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Committee for Citizen Involvement Minutes

April 18, 2017
6 p.m.

Attendees: Geoffrey Janke, Jerry Andersen, Laurie Swanson, Rick Cook, Susan Nielsen, Joe Mazzara, Marlo Dean, Barbara Smolak, Robert Keys

Staff: Stacy Davenport, Amy Herman, Amy Kyle, Ellen Rogalin, Katie Wilson Visitors: Karen Bjorklund, Steven Graeper, Fran Mazzara, Martin Meyers

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

Next month, Joe would like to add community awards to the agenda. All agreed.

Approval of March Meeting Minutes:

Jerry moved to approve minutes for both March 14 and March 21, Marlo motioned, Barbara 2nd, all were in favor of approving the meeting minutes.

CPO Liability coverage Taskforce Volunteers

Katie asked for volunteers to be on a task force to research liability insurance coverage for CPOs. Joe and Geoffrey volunteered to be on the task force. CCI members will provide their research materials to Joe and Geoffrey to take to the task force meeting.

CPO Summit Update - Karen Bjorklund

Karen updated CCI on the recent CPO Summit. There was a lengthy discussion regarding the topic of liability coverage for CPOs. She invited CCI to write a letter to the BCC in support of a short term solution for liability insurance issue to allow time for research.

Planning Update – Ellen Rogalin

Ellen gave an update on the land use permit application access:

Committee Ground Rules and New Member Orientation – Amy Herman

Amy had everyone from the CCI committee to introduce themselves and why they chose to be on CCI. She then reviewed methods for effective meetings and collaborative work.

Amy gave out two handouts:

New Recruitment

PGA will open up a new recruitment for 3 vacancies on CCI.

Community Leaders Meeting

Staff will work to confirm a date with the BCC for an upcoming Community Leaders Meeting. Katie will send out a Save the Date as soon as a date and time are determined.

Rebranding - renaming

PGA announced that we will be changing the name from Committee for Citizen Involvement to Committee for Community Involvement. The county is making the change to more inclusive language that better describes the services provided. There was a brief discussion regarding the term citizen and the legal requirements for the committee. Barbara moved to change the committee name to Committee for Community Involvement and to retain the acronym, CCI. Laurie 2nd, Geoffrey voted no, the rest approved.

Action Items:

Meeting adjourned 8:05 p.m.

Next regular meeting: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 6 p.m.

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