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Executive Committee Meeting

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

July 12, 2021 at 9:00 AM
41550 Eclectic St.  Palm Desert, CA  92260
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In order to meet Brown Act requirements, items may be added to the agenda only upon decision by a majority of the Board of Directors to add the item because of a need for immediate action.

Motion:          Second:         Approved:       Opposed:        Abstention Name(s):

III. Approval of the Executive Committee Draft Minutes for June 14, 2021 (Attach.#1).

Motion:          Second:         Approved:       Opposed:        Abstention Name(s):

Public Comments: All persons wishing to speak may contact RAP (Mreyes@RAPFoundation.org) for instructions on how to participate and be recognized at the appropriate time. General comments regarding non- agenda items will be called for at this time. Specific comments regarding agenda items will be called for during discussion of each item. Please be prepared to limit your remarks to 3 minutes.

V. New Business – Action Required
     A. Review and make recommendation regarding the Fiscal Agent “Services Agreement” created by Brian Yacker, JD/CPA, Partner,           Nonprofit Services with Baker Tilly
     The RAP Board authorized the CEO to enter into an agreement with Brian Yacker to proceed with a plan for RAP to offer the Fiscal Agent and       Fiscal Sponsor services.  Mr. Yacker previously provided the Services Agreement and the Committee’s revisions were shared with him.             Attached (Attach #2) is the updated Agreement.

 Per the Executive Committee’s direction, the CEO notified the disbanded DLF board of the Committee’s recommendation to utilize Desert Legal Funds (DLF) of $14,500 to cover the cost of Brian Yacker’s work.  The disbanded board members are supportive of this recommendation.

Staff Recommendation:  To recommend approval of the Services Agreement and to utilize DLF funds to cover the costs.

Motion: Second:         Approved:       Opposed:        Abstention Name(s):

B. The Annual Report for FY 2020-21 is required by the County of Riverside(Attach#3).

Staff Recommendation:  To recommend that the Board adopt the Report and submit to the Executive Office of Riverside County.

C. Current RAP bylaws addresses Advisory Committees’ authority (Attach. #4). The Executive Committee will consider possible changes, for example: requiring that all potential legal issues be directed to the Executive Committee prior to the item being presented/addressed by the Board.

Staff Recommendation:  Provide input to the Governance Committee for them to modify the Bylaws for Executive Committee/Board consideration.

VI. Board Member/Staff Comments

 VII.  Closed Session:
Personnel:  CEO Evaluation Template was created by the Governance Committee over several meetings utilizing input from Committee and board members.

 VIII.   SCHEDULE next meeting for September 13th at 9:00 AM MEETING

 IX. ADJOURNMENT: Agenda Posting: Agendas will be posted on the Foundation website – www.RAPFoundation.org – a minimum of 72 hours prior to the meeting date. All public record documents for matters on the open session of the Agenda are available for inspection three days prior to the meeting date on the website. If a public record document that relates to a matter on the open session of the Agenda is distributed less than 72 hours prior to the meeting date, the public record document shall be available for inspection upon request.  This agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


July 12
9:00 am - 11:00 am