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NOTICE AND AGENDA
|Call to Order
The Flagstaff City Council 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.
At this time, any member of the public may address the Commission on any subject within their jurisdiction that is not scheduled before the Commission on that day. Due to Open Meeting Laws, the Commission cannot discuss or act on items presented during this portion of the agenda. To address the Commission on an item that is on the agenda, please wait for the Chair to call for Public Comment at the time the item is heard. (Five minutes maximum per speaker)
|APPROVAL OF MINUTES
|Approval of Minutes for October 12, 2022
Motion to approve Minutes as is or approve with amendments.
|Native American Heritage Month
An update will be provided by Rose Toehe regarding collaborative efforts with Coconino County Employee Diversity Team and Indigenous Peoples Advisory Council.
|Upcoming Nomination/Election of Co-Chairs and Expiration of Terms
There will be reminders that Co-chair selections are coming up and some terms will be expiring in December 2022. These items will be on the agenda for the December 2022 Commission meeting.
|Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report
November is Native American Heritage Month, this discussion will provide an opportunity to dive into the Federal Boarding School report from the Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs, US Government. The Commission can speak to how this report can be taken to support the Recommendations made to and accepted by City Council. Commissioner Weathersby has volunteered to lead the conversation. Please review the report before the meeting convenes.
|INFORMATIONAL ITEMS TO/FROM COMMISSION MEMBERS, STAFF, AND FUTURE AGENDA ITEM REQUESTS