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File #: 65569    Version: 1 Name: Recommending that the Common Council Approve the Revised Independent Police Monitor Description.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/17/2021 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 6/15/2021 Final action: 6/15/2021
Enactment date: 6/18/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00440
Title: Recommending that the Common Council Approve the Revised Independent Police Monitor Description.
Sponsors: Syed Abbas
Attachments: 1. 2FINAL tracked changes Independent Police Monitor description.pdf, 2. 65569 proposed amendment by Ald Carter.pdf, 3. 6-15-21 Written Public Comment 65569.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution recommends that the Common Council approve a revised position description for the Independent Police Monitor position. The 2021 adopted operating budget includes funding for the salary and benefits for the position and the description changes are not anticipated to change the salary range. No additional appropriation is required.
Title
Recommending that the Common Council Approve the Revised Independent Police Monitor Description.
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WHEREAS, on June 16, 2020, the Common Council directed that Independent Civilian Oversight, as recommended by the MPD Ad Hoc Committee, be created by October 6, 2020, and established the Alder Workgroup on the Logistics and Operational Details for MPD Independent Civilian Oversight (“Alder Workgroup”) to create an ordinance, identify budget and other support for the Civilian Oversight Board, identify community organizations to nominate some Civilian Oversight Board members, and create a timeline and process for recruitment of COB members and hiring of the Independent Police Monitor (RES-20-0459); and,

WHEREAS, the Workgroup created a Resolution (RES-20-00632) appropriating funding in 2020 to support the Board and the Monitor, including a position description for the Monitor (Legistar File Number 60617); and,

WHEREAS the Alder Workgroup finalized the Independent Monitor position description and recommended the use of the City’s Equitable Hiring Tool after the Police Civilian Oversight Board is established and confirmed, but prior to the recruitment and selection of the Independent Monitor; and,

WHEREAS, on September 1, 2020, the Common Council adopted the Independent Police Monitor position description as drafted by the Alder Workgroup as part of RES-20-00632; and,

WHEREAS, the Police Civilian Oversight Board began meeting in November 2020; and,

WHEREAS, the Police Civilian Oversight Board created an Equitable Hiring Tool Taskforce, consisting of four Board members, as well as City staf...

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