************* CALLED MEETING NOTICE ***************

There will be a Special Called Meeting on February 8, 2023 for a proposed change to Local 129 Bylaws Section 11(a) increasing Local Union membership dues to $35 per month. This recommendation for a special called meeting by the Executive Board and Bylaws committee was approved by the membership on December 14, 2022. Both the monthly meeting in Lacey and the satellite meeting in Bremerton on that date at the same time will be acceptable as meeting places to discuss the recommended changes.

There will subsequently be a Special Order of Business called to vote on the recommended increase in dues at the following month’s local meeting on March 8, 2023. Both the monthly meeting in Lacey and the satellite meeting in Bremerton on that date at the same time will have the ability to vote on the recommended changes.

Special Called Meeting – February 8, 2023 @ 7pm

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Special Order of Business – March 8, 2023 @ 7pm

Local 129 Union Hall                                                                      American Legion Post #149

1222 Carpenter Rd. SE, A-1                                                          4922 Kitsap Way

Lacey, WA 98503                                                                              Bremerton, WA

Basis for proposed increase recommended by the Bylaws Committee:

  • Cover operation expenses of the Local
  • Help build healthy reserves
  • Continue the increased growth of Membership activities and gatherings
  • Continue donations to worthy causes in our communities
  • Increase applies only to Active Members
  • Retiree dues not affected
  • Increase to take effect at the beginning of the month following membership vote

In Solidarity,

Ryan Wyatt

SPS Local 129 Recording Secretary