Date: 12 -19 -2011
<br />Item No.: 3
<br />CHARTER REVIEW COMMITTEE
<br />MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2011, 5:30 P.M.
<br />LA SIERRA SENIOR CENTER
<br />5215 LA SIERRA AVENUE, BUILDING B
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<br />PRESENT: Chair Tom Evans, Vice -Chair Maureen Kane and Members
<br />Benavidez, Karl Hicks, Brent Lee, Diana Medina (arrived at 6 p.m.),
<br />Jose Medina, Damien O'Farrell, Michelle Ouellette, William Perez,
<br />Michael Pope, David St. Pierre, Wendel Tucker, Sharon Tyrrell,
<br />Montgomery Van Wart, and Mary Van Doren (Alternate)
<br />ABSENT: None
<br />STAFF PRESENT: Colleen Nicol, Sherry Morton - Ellis, Susan Wilson, Susan Allen,
<br />Angie Banjarjian, Brent Mason, Sergio Diaz, Steve Earley, Belinda
<br />Graham, Cheryl Johannes, and David Wright
<br />ALSO PRESENT: Judy Nichols, Linda Baker, Conrad Newberry, Lolita Barnard, Bob
<br />Stockton, Barbara Purvis, Kevin Dawson, Jim Perry, Scott
<br />Andrews, Gary Tate, Sandra Dente, Annette Beh, Sergio
<br />DeCarvalho, Christina Duran, Tom Schultz, Robert Krieger, Barry
<br />Johnson, Mary Humboldt, Jennifer Vaughn - Blakely, Bernie Titus,
<br />and others
<br />Chair Evans convened the meeting at 5:30 p.m.
<br />Deputy City Attorney Wilson discussed the meaning, purpose, and provisions of the
<br />Riverside Charter and the process for its amendment.
<br />ORAL COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE
<br />Barbara Purvis spoke regarding the title of Library Director in Section 808. Kevin
<br />Dawson spoke regarding the naming of City facilities. Scott Andrews spoke regarding a
<br />salary commission, public utilities' fees and taxes, public works contract bidding on -line,
<br />and public employee pensions. Mary Humboldt spoke regarding the internal auditor, a
<br />citizens' audit committee, employee benefits, and public monuments.
<br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES
<br />It was moved by Member St. Pierre and seconded by Member O'Farrell to approve the
<br />minutes of November 7, 2011, as presented. Motion carried unanimously with Member
<br />Ouellette abstaining.
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