Due to an unexpected absence, we need to have an additional Annual Convention to ratify the results of the elections in July and also to continue to offer the opportunity to run for open seats on the Board. This Convention will take place on Thursday September 7, 2023 in conjunction with our regular social meeting beginning at 6:30pm at Wild Blue Yonder at 519 Wilcox St, Castle Rock, CO 80104 in the back room. Please consider running for an open board position.
Castle Pines Candidate Recruitment
Also THIS SATURDAY, we are door-knocking Libertarians to find candidates to run for Castle Pines City Council. We are meeting in the Wendy’s parking lot at 11am at 566 Castle Pines Pkwy, Castle Rock, CO 80108. Come out and help us recruit candidates! Or if you live in Castle Pines and are interested in running let us know.
The Libertarian Party of Douglas County will be holding its annual convention on Saturday, July 15, 2023, at 4pm at The Office Co, Bar and Kitchen, 230 3rd Street, Suite 100, Castle Rock, CO. There is a side room reserved for the event. For more information please call the LPDC Secretary Caryn Ann Harlos at 561-523-2250.
The reaffirmation of officer elections will be held on September 7, 2023 at the Wild Blue Yonder 519 Wilcox St, Castle Rock, CO 80104
All Board positions are open for election: Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Communications Director, and Outreach Director.
We encourage all Douglas County Libertarians to come for fellowship with other Libertarians and to learn how you can make an impact in Douglas County. We are actively recruiting people to run for public offices and for appointments to public boards and committees.
Keep checking the website for any speakers which may be invited to this convention.
But who will clean (next to) the roads? We will. Please join us this Saturday at 9am-11am for our quarterly road clean-up where we give back to the community of Parker by volunteering to do this dirty but fun work.
Meet us in the Kneader’s parking lot in downtown Parker- 19190 E Main Street Parker, CO 80134. From there, we will walk along Parker Road and do our part for the environment. See? People can do good, selfless things for the community without the force of the state!
Trash bags, pokers, and safety vests will be provided. Be sure to bring water, snacks, and sunscreen. See you soon! (for more information contact Wayne Harlos at 303-229-3435).
The quarterly board meeting and social of the LPDC is scheduled for April 6, 2023 to begin at 6:30pm at the Wild Blue Yonder (back room – separate building in courtyard) at 519 Wilcox St, Castle Rock, CO 80104. Speaker TBA – and since the LPCO convention will have just taken place, updates from that convention will be discussed. Also approval of these will have its final vote.
There will be a LPDC social on March 2, 2023 beginning at 6:30pm at the Wild Blue Yonder (back separate room) at 519 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104 featuring guest speaker Lesley Hollywood who will fill us in on gun legislation that will affect our local communities and our rights. Gun laws? We’re against ’em! This social meeting will be followed by a Board meeting to present and answer questions about the below proposed changes to LPDC Bylaws. These proposed Bylaws changes will be voted on by qualified members under our current bylaws at the April Board meeting (first Thursday of the month, keep an eye here for the notice).
In accordance with the Bylaws of the Libertarian of Colorado, (https://lpedia.org/wiki/Document:Colorado_State_Party_Bylaws_2021) Article IX, Section 1, “Annual Conventions,” the LPCO hereby issues the Official Call to the Libertarian Party of Colorado 2023 Annual State Convention and requests that the members of the LPCO present themselves for the Convention.
TO BE HELD on April 1st and 2nd, 2023, from 8am to 5pm, at the American Mountaineering Center at 710 10th St. in Golden, CO. Agenda will include Colorado bylaws and platform discussion, State Board elections and any additional business appropriate for consideration. Party members eligible to vote in the business portion are defined by the Bylaws of the Libertarian of Colorado, (https://lpedia.org/wiki/Document:Colorado_State_Party_Bylaws_2021) Article IX, Section 1, “Annual Conventions.”
WITH a keynote speech by 2020 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential Candidate Spike Cohen! In addition, LPCO is hosting affiliate training with Angela McArdle, local candidate training with Kathleen Chandler, exciting speakers like Mike ter Maat (Libertarian Candidate for President), Clint Russell (of the Liberty Lockdown podcast) and Matt Hill (of Start9 Labs)! Business is free to attend, but a ticket will get you access to breakfast & lunch both days and our incredible gala on Saturday evening. We will also have delicious food, alcohol, music, VIP tables with Clint and our keynote gala speaker, and amazing auction items!
If you need overnight accommodations, LPCO has a room block for $129/night at the Hampton Inn Denver West Golden at 17150 W. Colfax Ave. Golden, CO 80401 with the group name Libertarian Party of Colorado State Convention.
Supplements to this call will be sent as the agenda and other convention events are finalized. If you are interested in being a 2023 non-partisan candidate please contact the LPCO Campaigns Director Jacob Luria at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us and help work toward a more free Colorado in 2023!
11757 W KEN CARYL AVE # F124 LITTLETON, CO 80127-3719 Jefferson
The LPDC has a social meeting on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30pm at the Wild Blue Yonder Brewing Company, 519 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104. All members of the public are welcome to attend. There is no speaker this month but just general discussion and fellowship. Bring whatever political topics are on your mind for discussion. There is free street parking. The next meeting is March 2, 2023 and will include a Board meeting after the social. Call Wayne Harlos at 303.229.3435 for more information.