Communications Advisory Commission on September 14, 2020


Regular Session, 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 status and next steps
  7. Great Neighborhoods initiative
  8. Old Business
  9. New Business
  10. Adjournment


  • Call to Order

Commissioner Fields called the meeting to order a 6 p.m. All commissioners were in attendance, include new commissioner Angel Marsh.

  • Approval of the Agenda

Wells moved, Bevins seconded, to approve the meeting agenda. The motion passed with all in favor.

  • Approval of Minutes

Bevins moved, Nicholls seconded, to approve past meeting minutes. The motion passed with all in favor.

  • Public Comment

None was received.

  • Staff Report

Bergus provided an overview of staff work in July and August. Fields inquired about the racial equity listening posts. Bergus shared that the virtual and in-person events were well received, and the communications department is incorporating takeaways into our work. Notes for all the listening posts and city council’s discussion can be found on the city website.

  • I Remember When status and next steps

Bergus updated the commission on the storytelling project the group discussed in the July commission meeting. I Remember When is a framework for the city to give voices to residents on a variety of topics. The first season is social injustice. Bergus asked the commission if more than one video example should be produced prior to launch. The group decided that staff would attempt to record another story prior to launch but that the project should be published by the end of September.

  • Great Neighborhoods initiative

Miller shared an overview of the new initiative and the Neighborhood Ambassador program. Commissioners agreed to help recruit and select ambassador applicants.

  • Old Business

There was none.

  • New Business

There was none.

  • Adjournment

Bevins moved, Wells seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 7 p.m. The motion passed with all in favor.



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