March 7, 2019 BOD Meeting Minutes

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

Board Members Present:                                                    

  • T. Rekar, Vice President
  • T. Kippel, Sgt-at-Arms
  • J. Carson, Treasurer
  • R. Williamson, Secretary
  • P. Farmer
  • D. Holland
  • P. Malchow
  • M. Peterson
  • T. Toth
  • B. Walsh
  • L. Warnes
  • S. Carbonara-Ramos


  • J. Somosky, President

Staff Members Present:

  • S. Dillon, Executive Director
  • R. Keller, Office Manager
  • J. Newsome, Staff Attorney
  • G. Steinkirschner, CSPD Chaplain

Meeting called to order at 11:00am

Guest: City Council Candidate Wayne Williams: Mr. Williams requested a meeting with the Board to better understand concerns of local law enforcement. Topics discussed included infrastructure, homelessness, and economic vitality.

General Member Concerns: None brought forward.

Chiefs Meeting Update:

  1. Detective Pay Differential: brought before the Chiefs at last Chiefs meeting; was determined to be premature as additional information is needed. After additional discussion during the Board meeting, the Board decided to shift focus to exploring concerns of specialized units and how those are best addressed; to be brought forward at next Chiefs meeting.
  2. Costs associated with subpoenas for lateral officers:to be covered by the agency issuing the subpoena.
  3. 90 Day Vacation Rule: Extended to 120 days.

Work Comp/Risk Management: As board liaison, Drew Holland is developing informational materials on most frequently asked work comp/risk management-related questions.


Board approved purchase of tickets for Junior Achievement dinner honoring public safety personnel, including Officer Cem Duzel.

  • 1st: R. Williamson
  • 2nd: B. Walsh
  • 10 in favor/2 opposed

Board voted not to endorse candidates for City Council given short timeline to election.

  • 1st: R. Williamson
  • 2nd: T. Toth
  • All approve

Letter of opposition submitted to State Senate Judiciary committee regarding HB19-1119, the internal affairs transparency bill.

Financial Report: Approval of February financial Report:

  • 1st: B. Walsh
  • 2nd: T. Toth
  • All approved
Investment Accts.     February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 September 2018
Checking $111,644.96 $139,043.88 $104,181.59 $105,055.68 $107,134.95 $86,993.91
Gen. Invested Fund $322,721.28 $313,501.20 $302,021.36 $314,799.53 $308,654.10 $325,149.30
Fallen Officers Fd. $153,821.08 $149,348.24 $143,763.36 $150,048.73 $147,348.39 $154,185.72
Totals $588,187.32 $601,893.32 $549,966.31 $569,903.94 $563,137.44 $566,328.93


Small Donor Account:                               January 2019                      January 2018

                                                                            $24,244.00                           $ 29,244.00

Meeting adjourned at 12:53pm