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Committee for Citizen Involvement Minutes - Draft

September 19, 2017
6 p.m.

Attendees: Jerry Andersen, Laurie Swanson, Rick Cook, Barbara Smolak, Joe Mazzara, Marlo Dean

Staff: Stacy Davenport, Katie Wilson, Ellen Rogalin, Stephen Madkour

Visitors: Karen Bjorkland, Steve Graeper, Fran Mazzara

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

Approval of July Meeting Minutes:
Rick moved to approve the meeting August minutes, Marlo 2nd, unanimous approval.

PGA Updates
CPO Liability
Steve Madkour with County Counsel updated the group on the status of the CPO liability coverage project and outlined the next steps of the process. There was a lengthy discussion on the topic including who would be covered, the specific type of insurance being considered, roles and responsibilities of CPOs and board members, and possible code of conduct content. Mr. Madkour showed a rough draft of a code of conduct he was working on based on the Hamlet board member code of conduct.

Katie explained she will invite comments at the November 20th Community Leaders Meeting. Staff will then prepare a recommendation to the BCC.

Youth Outreach
Katie shared PGA is working to engage the youth in the community. PGA would like to have one or two non-voting youth members, ages 16 – 20 join CCI. This is a part of a larger effort to, among other things, possibly include youth on other advisory boards and commissions, start a youth council, and include youth in the ClackCo Academy.

Community Leaders Meeting
The next Community Leader’s meetings are September 20th and November 20th.

Public Comment

DTD Projects Update
Ellen Rogalin gave an update on ongoing project the Department of Transportation and Development is working on. She asked for feedback from CCI on who to reach out to for feedback on the Planning & Zoning long-range goals for 2017/2018. CCI members made suggestions including:

Community Awards Discussion
CCI would like a volunteerism award given to an individual or group in who exemplifies what Bob Reeves valued. There was a lengthy discussion. Marlo will send Katie information on awards that given by groups he has worked with. CCI will have a discussion next month with more details of what is wanted.

Community Leaders Meeting - September 20, 6:15 p.m.
Katie went over the agenda for the upcoming Community Leaders Meeting. CCI members will help host. The groups discussed each member’s role in the meeting.

Jerry Andersen was elected as the CCI Chair and Susan Nielsen was elected the Vice-Chair via online poll.

Action Items:

Meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

Next regular meeting: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.

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