January 26, 2011
REVISED COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
City Hall, Room 408
President Kay Gulbengay Vice President Julie Soo
Commissioner Katherine Munter Commissioner Carolene Marks
Commissioner Rebecca Prowda Commissioner Andrea Shorter
Commissioner Stephanie Simmons
Total Estimated Meeting Time: 1 hour 38 minutes
I. CALL TO ORDER/ AGENDA CHANGES DISCUSSION/ACTION 2 min.
Remarks by President Gulbengay.
Action: To approve the meeting agenda.
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES DISCUSSION/ACTION 5 min.
Explanatory document – Draft Minutes from December 10, 2010.
Action: To approve draft minutes from December 10, 2010.
III. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT DISCUSSION 20 min.
A. Executive Director's Report Executive Director Murase Explanatory document: The Executive Director’s Report discusses the work of the Department based on the Commission’s Strategic Plan which reflects the principles of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
1. Introduction of the City Attorney Alicia Cabrera
2. Status Update on Calvert Memorandum of Understanding, Senior Gender Policy Analyst Anu Menon
IV. CONSENT AGENDA DISCUSSION/ACTION 15 min.
All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Agenda and are considered to be routine by the Commission on the Status of Women. They will be acted upon by a single roll call vote of the Commission. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Commission so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered as a separate item. Members of the public may speak on each item listed on the Consent Agenda.
Action: To approve the Consent Agenda.
A. Resolution Recognizing the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in
B. Resolution Recognizing Amanda Heier for Her Tenure at the
C. Resolution Recognizing Judith Klain for Her Service to the City and
D. Resolution Recognizing Dianne M. Easton On the 25th Anniversary of Leadership
E. Resolution Recognizing Lisa Caper for Her Tenure at the Dream House
F. Approval of JaMel Perkins to Serve on the Justice and Courage Oversight Panel
V. NEW BUSINESS
1. Laura Marshall, Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Department on the Status of Women
2. Karen Roye, Executive Director, Department of Child Support Services
3. Beverly Upton, Executive Director, Domestic Violence Consortium and Co-Chair of the Family
B. FY2011-2012 Proposed Budget 20 min.
Commissioners will review the proposed budget for FY11-12.
Action: To adopt the budget for FY11-12.
C. Commission Roles/Duties 10 min.
President Gulbengay will lead a discussion about Commission roles, duties.
Action: To include Commission reports at Commission meetings on a regular basis.
VII. PUBLIC COMMENT DISCUSSION 5 min.
This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for Commission’s future consideration.
VIII. ADJOURNMENT ACTION 1 min.
Adjourn the meeting.
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