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Governance Charter and Policy Review Committee Meeting

Date: September 13, 2021

Time: 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Registration Required: No

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

CDC Staff & Committee


20 min
1. Approve Agenda (ACTION ITEM) 9/13-14 Agenda Committee Chair 10 min
2. Approve Meeting Minutesfrom 8/24 (ACTION ITEM) 8/24 Minutes Committee Chair 5 min
3. CoC Counsel Support from CDC Update (Potential ACTION ITEM) Notes from Dave Kiff CDC Staff 15 min

Consideration of Revised Conflict of Interest Policy


Notes from Dave Kiff CDC Staff 15 min
5. Review of Revised Preamble (Potential ACTION ITEM) Email with comments from Ben Leroi Gerry La Londe-Berg 20 min

Discussion on CoC Board Composition

  • Review response from templates


Committee Chair 90 min
7. Follow up on CoC Membership
  • Organization requirements (attendance, training, application)
  • Defining organizations
  • Non-voting members (Potential ACTION ITEM)
Committee Chair 60 min
8. CoC Charter Roles & Responsibilities (Potential ACTION ITEM) Committee Chair 30 min
9. CoC Committees (Potential ACTION ITEM) Committee Chair 15 min
10. CoC Charter & Policy Review Next Meeting
  • Develop agenda (Potential ACTION ITEM
Committee Chair 10 min
11. Public Comment on Non-agendized Items 10 min


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.