Training for Right To Work, and the possibility of a New York State Constitutional Convention was provided by Council 66 at the 25th Biennial Convention to our Union Officers and Board Members. President Slocum trained our Executive Board as a Train The Trainer exercise and then will be passed down to our active Stewards. Our Union officers, Stewards, and trained activists will be visiting, and interacting with all members to sign new membership cards. A Fall Membership Party will be held at the Plantation Party House on Friday, October 27, 2017. The party house is located at 1875 N. Union Street in Spencerport, NY. We hope to see a big turn out. Contract negotiations are in the 5th session and have moved from half-day to full-day sessions. There has been some resolution for the Garbage Trucks at the Solid Waste Division. A new seat design and pedal for the cab is in the works, and discussions for the chassis are ongoing. We would like to welcome aboard our new Area Representative Robert Leonard. To all of our members, please have a safe and enjoyable rest of the Summer.