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February 18, 2014 Minutes for Idaho County Republican Central Committee (ICRCC) Meeting

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Idaho County Republican Central Committee
Feb. 18, 2014

The Feb. 18 Meeting of the Idaho County Republican Party was called to order by Chairman Marge Arnzen at 6:05 with 14 committee members present and 7 guests. The opening prayer was led by Jon Menough and Marge led the Pledge to the Flag.

Minutes of the Jan. 21, 2014 meeting were approved as received by e-mail.
Treasurer's report: $3,231.98 on hand.

Idaho County Auditor/Clerk Kathy Ackerman noted the March 3-14 are the candidate filing dates. She spoke briefly of the article in last week’s papers about party affiliation.

Lincoln Day March 8:

Set up at Greencreek Hall will begin at 1:00. It needs to be completed by 4:00p.m.

The catering permit is completed. White and Red wines will be served.

Becky Crea noted that we have approximately 14 items for the Auction.

Announced also that there have been no responses from elected officials invited to attend except for Senator Risch. He is unable to attend, but will send a representative.

Donna Wassmuth has been sending articles to the local papers. One week before the Lincoln Day Dinner Marge will purchase ads in local papers for ICRCC.

Candidate Forums:
On May 2 we will host a Meet and Greet for State officers at Grangeville Senior Center. Becky Crea will make the reservation.

Local candidates will be in attendance at our April 15 ICRCC Meeting at Super 8.

Patriot Academy:
Judy Lacates is putting out letters promoting the Patriot Academy to local high schools. She will also contact 50 home school families by E-mail.

Two letters were read, one from Russ Fulcher, candidate for Governor, and a thank you from the Patriot Academy for our $575 contribution to the Patriot Academy.

Legislative Bills:
Mary Adler noted Russ Fulcher has two bills going to the Legislature one to bring Common Core under control, and Bill 1343 Requiring Legislative approval for Multi-State Consortium in Federal Government Contracts.

Representative Paul Shepherd is asking for support for House Concurrent Resolution 41.

Sheriff Doug Giddings was complimented on his presentation in Boise, he stated what all should pay attention to House Bill 426 & 427.

Idaho County Commissioner Skip Hall said the county is rather quite at this time.

We then met our Mystery guest: Russ Fulcher, as he made the response to Governor
Otter’s State of the State Address. The address was on a CD.

Toward the end of the meeting and some members had left, there was interesting
discussion with Rodney Krogh who was a guest to our meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 7:30.

The next meeting will be March 18, at Super 8, Grangeville, Id.

Betty Alm