Wednesday, February 2, 2011

RUNNING FOR METRO COUNCIL WORKSHOP

RUNNING FOR METRO COUNCIL WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH, 2011
HAMPTON INN - GREEN HILLS
Free Admission, $15 Box Lunch optional
Moderator: Timothy B. Lee
This is the year to elect Metro Councilmembers. If YOU, or someone you know, is interested in running for Metro Council please join us for some inside information from experienced candidates, office holders and community activists that will provide you with the essentials of how the process works and what you need to know to be a successful candidate. The election is August 5 and the qualifying deadline of May 19 will be here all too soon.

This is a great opportunity to network with folks who can help you win!

8:30-9:00 am: Registration and coffee.

9:00-9:45 am: Panel 1: Doing the job of Council member - a view from the Chamber
Council members: Lonnell Mathews (1), Michael Jameson (6), Eric Crafton (22), Emily Evans (23) &Carter Todd (34)

10:00-10:45 am: Panel 2: Working with Council - from the outside perspective
Joe Hall of Hall Strategies, Doug Collier, President SEIU Local 205,
Catherine McTamaney, East Nashville Resident & activist , Joey
Garrison, reporter of Nashville City Paper

11:00-11:45 am: Panel 3: Major issues for 2011-15 term: What they are and how will we deal with them:
Budget,Councilman at -large Charlie Tygard;
Education, School Board Member Michael Hayes;
Zoning, Councilman at-large Tim Garrett;
Transportation, Chairman of Board of MTA, Thomas J. O'Connell

11:45 Box Lunch from Swetts

12:00-12:30 pm What the Metro Council is NOT!!
Councilman Randy Foster (27)

12:30-1:00pm Wrap up, final questions and where do you go from here.

Please RSVP by Thursday, February 3, to ensure sufficient meals and materials. RSVP by emailing info@DavidsonCountyGOP.org. Payments can be made with check or cash the morning of the event.

We hope to see many of our conservative friends this Saturday at our "Running for Metro Council Workshop".

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