NYCGA 12/17/2011 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.


*Occupiers went to DC for Bradly Mannings BIrthday, some occupied the court.

*Open source taking over of the 2012 New Years Eve Ball Drop. It will be legal and transparent.

*If you want to get involved in Stop ‘stop and frisk’ :

*Movement groups are creating a clearing house to share movement ideas. Goal is to complement GA and Spokes and provide a place for conversation and movement building.  5pm 12/18/2011 Full Shilling

*EMT proposal to end GA early in support of our comrades who have been running all around the city and were not able to be present.  In addition, to go and support our comrades at 60 Wall Street. RESULT: Did Not Pass

*EMT Proposal to issues a statement regarding a potential incident on D17. RESULT:  Passed with friendly amendments.

*Constitution Working Group: Asking for consensus on part one of the petition for redress of grievances. RESULT: Tabled

*D6 Action Team: Proposal for money for the house we occupied on D6. RESULT: Passed for a total of $9,576.30

*Housing working group: propsal to pay the churches $5,200. RESULT: Passed for a total $5200.00

*Visions and Goals Breakout session. RESULT: Tabled by Visions and Goals

*Occupy Farms: Proposal for funding to aid in outreach. RESULT: Passed with Friendly Amendments.  3,000 Plus 3 FAs: 1. $300.00 to be reimbursed for travel expenses with receipts 2. The outreach be done with the idea of concrete written contracts with the farmers 3. Four of the army tents being released by the NYPD will be allocated to Occupy Farms.  Total Budget Passed: $3,3000.00

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