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INTERNAL OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

  RECORD OF ACTION FOR

September 12, 2022
 
Supervisor Diane Burgis, Chair
Supervisor Candace Andersen, Vice Chair
Present: Diane Burgis, Chair  
  Candace Andersen, Vice Chair  
Staff Present: Monica Nino, County Administrator; Julie DiMaggio Enea, Committee Staff
Attendees: Nilofar Gardezi representing Lesher Foundation; Jason Chan, Sr. Deputy CAO; Jami Morritt, Chief Asst Clerk of the Board; Lawrence Kohl; Alicia Nuchols; Marija representing Town of Danville; Lauren Hull; Rick Stein representing Arts Orange County; Jill Ray, District II Supv Office; Darien Key; Jenny Balisle representing ArtsCCC; Unidentified Caller 1; Unidentified Caller 2; Ben Miyaji; Margot Melcon; Lara DeLaney, Sr. Deputy CAO
             
1. Introductions
  Chair Burgis called the meeting to order at 10:30 a.m.
             
2. Public comment on any item under the jurisdiction of the Committee and not on this agenda (speakers may be limited to three minutes).
  No one requested to speak during the general public comment period.
             
3. RECEIVE and APPROVE the Record of Action for the July 11, 2022 IOC meeting.
  The Committee approved the record of action for the July 11, 2022 meeting as presented.
 
AYE: Chair Diane Burgis
  Vice Chair Candace Andersen
  Attachments:
  DRAFT Record of Action IOC_7-11-22
 
             
4. INTERVIEW Darien Key and CONSIDER recommending to the Board of Supervisors the appointment of Mr. Key to the Local Enforcement Agency Independent Hearing Panel to a term that will expire on March 31, 2026.
  The Committee interviewed Darien Key for the Public at Large seat and after verifying that Mr. Key had no conflicts of interest between his employment and the hearing panel, approved his nomination for the vacant seat.  Staff was directed to forward the nomination to the Board of Supervisors.
 
AYE: Chair Diane Burgis
  Vice Chair Candace Andersen
  Attachments:
  Application_Key Darien (LEAIHP) 07-07-22_Redacted
  Media Release_LEA Independent Hearing Panel
 
             
5. RECOMMEND to the Board of Supervisors the establishment of an Ad Hoc Arts Council Steering Committee; RECOMMEND to the Board of Supervisors the membership composition of the Ad Hoc Arts Council Steering Committee; and PROVIDE directions to staff regarding the recruitment process for appointing members to the Ad Hoc Arts Council Steering Committee.
  Lara DeLaney presented the staff report and options and noted written public comment submitted by Jenny Balisle.  The following individuals commented:
 
  • Caller 1, who supports the arts initiative but was concerned that it would be used to promote political agendas.
  • Lawrence Kohl, who expressed support for the staff recommendation.
  • Nilofar Gardezi who said that the myriad arts throughout our diverse county need public support, networking capability, and a place to showcase their art.
  • Rick Stein, who considered it a privilege to have been selected to work with Contra Costa County on this process, and is eager to bring his organization's expertise to bear.

The Committee approved proceeding to the Board of Supervisors with the formation of an Ad Hoc Arts Council Steering Committee, as proposed, and supported a three-week recruitment period for Steering Committee members.
 
 
AYE: Chair Diane Burgis
  Vice Chair Candace Andersen
  Attachments:
  Attachment 1 - RFQ 2207-578 Cultural Planning and Arts Council Project Manager
  Attachment 2 - Steering Committee Recruitment Flyer_Draft_Updated
  Measure-X-Recommendation-Exhibit 7 Arts Council
  Public Comment_Jenny Balisle_9-9-22
 
             
6. The next meeting is currently scheduled for October 10, 2022.
             
7. Adjourn
  Chair Burgis adjourned the meeting at 10:56 a.m.

 

For Additional Information Contact:

Julie DiMaggio Enea, Committee Staff
Phone (925) 655-2056, Fax (925) 655-2066
julie.enea@cao.cccounty.us

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