Commission Chair Gloria Crawford called the Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Commission meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
Approval of Agenda: It was moved by Commissioner S. Malik and seconded by Commissioner Solon that the February 1, 2017 agenda be approved as presented. The motion passed by unanimous vote.
Approval of Minutes: It was moved by Commissioner S. Malik and seconded by Commissioner Salinas that the January 4, 2017, minutes be approved as presented. The motion passed by majority vote with Commissioners Khairallah and Griffin Paul abstaining.
Director Saunders discussed the December Monthly Report.
There was a discussion regarding changing the day that the Commission meetings are held. The consensus was to continue to hold the meetings on Wednesday evenings.
HRC #2016053H – It was moved by Commissioner Solon and seconded by Commissioner S. Malik that this complaint be dismissed due to insufficient evidence that a violation of the Human Rights Ordinance has occurred consistent with the recommendation of OHREP. The motion passed by unanimous vote.
HRC #2016044H – It was moved by Commissioner Solon and seconded by Commissioner Shipman that the conciliation agreement in this matter be accepted as presented. The motion passed by unanimous vote.
Commissioner Solon proposed to present a resolution to
the Board of Supervisors requesting that the Board issue a statement regarding the
federal immigration ban. It was decided that Commissioner Solon will create a draft
statement to be discussed at the next meeting.
Commissioner Khairallah proposed establishing a committee regarding Commission
Outreach programs. It was decided that this matter will be tabled tonight and
Commissioner Khairallah will prepare a proposal for discussion at the next meeting.
The preparations for the Awards Ceremony were discussed.
There was no new business.
The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.