April 9, 2014 Planning and Grants Committee Meeting Minutes

I. Call to Order

Meeting was called to order at 9:21am.

II. Roll Call

Commissioners: Chairman Lisa Jacobs, Julie Biehl, George Hill, Esther Franco-Payne, George Timberlake, Rick Velasquez. Quorum declared presentGuests: Ethan Viets-VanLear, Susan Witkin. Staff: Heidi Mueller, Julie Stremlau, Rob Vickery, Karima Douglas.

III. Approval of Minutes

Minutes were not reviewed. Will be reviewed at the next Planning and Grants meeting.

IV. Fiscal and Strategic Planning – Title II Grants

A. FY14 Awards and Current Expenditures
Planning and Grants Chairman, Lisa Jacobs, explained the agenda topics. The group discussed the current allocations. Commissioner Hill would like a more detailed description of what ICOY does for the Commission.

B. FY15 Allocations (including JJ Council Phase II Implementation Grants)
Executive Director, Heidi Mueller explained the current allocations and how year to year this process moves forward.

V. Development of JABG Proposal Review Process and Criteria

Planning and Grants
Chairman Jacobs explained the proposal review process. The JABG Applications are due April 22nd and will be reviewed on April 24th by the Planning and Grants Committee and then will make recommendations for funding to the Executive Committee for final approval, per the approval of the full Commission. The group discussed the different topics and finalized the scoring matrix with a few changes. Commissioner Biehl motioned to approve the JABG Review Process, with the noted changes. Commissioner Velasquez seconded the motion. All in favor, motion passed.

VI. Project Implementation Updates

No updates noted.

VII. New Business

Susan Witkin asked about the date for the next IJJC meeting. The original meeting date was May 14th. That date was changed to May 21st due to the “Reconnecting the Pathways” conference. That conference has been moved to June 2nd-4th. Next IJJC meeting will be held on May 14th.

VIII. Adjourn

Commissioner Hill motioned to adjourn. Commissioner Jacobs seconded the motion. Meeting adjourned at 11:25.