AGENDA—Coastside Progressive Democrats Board Meeting

  • Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 7:00pm 

  • 504 Ave Alhambra, Third Floor, El Granada, CA 94018

  • CPD meetings are open to everyone, please bring your family and friends.

Item 1—Latino Advisory Committee (LAC)

  • Discussion with Joaquin Jimenez on investing in our young farmers and conserving our local farmlands. 

  • Joaquin and the LAC are developing educational programs that focus on investing in our local youth by providing agricultural and environmental science education, encouraging youth and community members to start their own farming business.

  • The Coastside has been an agricultural community for generations but we are facing immense pressure from developers, and our farmlands are at risk.

Item 2—Nov 6, 2018 Election Update

Congratulations to our WINNING Candidates!

  • San Mateo County Harbor District: Edmundo Larenas, Nancy Reyering

  • Half Moon Bay City Council: Deborah Penrose, Deborah Ruddock, Robert Brownstone

  • Pacifica City Council: Mary Bier

  • Granada Community Services District: Barbara Dye, Eric Suchomel, Nancy Marsh

  • Montara Water and Sanitary District: Jim Harvey, Ric Lohman

  • Redwood City City Council: Rick Hunter

Thank You to our Endorsed Candidates for RUnning!

  • Pacifica City Council: John Keener, Adonica Shaw Porter

  • Montara Water and Sanitary District: Erin Deinzer

  • Redwood City City Council: Diana Reddy, Christina Umhofer

  • Millbrae City Council: You You Xue


  • Measure AA - Cannabis Business Tax Measure (Half Moon Bay) - PASSED

  • Measure GG - Commercial Cannabis Activities Measure (Half Moon Bay) - PASSED

Item 3—San Mateo County Election Irregularities 

Item 4—Form Peninsula Progressive Alliance

  • SMC Democratic Central Committee Broken Endorsement Process

    • Oct 18, 2018 SMC DCC Meeting

  • Cal Progressive Alliance (Dan Stegink)

    • Founding Convention Coming March 30-31

Item 5—Chinedu Okobi

Item 6—Meeting Minutes

  • T B D

Item 7—Lightning Round

  • 60 seconds per person - HARD STOP!

Item 8—Adjourn

  • Next Board Meeting, Thursday, Jan 31, 2018 at 7:00pm