Commissioners' Meeting - April 29, 2022

Friday, April 29, 2022 - 2:00pm

Iowa Civil Rights Commission Agenda

Friday, April 29, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.

ICN Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 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 January 21, 2022, meeting and minutes from February 18, 2022, meeting.

New Business

                          IV.            Public Comment

                             V.            Presentation on Attorney’s Fees – Assistant Attorney General Katie Fiala

                          VI.            Discussion on Use of Volunteers and Interns in Case Management Process under Iowa Code Sec. 216.5 – Executive Director

Current/Ongoing Business

                       VII.            Legislative Update

                     VIII.            Continued Discussion Regarding Extension Procedure

                          IX.            Continued Discussion Regarding Internal Policy for Contacting Non-Responsive Parties

                             X.            Further Discussion on Video Conferencing Options and Costs

                          XI.            Further Discussion on Posting of Meeting Audio

Standing Business

                       XII.            Director’s Report

a.       Finances

                                                               i.      Tabled Motion for Discussion on FY24 Budget Request for 3 FTEs

b.      Report on Case Filings/Closures

c.       Employee Update/Training

d.      Report on Task Force on Communication

                    XIII.            Litigation Update and Iowa Code Sec. 261l.2(2)(b) – Assistant Attorney General Katie Fiala

                     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.            Set Next Meeting

                     XVI.            Adjournment


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