Minutes for the February 2 Membership Meeting
Doulas Griffith called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Meeting dedication for Deputy City Marshal Charles H. Baker, end of watch August 16, 1979.
Nick Hellyar – running for City Council at large #2
Melanie Miles – running for City Council
City Councilmember Sallie Alcorn
Former City Councilmember Greg Travis
Former City Councilmember Mike Sullivan
National University representatives
CHECK PRESENTATION FROM 9/11 HEROES RUN
Presented by former HPD Captain Greg Freeman. Over 12 years, close to 900k has been raised. Proceeds go directly to ATO, HFD local 341, and Operation Lonestar.
PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Officers Jacob Ready and Christopher Wade with North Division.
Officer Omar Tapia and Detective Lena Hicks with Major Assaults and Family Violence Division.
The motion to accept the treasury report was made by Ken Nealy, second by Art Mejia, motion carried. Report is on the table and available upon request.
Please give to PAC if you are not doing so.
Scholarship season is here, deadline is February 24th, scholarship breakfast is April 15th.
Prop B is at the Texas Supreme Court, unknown how outcome will go and what will happen after. Combined arguments from city and union running into issues.
Open enrollment is coming soon, we offer vision and dental if needed.
FOP Western States conference coming up here in April.
ATO has on going fundraiser by using Amazon Smile for ATO. ATO Gala coming up March 25th.
Family leave is now active but there are still a lot of questions and HPOU is trying to get answers from the city. Many people off currently, 300+. City will be updating policy shortly.
Remember to sign up for Online ID protection at the 3rd floor.
If you want to submit an article to the Badge & Gun please email it to Info@HPOU.org and if it chosen you will receive a gift card.
If you want to take pictures with BARC for the PR campaign, then contact Dan Levine.
HPOU app for your phone will be updated shortly in the google play and the app store, website has been updated.
Minutes are at HPOU.ORG
HPOU provides free online ID protection, please sign up.
All active members with HPOU are members of the FOP Lodge 110. Medical benefits available.
Reminder city email and city phones are open records request eligible.
Personal injury attorney for family and friends if they need to sure contact Kherkher Garcia.
If you need a will, contact Fulton Broemer, they will do it for free.
Combined insurance provided by HPOU, check plans and rates if interested.
Peer Support is live, contact HOPA, 832-200-3499.
See Public Safety Financial Group (PSFG) if you are thinking about retiring.
Next meeting is Thursday, March 2nd.
Ludym Lopez – motion by Ken Nealy, second by Tim Whitaker, motion carried.
Doug announced the door prizes.
Terry Seagler made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by Bobby Kessler, motion passed.
Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn