Commissioners' Meeting Agenda - July 9, 2021

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Iowa Civil Rights Commission Agenda

Friday, July 9, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.


Electronic meeting pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.8 – In circumstances where an in-person meeting is impossible or impractical due to concerns about COVID-19 and social distancing for the safety of board members and the public.


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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.            Adoption of Proposed Rule (Iowa Administrative Code Rule 161-15.3)

                             V.            Director’s Report

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

b.      Status of Permanent Executive Director Search

c.       Status of Federal Contracts

d.      New Employees

e.       Reclassification of Pay Grade for Civil Rights Specialists

                                                               i.      Job Requirements.

                          VI.            Summer Interns Update – Sierra Walker

                       VII.            Litigation Update – Assistant Attorney General Katie Fiala

                     VIII.            Outreach Update – Anne Johnson

                          IX.            Overview on ICRC Employee Retention Past and Present – Kaitlin Smith

                             X.            Discussion on forming Commission Work Groups

                          XI.            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

                       XII.            Public Comment

                    XIII.            Next Meeting

                     XIV.            Adjournment


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