Title: Hall of Records, 200 Orange Street, Ground Floor Hearing Room
Description: Civilian Review Board Meeting
August 9, 2007
Hall of Records
200 Orange Street
Ground Floor Hearing Room
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Shirley Wayne Washington.
A. Rollcall by Mary Blair
10 Present 5 Absent 1 Vacancy
B. Approval of Agenda
Motion made by Bob Spirito to accept the agenda; seconded by Ann Tramontana; approved unanimously.
C. Approval of Minutes
Motion made by Mary Blair to accept the minutes; seconded by Robin Hobson; approved unanimously.
D. Coordinator Presentations
19 new cases open since last report
July - 22 cases as of August 9, 2007
As of August 9, 2007, there were 7 with a total of 86 cases.
Motion made by Ann Tramontana to accept the Coordinator’s Report; seconded by Kathleen Smith-Bogan; approved unanimously.
E. Open Floor
Assistant Corporation Counsel Mike Wolak attended.
Lieutenant Peterson and Sergeant Melendez represented IV&E.
Chief Administrative Officer Robert Smuts informed the group that PERF will present its draft report to the Independent Accountability Panel on August 20th; the meeting is open to the public.
Executive Session for Report by Lt. Joann Peterson of Internal Values & Ethics
10 Present: William Bixby, Mary Blair, Barbara Carroll,Catherine Gootkin,Robin Hobson, Evelise Ribeiro,Kathleen Smith-Bogan, Robert Spirito, Ann Tramontana, Shirley Wayne Washington
5 Absent: Easter Howard,Sarah McIver, Maureen O'Sullivan, Reverend Walter Johnson, Jr., and Juanita Wright
1 Vacancy: Board of Aldermen
Staff: Reginald Thomas, Civilian Review Board Coordinator
Michael Wolak, Assistant Corporation Counsel
Guests: Robert Smuts, Chief Administrative Officer
Lieutenant Joann Peterson, OIC, IVE
Sergeant A. Melendez, IVE
Motion to adjourn made by Ann Tramontana; seconded by Mary Blair; approved unanimously.
The next Civilian Review Board meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at the New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm Street, Program Room (lower level). All members are encouraged to arrive by 5:45 p.m. if at all possible.