Commissioners' Meeting Agenda - December 17, 2021

Date: 
Friday, December 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

Iowa Civil Rights Commission Agenda

Friday, December 17, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.

Grove Conference Room, ICRC Office, Grimes State Office Building

400 E 14th St.

Des Moines, IA 50319

 

                                I.            Roll Call

                             II.            Recognition of Staff, Public, and Press

                          III.            Approval of Minutes from November 19, 2021, Meeting

 

Current/Ongoing Business

                          IV.            Status Report on Workgroups

a.       Discussion on Open Meetings

                             V.            Outreach Update

a.       Iowa Summit on Justice and Disparities

b.      State Fair Conversation with Human Rights

 

          New Business

                          VI.            Discussion on Powers and Duties of Chair and Vice-Chair

                       VII.            Public Comment

 

Standing Business

                     VIII.            Director’s report

a.       Office Updates

b.      Status of Permanent Executive Director Search

c.       Status of Federal Contracts

                                                                           i.      See Meeting Materials: EEOC Numbers and HUD Numbers

1.       EEOC Numbers: YTD 131. November: 70

2.       HUD Numbers: YTD 61. November: TBA

d.      Employee Updates

                          IX.            Litigation Update – Assistant Attorney General Katie Fiala

                             X.            Commissioners’ Reports

a.       Commissioner Gina Battani

b.      Commissioner Justin Johnston

c.       Commissioner Sam Kooiker

d.      Commissioner Patricia Lipski

e.       Commissioner Dennis Mandsager

f.        Commissioner Marcelena Ordaz

g.       Commissioner Holly White

                          XI.            Next Meeting(s)

                       XII.            Adjournment

 

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