Communications Advisory Commission on April 5, 2021
6 p.m., Zoom meeting platform
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public health and safety concerns require City of North Liberty public meetings to be held electronically so as to limit the spread of the virus. The public is invited to submit questions and comments in advance of the meeting for consideration submitting them to the City Clerk Tracey Mulcahey via email at [email protected].
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- Call to Order
- Approval of the Agenda
- Approval of Minutes
- Public Comment
- Staff Report
- Outreach & Equity Coordinator
- Great Neighborhood Grants
- Old Business
- New Business
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.
2.Approval of the Agenda
Wells moved and Bevins seconded. The motion passed with all in favor.
3.Approval of Minutes
Marsh moved and Nicholls seconded. The motion passed with all in favor.
No public comment offered
Bergus provided an overview on staff work. Bergus noted we are still in the pandemic and newer messaging about the vaccine. Also mentioned was the cancellation of Blues and BBQ and the replacement of the event with smaller sized events. Bergus gave an update on the Great Neighborhoods initiative and the upcoming Q2 meeting. Staff hosted a virtual project open house to the replace in-person open house. Commissioners asked questions about the city’s smaller sized events.
6.Outreach & Equity Coordinator
Bergus described the new position and the duties associated. Commissioners asked questions about a starting timeline, diversity within the position, ability to communicate with the entire community center and growth within the position. Commissioners gave their approval of the position.
7.Great Neighborhood Grants
Miller described the grant initiative. Ambassadors have shown their interest in this grant service. This is to provide additional funding to ambassadors for putting on smaller events or social activities within their neighborhood. The maximum amount per neighborhood right now $250. The grants are planned to be expanding over the next years. Commissioners asked questions about having a consensus between ambassadors on the application, having an example of a filled-out application, about liability incase of an accident and when the fiscal year starts for the grants.
There was none.
There was none.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:38 p.m.