wall St, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm.

– Proposals

*Informal Occupier’s Proposal: “New” occupier to volunteer to go guard bags not allowed in Zucotti Park so “Original” and/or homeless occupiers can be at GA. CONSENSUS.

*Comfort WG (Chris) Emergency Proposal: GA should approve anonymously donated funds ($62,000) to buy a distressed building for OWS occupiers to occupy. Result: TABLED.

*Workers Coop WG Proposal: Asked for $5,832.37 as seed money to begin first co-op: Printing Co-Op. Result: CONSENSUS

– Announcements

*Friday is global climate justice day. Having a rally at WashSqPk at 2pm, then march to Liberty Square

*Possibly two new working groups, Occupy Wall Street university (a new processing group) and Occupy Farms (to handle donated land)

*Movement Building meeting Sunday at 6pm at 60 Wall St

*Place to sleep tonight: Baxter’s at 160 Beach and 160 Street

*Upcoming proposal at Tuesday GA to dissolve Spokes Council

*Facilitation meeting Sunday at 4pm (Facilitation meeting) and 5:30pm (facilitation training)

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