Meeting Notes--Government Affairs Directors Subcommittee Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Marquis Ballroom Northwest Marriott Hotel 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM/2:00 PM - 3:30 PMPresiding: Michon Coleman, Chair Kay Runnion, Vice ChairStaff Coordinators: Rick Laezman Dave Howard
Agenda Items All agenda items were discussed as listed.
Election of 2008 Subcommittee Leadership The Subcommittee chose Dave Stark, Bay East AOR, as Vice Chair for 2008.
Federal Issues Update John Ferruggiaro spoke on federal issues. Matt Roberts was not available.
2008 CA GAD Institute The Subcommittee voted to hold the 2008 California GAD Institute in Pasadena some time after Labor Day.
New Business Chip Ahlswede, GAD Region 31, introduced LoriFisher from Pismo Coast AOR to speak about her proposed ballot measure which would raise the homeowner's income tax exemption to 25% of a home's assessed value.
Information Sharing The following local issues were raised: no smokingin private apartment buildings; sign ordinances; point-of-sale sewer laterals; wood burning stoves; declining school enrollment, global warming; vacation rentals.