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MICRC Committee Meeting - Apr. 16, 2021
Meeting Notice - Apr. 16, 2021
Agenda - Apr. 16, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes -
Written Public Comment - Apr. 16, 2021
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials -
Resolution - Offer Contracts to Promotional Consultants -  Apr. 13, 2021
Public Hearings and town hall forums
Draft Regular Commission Meeting Agenda during Public Hearing Weeks

MICRC Committee Meeting - Apr. 15, 2021
Meeting Notice - Apr. 15, 2021
Agenda - April 15, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes -
Written Public Comment - Apr. 15, 2021
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials -
Bids for Video Production Services
Resolution Bids for Video Production Services
Resolution to Reconsider Vote on Resolution Apr. 1, 2021
Resolution Apr. 10, 2021 to Extend VRA Legal Counsel Contract
Legacy Format Data Submission Apr. 14, 2021
Resolution April 11, 2021 Add Language to Request for Relief from MI Supreme Court
> Draft Communications and Outreach Plan Apr. 12
Resolution Apr. 4, 2021 Communications and Outreach Plan
Members Responsibility Matrix Apr. 12, 2021
> MICRC Market Research

MICRC Committee Meeting - Apr. 8, 2021
Meeting Notice - Apr. 8, 2021
Agenda - Apr. 8, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes - Apr. 8, 2021
Written Public Comment - Apr. 8, 2021
Transcript - Apr. 8, 2021
Other Meeting Materials -
Proposed VRA Counsel Interview Questions
Resolution Approve VRA Legal Counsel Consultant
PR Consultant Bid SE Michigan
> PR Consultant Bid except SE Michigan
Resolution Issue Bid Requests for Promotional Consultants
Resolution Revised Public Hearing Dates and Locations
Resolution Contracts with Venues for Public Hearings
Remote and Hybrid Meeting Procedures draft
Resolution Remote and Hybrid Meetings
Resolution Lost Stolen Damaged State Equipment Policy
Lost Stolen Equipment Policy Draft
FY Budget as of 3/31/2021
MIchigan Pledge and Land Acknowledgments
Policy for Approval of Expenses - Approved
Commission Members Responsibility Matrix - Mar. 30
> Proposed Communications and Outreach Plan

MICRC Committee Meeting - Mar. 30, 2021
Meeting Notice - Mar. 30, 2021
Agenda - Mar. 30, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes - Mar. 30, 2021
Written Public Comment - Mar. 30, 2021
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials -
Bryan Sells VRA RFP Submission
Clark Hill VRA RFP Submission
Crimcard VRA RFP Submission
Federal Compliance VRA RFP Submission
Honigman VRA RFP Submission
Tueth VRA RFP Submission
Voting Rights Act Legal Counsel RFP
Sandler VRA RFP Submission Part 1
Sandler VRA RFP Submission Part 2
> Vendor Ranking and Rationale

MICRC Meeting - Mar. 30, 2021
Meeting Notice - Mar. 30, 2021
Agenda - Mar. 30, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes - Mar. 30, 2021
Written Public Comment - Mar. 30, 2021
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials -
> Resolution - Revised Public Hearing Schedule and Locations
> Resolution - Invitations for Presentations by VRA Legal Counsel Firms
> Resolution - Approve Continued Electronic "Virtual" Meetings
> Commission Member Responsibilities
> Memo - Extend Virtual Meetings
Public Hearings Itinerary and Schedule

MICRC Meeting - Mar. 25, 2021
Meeting Notice - Mar. 25, 2021
Agenda - Mar. 25, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes - Mar. 25, 2021
Written Public Comment - Mar. 25, 2021
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials -
Memo Proposed Extension Dates final Submitted Mar 23
Resolution - Date Relief for MI Supreme Court Petition
> Acronyms
Orientation Glossary
Executive Assistant Job Posting 
Resolution - Strategic Plan
Draft Strategic Plan
> Sunshine Resolution
> Communications Policy

MICRC Meeting - Mar. 18, 2021
Meeting Notice - Mar. 18, 2021
Agenda - Mar. 18, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes - Mar. 18, 2021
Written Public Comment - Mar. 18, 2021
Transcript - Mar. 18, 2021
Other Meeting Materials -
Resolution Finalize EDS Appendix and Contract
> Resolution Logo
> Sunshine Week Resolution Text
> Sunshine Week Resolution

