Human Rights and Equity Programs

Fairfax County, Virginia

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703-324-2953
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 318
Fairfax, VA 22035

Kenneth Saunders,
Director

August 3, 2022 Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting
8/03/2022 7:30 pm

No.

No.

Present:

Commissioner Crawford (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Bell-Krasner (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Bhinge (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Hudson (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Salinas (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Solon (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Shipman (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Shannon (Home, Fairfax, VA) 

Commissioner Shumaker (Home, Alexandria, VA)

Director Kenneth Saunders (Home, Washington, D.C.)

 

Absent:

Commissioner Conde

Commissioner Malik

Commissioner Ashby

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Commission Chair Gloria Crawford called the Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Commission Meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

Approval of Agenda:  It was moved by Commissioner Bell- Krasner and seconded by Commissioner Solon that the August 3, 2022 Agenda be approved as presented.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.   

Approval of Minutes:  It was moved by Commissioner Salinas and seconded by Commissioner Bell-Krasner that the July 6, 2022 Minutes be approved as amended.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.  

STAFF ISSUES:  Commission Chair Crawford informed the Commissioners that a Certificate of Appreciation from the Human Rights Commission was presented to Margot Squires at her retirement luncheon.    

COMMISSION BUSINESS

HRC # 2021074H – FIR:  It was moved by Commissioner Bell-Krasner and seconded by Commissioner Hudson:

  • that the first allegation receive a finding of reasonable cause based on evidence sufficient to establish that a violation of the Fairfax County Fair Housing Act has occurred consistent with the recommendation of OHREP. 
  • that the second allegation be dismissed due to insufficient evidence that a violation of the Fairfax County Fair Housing Act has occurred consistent with the recommendation of OHREP. 

The motion passed by majority vote, with Commissioner Solon abstaining. 

COMMUNITY CONCERNS:

Commissioner Bell-Krasner informed the Commissioners that the Fairfax County 250th Commission met regarding the 250th Commission. He has sent information out to the Commissioners via email giving the Commissioners an option to volunteer or if they know of anyone who is interested in joining the different Committees.

PENDING BUSINESS:  None. 

 

NEW BUSINESS:  None.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:13 p.m.

 

 

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