Senate presided over by Regent Tybalt Galtier-Caproni
Opening of Senate Meeting:
Senate Lead Ras Galtier Parthicus called the meeting to order at 11:02 AM SLT and welcomed those present.
Senate Lead welcomed Dakota Numitoria, Palace Servus, who has volunteered to act as scribe during the absence of the incumbent scribe, Connor Galtier Parthicus. Thanks were expressed to Senator Jonny Galtier-Caproni for his efforts to produce the last three Senate minutes as well as others.
Roll call of Senators proceeded.
Ras Galtier Parthicus: Present
ƤЄƬƦƲƧ ƓƝƛЄƲƧ ƤƠMƤЄƖƲƧ: Present
ƛƲŔЄԼƖƲŞ ƤӇƠЄƝƖҲ: Present
Eryx Etchegaray-Drake: Absent
ѕץяus Etchegaray- Đяαkє: Absent
Nҽɾσ Aɳƚσɳιυʂ Oƈƚαʋιυʂ Dɾαƙσɳ: Absent
Zarek Antonius: Absent
Tiberivs Galtier Hadrianvs: Present
Jonny Galtier-Caproni: Present
Boby Galtier Leone Collinwood: Present
Other citizens in attendance: Proconsul Miles Maximus, Marcus Claudius, Popov Huldschinsky, GaryMike Maximus, and Stendhra Ptolemeus
Praetorian Guards: Brad Gunner-Tillman
Scribe: Dakota Numitoria
Opening Prayers by Pontifex Maximus
Pontifex Maximus ƤЄƬƦƲƧ ƓƝƛЄƲƧ ƤƠMƤЄƖƲƧ senatori, proconsuls , citizens and soldiers of Romanum, habitants and servi of Romanum and noble colleagues and distinguished guests!
Before I lead us in prayer, a quick note.
Let us remember those who have passed away from us and are now freed from the burden of earthly life to wander peacefully across the fields of Elysium.
Boby Galtier Leone Collinwood : Joseph
Let us also remember those who, with tears and sweat of blood, have to endure a terrible war that a ruler here in Europe has brought over a neighboring country.
This is the 2nd public session of the Senate, Anno 906 since-Founding-Rome, in the beginning.
The 14th year of the regency of our beloved Imperator Stephanus and now under the chairmanship of our Regent,we open this public Senate session, but before first
Let's pray to those who are sick - Regulus, Prince Jin for their health.
LET US PRAY !!!!
Illustrious son of Saturn and Ops, king of the gods, ruler over Olympus and the god of sky and thunder in myth. Great Protector of the Republic, I plead for Your blessings upon us and be with us.”
O Great Father, protector of Rome and her People,
Finally we ask your blessing for your twin cities of Pompeii and Romanum..
May they co-exist in continued love and friendship
[ I am embarking on the most difficult journey of my life, and beg you to protect and guide us .]
May my actions reflect well on the people I hold dear, and may I never bring disgrace or dishonor on my family, my friends and the Gods! Jupiter, father and guardian of mankind, descended from Saturnus, to You is given the care of our fate.
Whatever path You have chosen for us, I will follow. Whatever my destiny, we will accept. I fear not the winding road before me, for you have laid it down for me. I fear not the darkness of the unknown, for your hand will guide me. I fear not the silence, for your voice speaks inside us
I. INTERNAL SENATE MATTERS
a. Regent - Statements
The Regent mentioned that there had a snafu in the delivery of a the senate notices that morning. Apologies were offered to the Senate Lead as the notices had been sent.
The Regent welcomed two new Patricians and Citizens, Rodicus (ProWrslHardbody) & Brutus (mitch2011x). Also welcomed were citizens Cratos Marius (TorqueTTB), Ori Ravenheart-Herrdirektor (orionsix) and -alex- (alexandermariee), who rents one of the ships.
Additionally, it was mentioned that two townhouses and one apartment are available for rental. Anyone needed help to rent one of these should talk to the Regent or Senator Jonny Galtier-Caproni.
Furthermore, the Regent spoke of the need to recognize people already here and contributing. So they feel a part of things and their interests are recognized.
Finally, the Regent stated he will be taking a more hands-off approach. He will be seeking people to fill new and existing positions.
b. Matters arising for discussions as proposed on the floor by Senators.
Senator Boby Galtier Leone Collinwood spoke of the need to advertise our role play. Advertising boards were discussed and the Regent ask for a tour to see these advertising places.
Senator Ras Galtier Parthicus mentioned he is preparing a list of all the Civil, Religious, Martial and any other Festival/Celebrations held in Romanum throughout the year and will seek the assistance of the Regent, Pontifex Maximus and several citizens in compiling the list.
Senator Petrus was asked about the status of the Bacchus Temple. The assigned location of the temple was discussed , on the northwest part of the Romanum IV region. Additionally, the possibility of Senator Boby being an intern flamen for the temple was mentioned.
II. RELIGIOUS LIFE
The Pontifex Maximus stated that nothing had changed in the religious life of Romanum. He further stated that there are no more religious festivities this month. However, next month will be Minerva and Mars.
The Pontifex Maximus agreed with the Regent's suggestion that March 18th be the date for Minerva, but the date for Mars is not set.
III. TRIBUNATE REPORT
The Senate Lead advised that the Tribunate is currently adjourned until the election of new Tribunes. The Regent confirmed that the Tribunate is currently adjourned. A revision of tribunes or appointment/election of new Tribunes hasn't happened yet. A couple of volunteers have come forward and it may be reactivated in the second quarter of 2023.
A discussion followed about the number of people visiting Romanum as well as the chariot races and gladiator fights.
IV. UPCOMING EVENTS
The Regent stated that Ariel has been working in cooperation with Tony & Stendhra to build & restart the legion navy activities & created a new base & area for Legion sea Battles.
Additionally, Festival events & Anniversary XIII (13) Celebrations Coming Up
PRIOR to the anniversary Week, on 2 weekends During the First part of March are a MARS festival events, The Equirria (mars Chariots), Tubilustrium (Military-Legion blessing per Ariel & Minerva Festival. ( Quinquatria per Petrus). Early March, more will be determined about anniversary events and assignments made.
V. ANY OTHER BUSINESS FROM THE FLOOR
No other business was raised from the floor.
VI. CLOSURE OF SENATE MEETING
Next Senate meeting date and time: 12 March 2023 at 11:00 am SLT.
Senate declared adjourned at 12:28 pm SLT by the Senate Lead Ras Galtier Parthicus.