7:02 Meeting opens with pledge and Introduction


7:03 Special Guest Len Suzio

CCDL endorsed candidate for State Senate 13th District

District covers Cheshire, Meriden, Middlefield & Middletown


7:10 Executive Report – President

Attended & facilitated executive meeting

Held special election for Treasurer as our current Treasurer is being deployed

Worked with other exec members to publish list of endorsed candidates; E-mails have gone out and list is posted on our website

Invited Len Suzio and Janet Peckinpaugh to speak at our meeting this month


7:12 Executive Report – VP

Attended 2 Attorney General debates.

Working part time for Martha Dean

Attended Executive member meeting Oct. 4th

Took trip to DPS to straighten out their SNAFU over the DPS-3-C form for the Kimber we raffled off at the fundraiser

As acting LAC, I fished the compilation of our endorsement list with help from other Exec. Members


7:14 Executive Report – Secretary

Received nothing from DEP regarding State Park Carry. Will work to get answers to questions through legislators and OLR.

Attended executive meeting


7:14 Coordinator Report - Membership

34 new members since last meeting.

949 total members.

Signed up for Appleseed shoot.

Will be stepping down as coordinator, but will stay on uptil



7:15 Coordinator Report - Events

Attended executive meeting.


7:15 Coordinator Report - LAC

No report.

Scott’s comments:

Position is open.

The entire body of executive members is filling position until a candidate for this position is found.


Coordinator Report – Tech

Transferred money from Paypal to bank.
Updated website with meeting minutes, announcements, answered questions from


7:17 Coordinator Report - PR

Attended exec. meeting.

Drafted press release for remaining endorsements. And e-mailed it out.

Updated PR e-mail list.

Been in contact with Appleseed. 30th and 31st of October still have slots available at Blue Trail.

Potential to have a CCDL shoot at some point in the future.


7:18 Coordinator Report – Merch

Attended exec meeting.

At last meeting. Sold 1 hat, 2 shirts, 4 magnets.

2 internet sales

To be taking over as Treasurer.

Signed up for Appleseed event. Women and children are free to attend, please take advantage of that.


7:20 Special Guest: Andrew Lockwood

CCDL endorsed candidate for State Representative District 39

District covers New London


7:26 Open Forum

Man from Southington having trouble getting permit. Called Ed Peruta who had the problem solved by 4pm the next day. Joined as a member of CCDL and offered a donation.


7:28 Special Guest: James Keyser

CCDL endorsed candidate for State Representative 126th District

District covers Northern Bridgeport


7:32 Break


7:52 Return from break


7:53 Re-opening Open Forum

Member suggested putting a classified ad section on the website for members who may have something for trade/sale.

Hans Justice President of Wolcott Land Owners Protective Assoc. is in attendance. Small club of about 300 members. Located at 920 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, CT. Good supporters of CCDL.

Atty. Rachel Baird also in attendance


8:05 Old Business


8:06 2nd Anniversary Event

WLOPA is reserved Saturday, Feb. 19th 2011

Will need help organizing.

Inhouse raffle, 50/50, food committee, donated items for the raffle.


8:08 Appleseed event

http://Appleseedinfo.org for more information

October 30/31.

Will show you how to shoot long guns, use sites, etc.

Blue Trail event is 22lr only.

Looking to have 20 appleseed events next year.

Appleseed events are a good way to get new shooters involved

No skill or experience required.

Learn about history and marksmenship


8:13 Feedback on Legislative Agenda for 2011

What mandates are we going to want to focus on for next year?

2 week waiting period for dealer sales to those without permit or hunting license

“Have you ever been arrested?” question on permit application is prejudicial

Reciprocity with other states

Assault weapons ban done away with

Making CT a Shall Issue state.

Doing away with Local Issuing authority


8:25 Special Guest Janet Peckinpaugh

CCDL endorsed candidate for the 2nd US Congressional District

District covers most of eastern CT.


8:51 Close of meeting