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Governance Charter and Policy Review Committee Meeting

Date: August 24, 2021

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Registration Required: No

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Agenda Item Packet Item Presenter Time
Welcome, Roll Call and Introductions

CDC Staff & Committee


1. Approve Agenda (ACTION ITEM) 8/24 Agenda Committee Chair 2:35pm
2. Approve Meeting Minutesfrom 8/10 (ACTION ITEM) 8/10 Minutes Committee Chair 2:40pm

Review Previous Meeting Commitments

  • Conflict of Interest
  • CoC Counsel Support


Response from Dave Kiff Committee Chair 2:45pm

Update of Potential Immediate Changes to CoC Charter & Policy Documents


Revised Suggested Charter Changes 8/17/21 Committee Chair 2:55pm
5. Preview of Presentation to CoC Board RE: Voting and Membership (Potential ACTION ITEM)


Presentation to CoC Board

Committee Chair 3:00pm
6. Review of Revised Preamble (Potential ACTION ITEM) Preamble Section Gerry La Londe-Berg 3:15pm

Discussion on CoC Board Composition

  • Any information/research needs
  • Terms of current Board members
  • Other

(Potential ACTION ITEM)

Committee Chair 3:30pm
8. CoC Charter & Policy Review Working Sessions
  • Develop agenda (Potential ACTION ITEM)
Committee Chair 3:50pm

Public Comment on Non-agendized



Meeting Documentation


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Sonoma County Community Development Commission at (707) 565-7500 (voice) or (707) 565-7555 (TDD). Translators and American Sign Language interpreters for individuals with hearing disabilities will be available upon request. A minimum of 48 hours is needed to ensure the availability of translation services.

Meeting Materials

In accordance with Government Code §54957.5, any materials of public record relating to an agenda item that are provided to a majority of the members less than 72 hours before the meeting will be made available upon request at the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa during normal business hours and will be posted online 72 hours prior to each meeting.

Materials of public record that are distributed during the meeting shall be made available for public inspection at the meeting if prepared by the lead agency or a member of the legislative/advisory body, or within two business days after the meeting if prepared by some other person.

Public Comment

Public Comment may be made prior to the meeting via email. To submit an emailed public comment to the CoC Board or the CoC Committees, email Please label the written notice as public comment referencing the CoC Board or the CoC Committee, provide your name, the agenda number(s) on which you wish to speak, and your comment. These comments will be emailed to the referenced CoC Board or CoC Committee detailed in the request.

Public comment may also take place during the meeting and can be made live by joining the Zoom meeting. Available time for comments is determined by the Board/Committee Chair based on agenda scheduling demands and total number of speakers.