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Commission for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations-Public Hearing
Commissioners: Sandy Batchelder, Malcolm Cawthorne, Jessica Chicco, Joan Lancourt, Bob Lepson, Kelly Race, Kea van der Ziel; Liaisons: Suzanne Federspiel (Schools), Bernard Greene (Select Board), Michael Gropman (Police);
Lloyd Gellineau (Office of Diversity Inclusion and Community Relations & CDO), Vishni Samaraweera (BHS)
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Public Health Building, Denny Room - Lower Level
1. Review and vote on minutes of meeting on 4/24/19 (6:30 - 6:35)
2. Recent and Upcoming events including Pride Month (6:35 – 6:50)
3. Review of CDICR by-laws (Joan & Bob) (6:50 – 8:00)
4. Public Hearing on Warrant Article 26 - Comprehensive Race and Equity Review (8:00 - 8:20)
Following the public comment on the warrant articles, a vote will be held on whether the commission shall endorse the articles and assign a commissioner to speak at Town Meeting in support of said articles with whatever edits the petitioners accept for their final motion.
4. New Business (8:20 - 8:30)
Public Comment at discretion of Chair
(Time permitting, public comment will be taken at the end of the meeting or during the meeting at the chair’s discretion. 1 minute per comment or at the chair’s discretion. Members of the public are encouraged to email Kelly Race with any written comments or suggestions relating to the agenda items.)
The Public is welcome and strongly encouraged to attend!