Title: City Hall, 165 Church Street, 2nd Floor Meeting Room 2
Description: Opening Remarks - Meeting called to order by Barbara Carroll at 6:15 P.M.
A. Roll call/Attendance by Mary Blair
11 Present: Doug Hausladen, Barbara Carroll, Catherine Gootkin, Frank Cochran, George E. Carter Wayne Hobbs, Maureen O’Sullivan, Robert Spirito, Mary Blair
1 Absent: Reverend Walter Johnson, Evelise Riberio, Shirley W. Washington, Reginald Thomas
Staff: Roderick Williams Assistant Corporation Counsel
Guest: Captain Denise Blanchard, OIC Internal Affairs; Marcus Paca, BOA, Ward 24
B. Agenda Review
Motion to accept agenda - Mary Blair; second, Catherine Gootkin; unanimous approval.
C. Review of Minutes
Motion to accept minutes with correction of Maureen O’Sullivan not in attendance at January meeting, Catherine Gootkin; second Mary Blair; unanimous approval.
D. Internal Affairs Statistical Report & Remarks
Complaints filed to date in 2010 are twelve (12) C cases & one (1) I case. Eleven (11) cases closed since last CRB meeting. Sergeant Robin Higgins joined IA as an investigator.
Retirement party for Chief Lewis & Asst. Chief Gillespie - Monday, Feb 22, 2010, Anthony’s Ocean View.
E. Case Assignments – Eleven closed cases were assigned to Panels A & B.
F. New Business
Maureen O’Sullivan is now Board of Aldermen CRB representative causing a vacancy at Quinnipiac East. Q East will need to elect/appoint a replacement.
Corp. Council had Annual Disclosure Forms for City of NH filled out by members in attendance.
G. Unfinished Business
Doug Hausladen - motion to hold CRB meetings at City Hall monthly; second, Wayne Hobbs; 1 in favor - 9 opposed.
Mary Blair - motion for CRB meetings to alternate between NHPD & City Hall; second, Wayne Hobbs: Motion carried, 9/1 to alternate CRB meetings between NHPD & City Hall.
H. Subcommittee Reports – BOPC/Nacole – members not present: No reports
Panel A Chair – Some assigned cases have not yet been read.
Panel B Chair – All assigned cases have been read by 2 members of Panel B
ByLaws - Bylaws committee reviewed of sections 3.4 (d1), 3.6 & 3.9. Proposal for clarifications were discussed. Motion to table vote on changes until March meeting by Frank Cochran; second, Wayne Hobbs; unanimous approval.
Management Teams – Wooster Square to hold “farewell to Chief Lewis” as benefit for Police Athletic League (PAL), Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, 4:00pm at Smoothie Building on Olive Street.
Policy& Procedures - Committee to compile a new member training information packet.
Motion to adjourn by Mary Blair; second by Frank Cochran; unanimous approval. Adjourned at 7:45 P.M.
Next Civilian Review Board meeting is Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 6:00PM
New Haven Police Department, One Union Avenue, 3rd Flr Conference Room