|The Humboldt Taxpayer's League was established in 1964 with the primary purpose of monitoring local governments in the interest of all taxpayers. Our sole concern is the most effective use of your tax dollars. We are strictly opposed to any taxation, by whatever name, without the consent of the electorate.We are: Non- partisan, non- profit and registered as a 501 (c) (4) corporation.We are a totally member supported organization and do not seek or receive any government funding.|
Monitor local governments and their use of public funds and resources Educate taxpayers on matters of taxation and the operation of government Provide a liason between the taxpayers and government entities
League normally meets for lunch quarterly at 11:45am, with the business
meeting starting at noon.
next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 12:45pm at the
Marina Cafe Conference Room, Woodley Island Marina. Our special guest will
be John Ford, of the Humboldt County Planning Commission. The meeting agenda
is posted below.
Clifford B. Chapman, Executive Director
|The public is invited to attend and participate. Reservations may be made by calling 707-599-2561. Send your email address to Cliff Chapman and you will be added to our list to receive the agenda and other League materials by email.|
Call to Order by President Phil Nyberg (determine if quorum is present)
2.1 Minutes of the July 13, and September 21, 2016 Meetings
2.2 President’s Report
2.3 Vice President’s Report
2.4 Executive Director’s Report
3.1 Consider appointments to vacant Committee Chair seats – Phil Nyberg
3.2 Appointment of Nominating Committee – Phil Nyberg
4.1 Bond Oversight Committee Reports – John Prevost, Art Chase and Jim Pell
4.2 Results of November, 2016 Election – Cliff Chapman
4.3 Update on CalFire Tax Lawsuit – Cliff Chapman
5.1 Discussion on Potential Future Tax Initiatives – Kent Sawatzky
6. Standing Committee Reports
6.1 Executive Committee (Jim Pell, Chair)
6.2 Arcata Monitoring Committee (Vacant)
6.3 Eureka Monitoring Committee (Vacant)
6.4 Fortuna Monitoring Committee (Cliff Chapman, Chair)
6.5 County Monitoring Committee (Charles Ciancio, Chair)
6.6 State Monitoring Committee (Jim Pell, Chair)
6.7 Public Pensions Committee (Cliff Chapman, Chair)
6.8 Special Districts Committee (Nancy Pritchard, Chair)
7, Adjourn Open Meeting
The next regular meeting Wednesday, April 12, 2017, location to be announced
For Becoming The Most Influential Civic Organization In Humboldt County:
1. Increase membership numbers and involvement to include an effective influential sector of our County's population:
a. Increase general membership
and voting influence.
b. Develop and implement a Membership Drive strategy.
2. Develop the League's committee structure to increase general membership participation and the effectiveness of our time and efforts.
3. Increase visibility and communication with the public and general membership, including:
a. Newsletters and Newspaper articles4. Establish Rules of Conduct for how we conduct ourselves both within the League and with the officials, agencies and other organizations we work with.
b. Position/Issue papers
c. Public speaker forums
5. Define the principles that disclose the League's collective opinions and adopted policies toward the use of public resources, and upon which the League's positions and recommendations will be based.
6. Stay passionate recommit ourselves to advancing the League's Mission and supporting each other in our efforts and projects.