Commissioners' Meeting Agenda - August 20, 2021

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Iowa Civil Rights Commission Agenda

Friday, August 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.



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                                I.            Roll Call

                             II.            Recognition of Staff, Public, Press, and Commissioners

                          III.            Approval of Minutes from May 14, 2021, Meeting

                          IV.            Approval of Minutes from July 9, 2021, Meeting

                             V.            Director’s Report

a.       COVID-19 / Office Updates / Work from Home

b.      Status of Permanent Executive Director Search

c.       Status of Federal Contracts

                                                               i.      See Meeting Materials: EEOC Numbers and HUD Numbers

1.       EEOC 707 Year to Date (10 Months)

2.       HUD 11 Year to Date (1 Month)

d.      Employee Updates

                          VI.            Update on meeting regarding employee compensation with DAS

                       VII.            Budget Update from CFO Marie Agey

                     VIII.            Litigation Update – Assistant Attorney General Katie Fiala

                          IX.            Outreach Update – Anne Johnson

a.       Specific Discussion on State Fair Outreach

b.      Upcoming Outreach

                                                               i.      Training to Department of Public Safety

1.       August 20, 2021: Microaggressions

                                                             ii.      World Food & Music Festival - September 18, 2021

                                                           iii.      Latino Heritage Festival - September 25, 2021

                                                           iv.      CelebrAsian - October 1-2, 2021

                             X.            Continued discussion on Overview on ICRC Employee Retention Past and Present – Kaitlin Smith

                          XI.            Discussion on forming Commission Work Group on Retention

a.       Review Sample Work Group Outline

b.      Voting on Creation of Retention Workgroup

                       XII.            Discussion on other possible Workgroups

                    XIII.            Discussion on Mandatory Vaccinations/Masking Requirements

                     XIV.            Commissioners’ Reports

a.          Commissioner Justin Johnston

b.         Commissioner Sam Kooiker

c.          Commissioner Patricia Lipski

d.         Commissioner Dennis Mandsager

e.          Commissioner Marcelena Ordaz

f.           Commissioner Holly White

                       XV.            Public Comment

                     XVI.            Next Meeting

                  XVII.            Adjournment


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