Communications Advisory Commission minutes for April 3, 2017

North Liberty Communications Advisory Commission
Meeting Agenda
Monday, April 3, 2017
6:00 p.m. Regular Session
City Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Circle

Download a PDF of this meeting’s information packet.

  1. Call to order.

The meeting was called to order at 6:01 p.m.

  1. Roll call.

Commissioners Hoffman, Arnold and Fields were present. Also present were Nick Bergus, Jillian Miller and Megan Benischek.

  1. Public comment for items not on the agenda.

There was none.

  1. Community bench marking survey.

The commission discussed inclusion of racial and ethnic questions. Fields spoke in favor of collecting that data, noting that would data could help us in better serving those population as well as balancing the data against our census demographics. The consensus of the commission was to ask racial and ethnic demographics questions, but to add some explanation, and to add a question about primary language spoken at home.

  1. Special election candidate statements.

With the number of candidates and the shorter time horizon, staff proposed requesting written statements instead of video statements. The commission agreed with this change, but requested to include photographs.

  1. Staff report.

Staff discussed the previous two months’ activities, including community events, public projects and other activities.

  1. Approval of minutes.

Arnold moved, Fields seconded, to approve the minutes from the February minutes. The motion passed with all in favor.

  1. Old business.

There was none.

  1. New business.

There was none.

  1. Next meeting date.

The next meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on May 1, 2017.

Fields moved, Arnold seconded, to adjourn at 6:26 p.m. The motion passed with all in favor.