Minutes for the March 22 Membership Meeting
Doulas Griffith called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Meeting dedication for Sergeant Clinton Edwards, moment of silence.
Nick Hellyar – running for City Council at large #2, endorsed by HPOU PAC
Conchita Reyes – running for City Council at large #1
Melanie Miles – running for City Council at large #1
Cynthia Reyes – running for City Council at large #1
Gary Hicks – running for Precint #7 Constable
Former City Councilmember Mike Sullivan
Kherkher Garcia representatives
PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Officers Isabel Barajas and Taqi Syed with Southwest Division.
Officer Amelinda Rodriguez with CAC Unit, Special Victims 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 breakfast is April 15th. 65 applicants submitted.
New updated to the PAT, row machine available.
Open enrollment is upon us, we offer vision and dental if needed.
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.
New policy by DA office for drug charges.
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. Questions with cards see Kawanski Nichols.
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.
Gunshot Rider policy has now been updated to include stabbings as well.
Next meeting is Thursday, April 6th.
Stephen Nguyen, motion by Ken Nealy, seconded by Joey Dunn, motion carried.
Doug announced the door prizes.
Joey Dunn made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by Ken Nealy, motion passed.
Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn