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Committee for Citizen Involvement Minutes

February 21, 2017
6 p.m.
Attendees: Geoffrey Janke, Jerry Andersen, Laurie Swanson, Rick Cook, Susan Nielsen, Joe Mazzara
Visitors: Karen Bjorklund, Eleanore Hunter, Tea Godfrey, Charlene DeBruin, Simon DeBruin, Marie Naughton, Kitty Dunn.

Staff: Amy Kyle, Stacy Davenport, Katie Wilson, Paul Savas, Ellen Rogalin

Jerry called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

Approval of Meeting Minutes from 1/24/17:
Jerry asked for a motion to approve the minutes. Rick motioned to approve, Joe 2nd, unanimous.

Members interviewed the following candidates to make recommendations to the BCC to fill the vacancies on CCI:

CPO Presentation – Karen Bjorklund
Karen Bjorkland met with various CPO members for a CPO Summit in November 2016 to discuss top priorities for CPOs. She went over the top priorities with us.
Some priorities include:

Other discussion items at the Summit included updates/changes for the CPO brochure CPO member liability insurance coverage.

There were suggestions to use the Washington County Community Development Code for guidance in improving the program as well.

Karen asked CCI to pick one thing that could be done sooner than later to demonstrate to CPOs that CCI is listening and making an effort to help make improvements.

Rick suggested working on the liability insurance first, Geoffrey agreed. Jerry motioned, Rick 1st, Joe 2nd, the vote was unanimous.

Karen also suggested a main CCI email for CPOs to contact. The next CPO Summit is February 27th.

Ellen Rogalin will send information to CCI members for Stafford Reserves Outreach Update.

There was a lengthy discussion on how to vote to recommend candidates to fill the 3 vacancies. The group agreed, Amy will have a survey sent out to all CCI Members. Members will choose their top 3 choices.

Meeting adjourned 8:05 p.m.

Action Items:

Next regular meeting: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.

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