Dane County  
Meeting Agenda - Final  
Equal Opportunity Commission  
Consider:  
Who benefits? Who is burdened?  
Who does not have a voice at the table?  
How can policymakers mitigate unintended consequences?  
Tuesday, September 13, 2022  
5:30 PM  
Virtual Zoom Meeting: See top of agenda for  
instructions on how to join webinar or call in by  
phone.  
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  
información.  
Yuav tsuam tau thov txog cov neeg txhais lus hau ntej; thov saib hauv qab kawg ntawm qhov txheej  
txheem rau cov ntaub ntawv ntxiv.  
The 09/13/2022 Equal Opportunity Commission meeting is being held virtually. The public can access the  
meeting 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):  
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_a4QTn91_T8SNxo3nk2VfpA  
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:  
1-833-548-0276  
1-833-548-0282  
1-888-788-0099  
When prompted, enter the following Webinar ID: 937 3788 7704  
If you want to submit a written comment for this meeting, or send handouts for committee members,  
please send them to OEI@countyofdane.com  
PROCESS TO PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT: 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).  
In order to testify (provide public comment), 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  
body.  
Registrations to provide public comment will be accepted until 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the  
meeting.  
-This meeting is being recorded.  
-We continue to hold meetings remotely and that necessitates procedures that recognize the limitations  
of the technology.  
-Please stay muted when NOT speaking  
-If supervisors or commissioners have a question or comment, it will be noted in the chat box and the  
supervisor or commissioner will be recognized in the order they are in the chat box.  
-The chat box is a public record and should only be used for official business.  
-There may be lengthy pauses throughout the meeting in order to allow ample opportunity for  
supervisors or commissioners to enter info in the chat box.  
-I have asked ____________ to make the motion and _____ to second items for discussion of the item.  
-We will continue to have the vote be unanimous unless it is noted in the chat that someone objects or  
abstains or a roll call vote is asked for.  
-Follow the same meeting decorum as you would at an in-person meeting  
-Turn on your webcam  
-Everything you do is visible to the public  
-Civility involves the display of respect for those who have positions with which one disagrees. It is a  
foundational principle in democratic debate, and is required to prevent the disruption of our  
responsibility to develop solutions for our community’s challenges. We expect civility throughout the  
meeting by members of the body and members of the public.  
-Any behavior and speech that disrupts the orderly conduct of business by the commission will not be  
tolerated. This includes making threatening statements, or insulting remarks, excessively loud or  
disruptive conduct, repeatedly speaking in excess of allotted time or about matters not germane to the  
agenda item. Failure to comply may result in removal from the meeting.  
-Meeting is being conducted virtually and is being recorded  
-Public comments are welcomed and will be heard when the item members of the public registered for  
is before the board  
-Identify yourself prior to speaking  
-Address questions to the chair  
A. Call To Order  
B. Public Comment on Items not on the Agenda  
C. Consideration of Minutes  
2021 MIN-659 EOC Minutes 02-09-2022  
Attachments:  
D. Action Items  
1. Voting on 2022 EOC Chair and Vice-Chair  
2. Voting on 2022 EOC meeting dates  
2022 RPT-255 2022 EOC Tentative Meeting Dates  
Attachments:  
3. Voting on 2022 EOC Executive meeting dates  
2022 RPT-256 2022 EOC Executive Tentative Meeting Dates  
Attachments:  
4. Nomination for Secretary EOC Executive meeting  
E. Presentations  
F. Reports to Committee  
1. Chair's Report  
The EOC Chair will summarize meeting and other related activies 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. Staff Report  
a. OEI's complaint process on OEI's website  
b. OEI's formal complaint process-Request-what does it look like? Actual investigation,  
process, redacted investigation of full complaint.  
2021 RPT-534 2021 OEI Investigation Procedures  
Attachments:  
2022 RPT-002 Example Complaint Letter from OEI to staff  
Attachments:  
c. OEI's process through Manager of Policy and Program Improvement  
d. Follow up regarding collaborating with OEI Advisory and City EOC  
3. OEI follow up regarding discrimination complaints or Highway and Zoo Departments.  
2021 RPT-955 OEI-EOC Complaints - Highway/Zoo Departments 03/2022  
Attachments:  
a. Highway workplace discrimination, number of complaints from people of color.  
b. Zoo workplace discrimination, number of complaints from people of color.  
c. What is County's stance/consorted conversation regarding Employee Group  
Representation (EGR) on following up on these discrimination matters?  
G. Report from Executive Committee  
H. Future Meeting Items and Dates  
1. Next EOC meeting-Thursday, October 13, 2022  
2. Invite Sheriff Barrett from Dane County Sheriff's Department and Vue Yang, Legal  
Director Dane County Child Support Agency  
I. Such Other Business as Allowed by Law  
J. 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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hom ntawv los sis lwm cov kev pab kom siv tau cov kev pab, cov kev ua ub no (activity) los sis qhov  
kev pab cuam, thov hu rau tus xov tooj hauv qab yam tsawg peb hnub ua hauj lwm ua ntej yuav tuaj  
sib tham.  
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