Commissioners' Meeting Agenda - May 14, 2021

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Iowa Civil Rights Commission Agenda

Friday, May 14, 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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1.                   Roll Call

2.                   Recognition of Public, Press and Commissioners

3.                   Approval of Minutes from March 12, 2021 Meeting

4.                   Introduction of New Commissioners

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

6.                   Director’s Report

a.       COVID-19 / Office Updates

b.      Status of Permanent Executive Director Search

c.       Status of Federal Contracts

d.      Hiring Process

e.       Summer Interns

7.                   Litigation Update – Assistant Attorney General Katie Fiala

8.                   Legislative Update –Sierra Walker

9.                   Election to fill Vacant Leadership Positions on Commission

10.               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

11.               Public Comment

12.               Next Meeting

13.               Adjournment


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