February 28th SOECA meeting rules and agenda:
Neighborhood watch update
Dale Drive intersection update
Appointment of nominating committee
Call for ballot count volunteers
Introduction of Purple Line debate
Procedures and Ground Rules:
2 votes maximum
per household; must be 18
years of age or older, must be present at the meeting to
vote. Must live within the SOECA boundaries to vote. Annual
membership dues must be paid in full by check, and must be
sent with registration form by February 21, 2008.
Registration forms found on the back page of the
newsletter, which can be downloaded from
Membership Registration: New members are
urged to mail registration before Feb. 21 to: Treasurer,
Bill Kaupert 9222 Manchester Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901
or call 301-585-3385 to insure membership is paid in full.
After Feb. 21 new members must pay at the door ($10 per
household / $5 for singles or senior citzens). New member
registration will be taken at the door—from 7:10-7:30 pm.
New membership closes when the official meeting begins at
Sign-In at the Meeting, 7:10—7:30 pm:
members must register at the door, and sign in to get
Come early, NO ballots will be given out after the
official meeting begins at 7:40 pm.
Sign-In Sheet. There will be 3
sign-up sheets, one for each motion, at the registration
If you wish to speak on a Motion, you must sign up for each
motion. Speakers will be called in order as listed on
sign-in sheet. Speakers will have 1 minute each, and must
give full name and street where they reside.
Meeting Called to Order: At 7:40 pm
SOECA’s president will call the meeting to order. Come
early to register and get your ballots.
Meeting Agenda and Process:
7:40 – 7:50 pm
SOECA regular business meeting / Introductory Comments by
SOECA President –
7:50 – 8:50 pm
Each Motion, one at a time, will be called to the floor and
each Motion will make an introductory 2 minute statement
order of sign-up sheet, will be given 1 minute to
sign-in list of speakers is completed, the next motion will
Then the next
Motion will be open to comment / debate, in similar order.
comments may be taken from the floor, at SOECA president’s
8:50 pm Purple
Line vote will be taken, then ballots will be
The text of the three
proposed resolutions can be found by clicking this