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Executive Committee Meeting

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

June 8, 2020 at 9:00 AM
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CALL-IN Information 1 669 900 6833 Meeting ID:  874 1092 6598

This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means only.  There will not be a physical location.  Members of the public may be able to participate by telephone, using the following dial-in information:  CALL-IN Information 1 669 900 6833 Meeting ID:  874 1092 6598 Reasonable accommodation:  Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting may request assistance by emailing MReyes@RAPFoundation.org.  Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting start time will enable us to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting.

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): 

  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.

IV. New Business – Action May Be Required
A. Approval of the May 11 Draft Minutes. ( #1)

Staff RecommendationTo approve the Draft Minutes as submitted.

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

B. Review and Recommend Renewal of Insurance Policies (Attach. #2)

    • Employees Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) and Directors and Officers (D&O)
    • Commercial Umbrella
    • General Liability and Property
    • Professional Liability

Staff Recommendation:  To recommend to the Board that they authorize the CEO to renew the four Insurance Policies listed above that are due to expire June 30.

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

C. Resolution No. 2020- Policy COVID –19 Safety Measures for Employees, Tenants, and customers    The Facilities Committee reviewed a draft of ideas for Safety Measures which was the basis for this document.  (Attach. #3)

Staff Recommendation:  To recommend to the Board to adopt this Policy to set guidelines for reopening the building for use.

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

D. Evaluation of Banking services for possible transfer of Operations Funds
The Finance Committee directed the CEO and Board Treasurer to evaluate the services offered  by Pacific Premier and First Republic Bank for discussion and possible transfer of “ Operating” funds.

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

E   Riverside University Health System – Public Health contacted RAP to inquire if we would be interested in providing     services for two programs :
1. City of Blythe Tobacco Retail Permitting ( #4A) Implement strategies to build support for a tobacco retail permitting policy in Blythe.  This is a 2 year (fiscal) grant for the total amount up to $49,900.  RAP could hire a person/subcontract with a local partner to provide the services.

 2. Tobacco-Free Coalition Engagement- Coachella Valley ( #4B). A two year (fiscal) grant for up to $49,900 for RAP to hire/subcontract with an entity to cultivate active partnerships with adult groups/organizations that represent ethnic/cultural diversity of the CV.

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

F. To allow Lift to Rise to submit an application for the “Rental Assistance” Collaborative Fund     utilizing our regular Grants Process.  – The Board adopted the 2020-21 Funding Priorities which includes a “place holder” for $50,000 for Stabilizing Families due to COVID-19 impact.

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

G. County Agreement Status

 V. Closed Session –    Personnel Employment Benefits
 VII.   SCHEDULE July 13, 2020 at 9 MEETING

Future agenda topics:  Fiscal Agency services.    Ideas from board members.

VIII.     ADJOURNMENTAgenda 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, at the same time it is distributed, at the address:  41550 Eclectic St.  Palm Desert, CA  92260.  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.


June 8
9:00 am - 10:00 pm