Communication Advisory Commission on December 7, 2020


6 p.m., via Zoom

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of the Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Public Comment
  5. Staff Report
  6. I Remember When
  7. Great Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Ambassadors
  8. Old Business
  9. New Business
  10. Adjournment


  1. Call to Order

Commissioner Fields called the meeting to order at 6 p.m. commissioners Fields, Marsh, Wells, Bevins and Nicholls were in attendance. Also in attendance were Nick Bergus, Jillian Miller and Derek Blackman.

  1. Approval of the Agenda

Wells moved and Bevins seconded. The motion passed with all in favor.

  1. Approval of Minutes

Bevins moved and Marsh seconded. The motion passed with all in favor.

  1. Public Comment

Josh Schamberger with Think Iowa City awarded Commissioner fields with a BRAVO award along with Mayor Terry Donahue.

  1. Staff Report

Bergus provided on overview on recent staff work including continued pandemic messaging around Thanksgiving and small gatherings, replacing Spring Cleanup with Fall into Clean Up Day, and highlighting winter activities. Bergus and Miller answered questions from commissioners about a socially distant Beat the Bitter.

  1. Great Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Ambassadors

Bergus and Miller provided an update on the Neighborhood Ambassador program. Staff has accepted 45 applicants to be ambassadors. There are a few vacant neighborhoods that still need applicants. Staff is working on a welcome guide for the new ambassadors. Staff is still in the process of getting language ambassadors in Spanish, French, Czech, Portuguese, and Russian that would serve the whole community.

  1. Old Business

There was none.

  1. New Business

There was none.

  1. Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 6:27 p.m.



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