Monday, August 4, 2014

Office of Dennis M. Walsh The Review Officer 90 Civil 5722 (SDNY) (RMB)


Supervision and Conduct of Elections 

Pursuant to Paragraph 5.k of the Stipulation and Order entered on June 3, 2010, in the matter of United States v. District Council, et al., 90 Civ. 5722 (SDNY) (RMB) and the Court’s Order of July 7, 2014, the elections referenced herein are being supervised by the Review Officer.

The nomination and election of officers of the District Council of New York City and Vicinity of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (the “District Council”), specifically, the Executive Secretary-Treasurer, President, Vice President, Warden, Conductor and three Trustees, will take place as follows:

The Nominating Process and Nominations

Pursuant to the Election Rules, on Monday, August 11, 2014, each prospective candidate or slate of candidates may begin to gather signatures of members in good standing on the nomination petition form available as an attachment to the Election Rules, on the District Council website and from the Review Officer at the District Council.

On Monday, September 15, 2014, (i) prospective individual candidates for officer positions and (ii) slates of candidates for officer positions can submit their nominating petitions to the Review Officer so that he can inspect the signatures and information therein and determine if they conform to the Election Rules and identify any deficiencies to the candidates by September 19, 2014. Candidates will be afforded an opportunity to cure any deficiencies before the September 26, 2014 deadline for submitting their nominating petitions to the Review Officer.

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 5:00 p.m., a nomination meeting will be held at the District Council, 395 Hudson Street, New York, New York 10014 (10th floor), at which candidates approved by the Review Officer may accept or decline nominations for positions as District Council officers.


On November 24, 2014, the American Arbitration Association (the “AAA”) will mail ballots to all eligible members of local unions affiliated with the District Council to vote for District Council (i) Executive Secretary-Treasurer, (ii) President and (iii) Vice President. All ballots must be returned by mail to the AAA by 5:00 p.m. on December 18, 2014.

District Council delegates will vote for District Council (i) Warden, (ii) Conductor and (iii) three Trustees by secret ballot at a meeting to be held at the District Council on December 18, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

The AAA will tabulate the votes on December 19, 2014 and provide the results to the Review Officer for announcement and certification.

Dated: New York, New York
August 4, 2014
Dennis M. Walsh The Review Officer
395 Hudson Street, 10th Floor New York, NY 10014


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