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MINUTES <br /> <br />City of Charlottesville Electoral Board <br />Meeting of May 15, 2017 <br /> <br /> <br />The meeting was called to order by the chair at 8:30 a.m. in the office of the <br />Charlottesville General Registrar. Those present were Electoral Board members Anne <br />Hemenway (Chair) Jon Bright (Vice Chair) and Jim Nix (Secretary), General Registrar <br />Rosanna Bencoach, Deputy Registrar Katie Mauller, Assistant Registrar Melissa Morton <br />and Assistant Registrar Patrick Cory. <br /> <br />On a motion by the chair, seconded by the vice chair, the agenda was approved <br />unanimously without change. <br /> <br />On a motion by the chair, seconded by the secretary, the minutes of the April 24, 2017 <br />meeting were approved unanimously. <br /> <br />Public Comment <br /> <br />The chair introduced Mr. Erich Reimer, new chairman of the Charlottesville Republican <br />Party. Mr. Reimer provided some background on himself to include the fact that he has <br />twice served as a Charlottesville election official. <br /> <br />Report by the General Registrar <br /> <br />The registrar presented a brief report focused on progress in the preparation for the <br />June 13 primary which she described as on schedule. <br /> <br />Appointment of Officers of Election <br /> <br />Active recruitment of election officials remains suspended because we already have a <br />sufficient number on the roster for this year’s elections, however two applications have <br />recently been received. Assistant Registrar Melissa Morton presented these to the <br />Board with a recommendation that they be favorably considered. An application by <br />Shirley Early, considered at the previous meeting but put on hold pending receipt of <br />additional information, has been withdrawn by the applicant. The chair moved to <br />appoint the two individuals. The motion was seconded by the vice chair and approved <br />unanimously. The following were appointed as Charlottesville election officials: <br /> <br />Alice Gore <br />Kelsey Lofton <br />