Dane County  
Meeting Agenda - Final  
Equal Opportunity Commission  
Who benefits? Who is burdened?  
Who does not have a voice at the table?  
How can policymakers mitigate unintended consequences?  
Tuesday, February 13, 2024  
5:30 PM  
Hybrid Meeting: Attend in person at the City  
County Building in Room 356; attend virtually  
via Zoom.  
See below for additional instructions on how to attend the meeting and provide public  
Interpreters must be requested in advance; please see the bottom of the agenda for more information.  
Los intérpretes deben solicitarse con anticipación; consulte el final de la agenda para obtener más  
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The February 13, 2024, Equal Opportunity Commission meeting will be a hybrid meeting. Members of the  
public can either attend in person or virtually via Zoom.  
The public can attend in person at the City County Building Room 356.  
The public can access the meeting virtually with the Zoom application or by telephone.  
To join the meeting in Zoom, click the following link (after you fill out the form, the meeting link and  
access information will be emailed to you):  
This link will be active until the end of the meeting.  
To join the meeting by phone, dial-in using one of the following three toll-free phone numbers:  
When prompted, enter the following Webinar ID: 938 4584 9658  
IN PERSON: Any members of the public wishing to register to speak on/support/oppose an agenda item  
can register in person at the meeting using paper registration forms. IT IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO  
In person registrations to provide public comment will be accepted throughout the meeting.  
VIRTUAL: Any members of the public wishing to register to speak on/support/oppose an agenda item  
MUST REGISTER USING THE LINK ABOVE (even if you plan to attend using your phone). Virtual  
registrations to provide public comment will be accepted until 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the  
In order to testify (provide public comment) virtually, you must be in attendance at the meeting via Zoom  
or phone, you will then either be unmuted or promoted to a panelist and provided time to speak to the  
If you want to submit a written comment for this meeting, or send handouts for board members, please  
send them to: OEI@countyofdane.com  
A. Call To Order  
B. Public Comment on Items not on the Agenda  
C. Consideration of Minutes  
2023 MIN-503 EOC Minutes 01-30-24  
D. Action Items  
E. Presentations  
HVZ representative unable to attend, see staff report for additional  
F. Reports to Committee  
1. Chair's Report  
The EOC Chair will summarize meeting and other related  
activities on behalf of the Commission since the last  
Commission meeting. For information only. Any item raised for  
future discussion will be posted on the next agenda. Update  
from County Executives’ Office.  
2. Vice Chair's Report  
2023 RPT-511 Vice-Chair Report  
3. EOC Staff Report  
2023 RPT-512 EOC Staff Report FEBRUARY/2024  
4. 2023 Henry Vilas Zoo Workplace Plan - 9/22/23 (most recent)  
HVZ representative is unable to attend the February 13, 2024,  
EOC meeting due to prior commitments. As per Executive Zoo  
Director, Ronda Schwetz, they appreciate EOC's interest in the  
Zoo's success. See zoo-related attachments.  
2023 RPT-434 Henry Vilas Zoo Workplace Plan  
2023 RPT-510 SP-2c Henry Vilas Zoo Strategic Plan 1 - Pager  
2023 RPT-509 S-4 Staff Retention 2024  
2023 RPT-508 GI-6 Mission Statement  
2023 RPT-263 About niNA Collective  
Update on the HVZ working with niNA Collective, this did not  
occur and will not occur after a two-year wait from the zoo.  
G. Future Meeting Items and Dates  
Next EOC Hybrid meeting - Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 5:30 pm  
H. Such Other Business as Allowed by Law  
I. Adjourn  
NOTE: If you need an interpreter, translator, materials in alternate formats or other accommodations  
to access this service, activity or program, please call the phone number below at least three business  
days prior to the meeting.  
NOTA: Si necesita un intérprete, un traductor, materiales en formatos alternativos u otros arreglos  
para acceder a este servicio, actividad o programa, comuníquese al número de teléfono que figura a  
continuación tres días hábiles como mínimo antes de la reunión.  
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sib tham.  
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