Commissioners' Meeting "Approved" Minutes October 6, 2017

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Minutes – October 6, 2017 Meeting of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission

I.Roll Call: Jackson (Chair), Kooiker, Oelschlaeger, Lipski, Ordaz

Staff: Director Johnson, ICRC Staff members

II.Minutes from 6-23-17 presented. Motion by Commissioner Kooiker, seconded by Commissioner Ordaz to approve minutes from 6-23-17; motion approved.

III.Commissioners’ Reports – Commissioner Chair Jackson shared she had been signing multiple complaints for the Commission and that she was proud of the work of the Commission staff. Commissioner Kooiker introduced himself to the Commission. No other new reports.

IV.Director’s Report – Director Johnson spoke of the decision to hold the Commission meeting at the Des Moines Art Center in light of their current exhibit, “I Too Am America.” Director Johnson presented the FY 2016 audit to the Commission, showing that there had been nothing marked on the audit. Director Johnson also provided on update on the FY 2017 budget, noting that there were only $27.00 left over in the general fund, and shared that next year there will be a reduction on the federal funds provided to the Commission. 

VI.Next meeting will be on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Grimes Building at 2:00 pm. 

Commissioner Kooiker moved that the Commission adjourn, seconded by Commissioner Ordaz, motion approved unanimously.

Meeting adjourned.

Submitted by Kristin H. Johnson, Executive Director