This time line is intended to provide local Leagues information to help in
planning local meetings. It will be updated as the study progresses.
Summer of 1997
Organize Committee, meet monthly, plan Fall Focus
Fall Workshops: 9/30-10/16 in Duluth, Brainerd,
Roseville, Rochester, Edina
Meet every three weeks to plan and to hear invited
resource speakers Basic information resources available to local league
Meet every two weeks to hear resource speakers, define
the issues, and begin writing.
Resource packets for unit meetings available to local
leagues. This information will be similar to Fall Workshops. It will not
be the study.
Public forum, if possible (April?)
Completion of writing.
Publication ready for design, layout, and printing
July - Discussion Guide, consensus questions drafted
August 12 - Consensus questions approved by LWVMN Board
The week of August 17 - Discussion Guide, consensus questions,
publication, and other material mailed to local Leagues
Every member mailing of publication (if funding secured)
Local League meetings, public meetings in communities
around the state
December 15, 1998 or January 15, 1999
January - February, 1999
Committee review of consensus responses, preparation of
report, drafting of position
February or March, 1999
Action committee reviews draft position
LWVMN Board adopts position