Citizens Police Review Board Minutes 02-01-2016

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       Citizen’s Police Review Board


Board Members Present:                      Carlos Florez, Quintan Cooley,
                                            David Bukala, Ruby Clark,
                                            Minister William C. Muhammad,
                                            Ann Craig, Nicholas Archer,
                                            Phyllis Loudermill

Board Members Absent:                       Eloise Heiftje

Staff Present:                              Denny Powers, Staff Liaison

Chairperson Carlos Florez called the meeting to order at 6:36 p.m.

Chairperson Florez asked if everyone had a chance to read the previous meeting minutes
and if there were any corrections or additions.

It was motioned, supported and passed to approve the minutes as presented.

Unfinished Business

Chairperson Florez noted from the previous minutes there was an item on board
vacancies and terms that were expiring and asked Mr. Powers for an update.

Mr. Powers stated that Mr. Cooley has been appointed to the Citizen At-Large seat
vacated by Mr. Anderson and that the newest board member Phyllis Loudermill was
appointed to fill the Minority Coalition Seat formerly held by Mr. Cooley.
There was a discussion on several items contained in the document that established the
CPRB including the quorum requirement and when the board must go into Executive

There was a discussion on making proposals for streamlining the complaint process and
the proper channel to direct that through once a proposal is ready. Mr. Florez and Mr.
Cooley are going to get together on this issue after the meeting.

New Business

As has been our past practice, there was a review of the complaint, internal affairs,
appeals process for the benefit of the newest board member.

Public Participation

The meeting was adjourned at 7:25 p.m.

The next meeting is March 7, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in room 103 of Muskegon City Hall.

Respectfully submitted,

Denny Powers
Denny Powers, Staff Liaison to the CPRB

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