NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS
COMMUNITY MULTICULTURAL COMMISSION

VIRTUAL MEETING
November 19 at 6 p.m.
 
A virtual meeting of the Community Multicultural Commission of the City of Garland, Texas will be held Thursday, November 19, pursuant to pursuant to Section 551.125 of the Texas Government Code and the executive orders of Governor Greg Abbott suspending provisions of the Texas Government Code and other applicable laws of the State regarding normal open meetings, the City Council will hold this meeting by internet/telephonic remote means.

The meeting will be broadcast by webinar or telephone at the following URL (registration is required):

https://garlandtx.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_F0Lx1--BTUefFK7_xmB5lA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
 
For those without internet access to the meeting, a dial-in option is available.  The toll-free numbers are:
Dial by your location
        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
        +1 470 250 9358 US (Atlanta)
        +1 470 381 2552 US (Atlanta)
        
Meeting ID: 964 7192 4766


For participants (online and by phone) who wish to speak on an item on the agenda, you must use the “raise hand” feature in order to be recognized. 
 
Those joining the meeting by phone may press *9 to raise your hand. After speaking, please re-mute your phone by pressing *6.
 
The meeting will also be recorded and made available online at www.garlandtx.gov.

If the Community Multicultural Commission adjourns into executive session during this meeting, the executive session will be conducted by teleconference between and among the members of the City Council and relevant City staff. Public access to that call is prohibited by State law.


AGENDA:
             
1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of the minutes for the October 15, 2020 meeting.
 
2. ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION
 
a. Citizen Comments (limited to five minutes)
 
b. Chair Briefing
 
c. Staff Briefing
 
d. Committee Reports - Subcommittee Structure Discussion
  • Community Services Committee
  • Community Multicultural Affairs
  • Community Learning Understanding Education (CLUE)
 
e. Proposed 2021 Retreat Topics
  1. Community connections - who should we be working with
  2. Guests - who should we invite
  3. Brainstorm
    • Where can we have the greatest impact serving our community?
    • What will the CMC be known for in 2021
  4. Communications - website, Facebook, City Press and Utility Insert? 
 
3. MISCELLANEOUS
 
a. Discussion on why we are serving and what is to be achieved (2:30 minutes each)
 
b. Proposed 2021 meeting dates
 
4. ADJOURN
 
NOTE: A quorum of the City Council may be in attendance and may or may not participate in the discussions of the Committee or board.