MICRC Meeting - Mar. 11, 2021
Meeting Notice - Mar. 11, 2021
Agenda - Mar. 11, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes - Mar. 11, 2021
Written Public Comment - Mar. 11, 2021
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials -
> Resolution - Budget - Feb. 13, 2021
Resolution Public Hearing Locations - Feb. 12, 2021
> Draft FY Budget as of Mar. 9, 2021
Public Hearing Proposed Locations
Communications and Outreach Planning

MICRC Meeting - Mar. 5, 2021
Meeting Notice - Mar. 5, 2021
Agenda - Mar. 5, 2021
Approved Minutes - Mar. 5, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Mar. 5, 2021
Written Public Comment - Mar. 5, 2021
Transcript - Mar. 5, 2021
Other Meeting Materials -
Turning Maps Into Ballots PowerPoint Presentation
Resolution Action Regarding Census Delay
Resolution Marketing Contract
Revised Public Hearings Schedule
Resolutions Public Hearings Locations
Vendor Questions and Answers VRA draft Submitted March 3
Resolution Approving the Line Drawing Firm

MICRC Meeting - Mar. 4, 2021
Meeting Notice - Mar. 4, 2021
Agenda - Mar. 4, 2021
Approved Minutes - Mar. 4, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Mar. 4, 2021
Written Public Comment - Mar. 4, 2021
Transcript - Mar. 4, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
MICRC Resolution Approving the Line Drawing Firm
Revised Proposed Timeline for Engaging VRA Consultant

MICRC Meeting - Feb. 25, 2021 
Meeting Notice - Feb. 25, 2021
Agenda - Feb. 25, 2021
Approved Minutes - Feb. 25, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Feb. 25,2021
Written Public Comment - Feb. 25, 2021
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials - 
DRAFT Revised VRA RFP - Feb. 24, 2021
Proposed Feb. 23, 2021 MICRC Minutes Line Drawing and Redistricting Technical Services Committee
Resolution Feb. 7, 2021 Invitation for Presentations by Mapping Firms to the MICRC
VRA  Legal Counsel RFP Personnel Appendix

MICRC Committee Meeting - Feb. 23, 2021 
Meeting Notice - Feb. 23, 2021 
Agenda - Feb. 23, 2021
Approved Minutes - Feb. 23, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Feb. 23, 2021
Written Public Comment - Feb. 23, 2021
Transcript - Feb. 23, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
Election Data Services
> Redistricting Partners
RelA2ve
> Haystaq
Proposed Line Drawing and Redistricting Technical Services Committee

MICRC Meeting - Feb. 18, 2021
Meeting Notice - Feb. 18, 2021
Agenda - Feb. 18, 2021
Approved Minutes - Feb. 18, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Feb. 18, 2021
Written Public Comment - Feb. 18, 2021
Transcript - Feb. 18, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
FOIA Policy Draft 2
FOIA Form - Draft 2
Resolution FOIA Procedures and Guidelines
Communication Policy - Draft 2
Resolution - Communication Policy
Procurement Review Procedures and Guidelines Draft 2
Resolution 2 - Procurement Procedures and Guidelines
Marketing and Advertising Statement of Work
> Memo - Princeton Draft Budget
> Public Hearings PPT

MICRC Meeting - Feb. 11, 2021
Meeting Notice - Feb. 11, 2021
Agenda - Feb. 11, 2021
Approved Minutes - 
Proposed Minutes - Feb. 11, 2021
Written Public Comment - Feb. 11, 2021
Transcript - Feb. 11, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
> 2021 Key Dates
> Communications Policy Draft
> FOIA Policy Draft
Memo OMA Guidance for Attending Meetings and Conferences
Resolution - Discharge Personnel Search Committees
Resolution to Approve Communication Policy
Resolution to Approve FOIA Procedures and Guidelines
RFP Review Policy Draft 1 - Feb. 10, 2021
FOIA Presentation
Presentation on Communications Policy and Goals
Presentation on Selecting Consultants

