The Community Reparations Commission is empowered to make short, medium, and long-term recommendations that will make significant progress toward repairing the damage caused by public and private systemic racism. The task of the Reparations Commission is to issue a report in a timely manner for consideration by the City, County, and other participating community groups for incorporation into their respective short-term and long-term priorities and plans.
Community Reparations Commission Meeting – June 6, 2022
|Call to Order and Declaration of Quorum
|Approval of Meeting Minutes
|Minutes approved unanimously.
|Review Commission Charge
|Expectations and Goals of Meeting
Meeting Procedures City and County Attorney
|Discussion between Commission Members, City Attorney and County Attorney.
Motion Passed at Last Meeting
|Discussion regarding the process required to move approved recommendations to City Council and County Board of Commissioners through staff liaisons.
During tonight’s meeting, a motion was made to add an item to tonight’s agenda. That item was a vote to add youth as voting members to the commission. This will be voted on at the next meeting.
|Tabled until next meeting.
|Wrap Up/Next Steps/Adjournment
NEXT MEETING: The next meeting of the Community Reparations Commission is scheduled for June 27, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at the Buncombe County First Floor Conference Room – 200 College Street Buncombe County Government Building. The committee discussed that impact area focus meetings will begin in July.
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