Human Rights and Equity Programs

Fairfax County, Virginia

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12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 318
Fairfax, VA 22035

Kenneth Saunders,
Director

September 2, 2020 Commission Meeting (Recording)

Commission Meeting
9/02/2020 7:30 pm


No.

 

Recording of Meeting:  https://soundcloud.com/fairfaxcounty/fairfax-county-human-rights-commission-2020-09-02

 

Present:

Commissioner Crawford (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Alber (Home, Centreville, VA)

Commissioner Bhinge (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Salinas (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Bell-Krasner (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Hudson (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Conde (Home, Alexandria, VA)

Commissioner Shipman (Home. Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Solon (Home, Fairfax, VA)

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

 

Absent:

Commissioner Malik

  

CALL TO ORDER

Commission Chair Gloria Crawford called the Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Commission meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

Approval of AgendaIt was moved by Commissioner Salinas and seconded by Commissioner Shipman that the August 19, 2020 Agenda be approved as presented.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.

Approval of Minutes:  It was moved by Commissioner Salinas and seconded by Commissioner Solon that the August 19, 2020 Minutes be approved as amended.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

STAFF ISSUES:  Director Saunders noted that the July Monthly Report was provided to the Commissioners.

 

COMMISSION BUSINESS

 

HRC# 2020040H - FIR.  It was moved by Commissioner Alber and seconded by Commissioner Bell-Krasner that a finding of reasonable cause based on evidence sufficient to establish that a violation of the Human Rights Ordinance has occurred.  The Commissioners who voted in favor of the motion were Commissioners Alber and Bell-Krasner with the other Commissioners in attendance voting against the motion.  The motion was defeated by majority vote.

 

It was then moved by Commissioner Conde and seconded by Commissioner Salinas that this complaint be dismissed due to insufficient evidence that a violation of the Human Rights Ordinance has occurred consistent with the recommendation of the OHREP.  The motion passed by majority vote with Commissioners Bell-Krasner and Alber voting against the motion.

 

HRC# 2020061H - FIR.  It was moved by Commissioner Salinas and seconded by Commissioner Solon this complaint be dismissed due to insufficient evidence that a violation of Human Rights Ordinance has occurred consistent with the recommendation of the OHREP.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

COMMISSION BYLAWS  It was moved by Commissioner Bell-Krasner and seconded by Commissioner Salinas that the Bylaws of the Fairfax County HRC be approved as amended.

 

COMMUNITY CONCERNS  There were no Community Concerns.

 

PENDING BUISNESS  There was no Pending Business.

 

NEW BUSINESS  There was no New Business.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

 

 

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