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Alliance for a Livable Newport 2015 Annual Meeting

The 2015 ALN Annual Membership meeting was held on May 12 at the Salvation Café. Ron Becker gave a brief overview of ALN forums held in 2014:   1) Kickoff for Newport’s 375th anniversary 2) Newport Commissions – Third in the series (other two were in 2013) 3) Charter Review Commission and Finance Review Committee   Elections: 4) Ballot Issues 5) School Committee candidates 6) Council At-Large candidates 7) Wards 2 & 3 candidates 8) Newport Casino issue   Ron asked attendees to submit their suggestions for 2015 forums to him, John Hirschboeck or Isabel Griffith directly or by email to He reminded them that not only are their ideas needed, but also volunteers are needed to plan and run the forums.   He also reminded attendees that membership dues for 2015 should be paid. Financial support is needed to maintain the organization’s work. Dues paying members in attendance were given ballots to vote for at large directors of ALN. The proposed slate of candidates was elected unanimously. The list of at large directors, neighborhood association representative directors and Advisory Board members can be view on ALN’s website,   Next, Isabel Griffith introduced guest speaker, Colin Kane:   Colin […]


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