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NOTICE AND AGENDA

 
COMMISSION ON DIVERSITY AWARENESS
Tuesday
May 17, 2022
  VIRTUAL TEAMS MEETING
             1:30 P.M.
 
             
1.   Call to Order
 
2.   Roll Call
 
NOTE: One or more Commission Members may be in attendance telephonically or by other technological means.
 
DeAnn Wegwert, Chair   
Robert "Dan" Duke
Claire Hardi
Mandy Martinez Gebler
               
Marcela Pino
Jean Toner, Vice Chair
Christine Tucci
   
 
 
3.  
Mission Statement and Land Acknowledgment

 MISSION STATEMENT
 
A commission to foster support, respect, awareness and appreciation of diversity among all citizens of Flagstaff.
 
LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
 
The Commission on Diversity Awareness humbly acknowledges the ancestral homelands of this area’s Indigenous nations and original stewards. These lands, still inhabited by Native descendants, border mountains sacred to Indigenous peoples. We honor them, their legacies, their traditions, and their continued contributions. We celebrate their past, present, and future generations who will forever know this place as home.
 
 
4.   Upcoming Opportunities and Announcements
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Proclamation read by the Mayor at the May 3rd Council meeting.
  • Update on the Alternative Response Model from Shannon Anderson 
  • Coconino County Stronger as One website: https://www.coconino.az.gov/2265/Stronger-As-One
  • The Leadership group would like to know if members are interested in participating in a CODA Social Event.   
 
5.   Public Comment

The Commission cannot act upon items presented during the Public Participation portion of the Agenda. Individual Commission members may ask questions of the public but are prohibited by the Open Meeting Law from discussion or considering the item among themselves until the item is officially placed on the Agenda. Each public comment or presentation will be limited to five (5) minutes.
 
6.   Approval of Minutes
 
A.   Consideration and Approval of Minutes: Commission on Diversity Awareness Meeting of March 15, 2022. Click this link to view Agenda Item
 
 
Approve the minutes of the Commission on Diversity Awareness Meeting of March 15, 2022.
 
7.   Date of Next Meeting - June 21st, Time TBD 
 
8.   Action Items
 
A.   Working Group for the Indigenous Representation Project at Sawmill Multicultural Art and Nature County Park Click this link to view Agenda Item
 
 
Discuss who will represent the Commission on Diversity Awareness for this working group. 
 
B.   Proclamations Work Group Update Click this link to view Agenda Item
 
 
Review and approve draft Pride Proclamation to be sent to the Mayor's Office for consideration. 
Discuss who will be present to accept the Proclamation, virtually or in person on May 31st. 
 
9.   Reports/Discussion Items
 
A.   Introduction from LisaRenee Keita, City of Flagstaff Human Resource Analyst; Employee Relations, Compliance & Training
 
B.   Regional Plan
Jordan Hollinger - Associate Planner, Comprehensive Planning, City of Flagstaff
The new website provides background information about what the plan is and the process for updating it.
 
C.   Flagstaff Public Libraries Anti-racism Committee
Felicia Fiedler - Discuss collaborating with the Diversity Commission and the Flagstaff Public Libraries Anti racism committee to talk about how we can better collaborate and talk about the best practices that they have come up with.
 
D.   Transition of the Commission Leadership roles  Click this link to view Agenda Item
 
 
The Commission will discuss the appointment process, timeline, and appointment term for the anticipated Leadership vacancy.
 
E.   CODA Regular Meeting  Click this link to view Agenda Item
 
 
Review the results of the email survey and discuss and vote on the new CODA Regular meeting start time, week of the month and day of the week. 
Review current Boards and Commission meeting calendar. 
Discuss transition to a hybrid format. 
Ensure all members are on board for the new meeting information and confirm commitment to attendance.  
 
10.   Agenda for Future Meeting(s)
 
A.  
Equitable Restroom Recommendation 
Click this link to view Agenda Item
 
 
The item is currently in the Staff Future Agenda Items queue which means it is waiting for some research and staff work before it moves forward again.
 
B.   Municipal Equity Index  Click this link to view Agenda Item
 
 
The item is currently in the Staff Future Agenda Items queue which means it is waiting for some research and staff work before it moves forward again.
 
C.   Renaming of the Peaks Workgroup Update Click this link to view Agenda Item
 
 
Pending follow up from the High School group on when to send the Commission's recommendation to Council. 
 
D.   Future Priorities
Criminal Justice conversation with Flagstaff Police Department
Conversation with Downtown Business Alliance including literature to distribute
Civil Rights
 
11.   Adjourment
 
CERTIFICATE OF POSTING OF NOTICE

The undersigned hereby certifies that a copy of the foregoing notice was duly posted at Flagstaff City Hall on                      , at                a.m./p.m. This notice has been posted on the City's website and can be downloaded at www.flagstaff.az.gov.

Dated this               day of                                       , 2022.



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Jessica Vigorito, Human Resources Analyst                                          

    

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