Box 7, Folder 12, Document 11

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Box 7, Folder 12, Document 11

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I. Minority Contractor Institute Proposal. After the history,
current status and details of the Minority Contractors Institute
proposal were presented and discuss ed, the Exe cutive Committee
approved the proposal with the understanding that an advisory
committee made up of all e leme nts of the Coalition will be
formed and consulted. Attached is the proposal.
II. Dates of Future Steering and Exe cutive Committee Meetings.
The attached list of dates was app~oved.
III. Terms of Office f or Steering and Executive Committee Members .
At the present time Steering Committee members do not serve any
fixed term.
The proposal was for two-ye ar terms to be e stablished
for all Steering Committee members and that they be eligible for
The only exc ep tions to the two-year rule would be for those
members who hold public office or are of ficers o f private
organizations. Their term o f o ffice would b e limite d to the
term of their non-coalition position.
In order to initiate this system, ·it was pioposed that the
Chairman be empowered to assign terms of office to all current
Steering Committee members. ·
The proposal was approved by the Executive Commi ttee.
copy is attached.
IV. Nominating Committee Report. Three categories were prese nted
Mayors, Businessmen, a nd Mexican-Americans.
Mayors - Nine names representing a range o f g e ography
and party were presented. The entire l ist was approve d
with the autho rity to approach individuals as vacanc ies
occur until the li s t is exhausted.
Businessmen - The list was accepted with one addition
from the floor.
It was also sugge ste d that some
a d ditiona l n a me s r e p~e s e nting the financial community
b e adde d. This was agreed to a nd addit i ona l n a mes will
be circulated.
It was also propos e d to enlarge busine ss repre s e ntation
on the Exe cutive Committe e by three and on the St eering
Committee b y s ~v e n. The li s t o f n a mes a nd the
enlarg ement o f the Steer i ng and Exec ut ive Committee was
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In addition, the Executive Committee authorized the
Chairman to approach individuals on the list as
vacancies occur until the list is exhausted. Care
will be exercised in assuring that geography and
types of industry are fairly represented in the
complexion of the committees.
Mexican-American - Two candidates were submitted and
approved by the Executive Committee.
Announcements - An announcement of the nominees for
the Steering Committee will be made after they have
been contacted and have accepted.
Housing. A report of the Housing Task Force was presented
which outlined the principal effort the Task Force wished to
take in the housing field.
The report was approved by the Executive Committee, a copy
of which is attached .
Whereupon, at 5:25 p.m. the meeting was adjourned.

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