Town Council Workshop and Special Meeting June 22, 2020

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Town Council Workshop 00:06:10

Welcome from Chair Adams


Public Comment 00:11:20

Public comments regarding Welcoming Resolution, Racism, and Racial Inequality


Review of Resolution of June 13, 2017 01:12:00

Town Council discussion on the need to reaffirm or change Welcoming Resolution.


Town Signage 01:55:27

Council discussion on approving basic language for some kind of sign in town. Potential proposed text for such a sign being “Cape rejects racism. Hate has no place here.”


Referral of New Committee to Appointments Cmte. 02:32:07

Task the Appointments Committee or an ad hoc subcommittee of the council with developing a charge for a to-be-appointed (through normal appointments process) Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee to focus on issues relating but not limited to racial injustice and creating a positive and welcoming environment for all people in Cape Elizabeth.


Defunding Police Discussion 02:52:42

Council discussion on the defund the police concept.


Workshop Adjourns 03:08:30


Town Council Special Meeting June 22, 2020 03:09:40

Special meeting begins at the conclusion of the Workshop.


Public Comment on Non Agenda Items 03:10:43


Public Comment on Item #93-2020 03:13:07

The Town Council may take action based on items under discussion at the workshop held prior to this Town Council meeting.


Item #93-2020 Town Council Discussion 03:20:00

The Town Council may take action based on items under discussion at the workshop held prior to this Town Council meeting.


Motion to Change Resolution 03:20:11

Changes and Reaffirmation of RESOLUTION WELCOMING ALL PEOPLE INTO OUR COMMUNITY


Town Manager Authorized to Produce Signs 03:22:40

Motion to authorize Town Manager to produce temporary signs stating "Cape Rejects Racism."


Appointments Committee Charge 03:23:45

Motion to refer the creation of a new committee to address racism and and inequality to the Appointments Committee


Town Manager Update 03:25:18

Update on possible exposure to COVID-19 in Town Hall.


Motion to Adjourn 03:26:30