MICRC Meeting - Feb. 4, 2021
Meeting Notice - Feb. 4, 2021
Agenda - Feb. 4, 2021
Approved Minutes - Feb. 4, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Feb. 4, 2021
Written Public Comment - Feb. 4, 2021
Transcript - Feb. 4, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
> Rules of Procedure - Feb. 2, 2021
> Proposal - Rules of Procedure - Feb. 1, 2021
> Adopted - Rules of Procedure - Feb. 4, 2021
Proposed Timelines for Engaging Consultants

MICRC Meeting - Jan. 30, 2021
Meeting Notice - Jan. 30, 2021
Agenda - Jan. 30, 2021
Approved Minutes - Jan. 30, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Jan. 30, 2021
Written Public Comment - Jan. 30, 2021
Transcript - Jan. 30, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
Mapping RFP Vendor Questions
Resolution - Rules of Procedure - Jan. 08, 2021
Updated Commissioner Responsibility Chart - Jan. 28, 2021
Resolution ICRC RFP for VRA Legal Counsel - Jan. 07, 2021

MICRC Meeting - Jan. 28, 2021
Meeting Notice - Jan. 28, 2021
Agenda - Jan. 28, 2021
Approved Minutes - Jan. 28, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Jan. 28, 2021
Written Public Comment - Jan. 28, 2021
Transcript - Jan. 28, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
> Proposed 2021 Meeting Schedule
> Proposed 2021 Key Dates
> Draft Rules of Procedure
Budget FY 2021 as of Jan. 26, 2021
Links to VRA Refresher and Continued Education
> Members Responsibilities as of Jan. 21, 2021

MICRC Meeting - Jan. 21, 2021
Meeting Notice - Jan. 21, 2021
Agenda - Jan. 21, 2021
Approved Minutes - Jan. 21, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Jan. 21, 2021
Written Public Comment - Jan. 21, 2021
Transcript - Jan. 21, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
> Resolution - Hiring of Communications and Outreach Director
> Resolution - Approval of RFP for line drawing
> Continuing Education
Rob Suber PowerPoint on Redistricting Tools & RFP

MICRC Meeting Jan. 14, 2021
Meeting Notice - Jan. 14, 2021
Agenda - Jan. 14, 2021
Approved Minutes - Jan. 14, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Jan. 14, 2021
Written Public Comment - Jan. 14, 2021
Transcript - Jan. 14, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
> The Big Picture Timeline

MICRC Meeting - Jan. 12, 2021
Meeting Notice - Jan. 12, 2021
Agenda - Jan. 12, 2021
Approved Minutes - Jan. 12, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Jan. 12, 2021
Written Public Comment - Jan. 12, 2021
Transcript - Jan. 12, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
> Conflicts of Interest PPTX
Communications and Outreach Director Interview Questions
Communications Director Candidates online presence 
> Communications and Outreach Director Candidate Applications and Supplemental Materials
> Bill Froehlich 
Janet Lebson 
Walter Sorg 
Edward Woods

MICRC Meeting - Jan. 7, 2021
Meeting Notice - Jan. 7, 2021
Agenda - Jan. 7, 2021
Approved Minutes - Jan. 7, 2021
Proposed Minutes - Jan. 7, 2021
Written Public Comment - Jan. 7, 2021
Transcript - Jan. 7, 2021
Other Meeting Materials - 
Hiring of General Counsel
Interview recommendations for Communications and Outreach Director
Policy for approval or expenses
Staff Organizational Chart
Commissioner Correspondence
> Communications and Outreach Director Candidate Applications and Supplemental Materials
> Bill Froehlich 
Sonja Howell 
Amy Hybels 
Janet Lebson 
Walter Sorg 
Edward Woods 
> Andrea Taylor (withdrew candidacy)

MICRC Meeting - Dec. 17, 2020
Meeting Notice - Dec. 17, 2020
Agenda - Dec. 17, 2020
Approved Minutes - Dec. 17, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Dec. 17, 2020
Written Public Comment - Dec. 17, 2020
Transcript - Dec. 17, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Commissioner Responsibility Matrix

MICRC Meeting - Dec. 10,  2020
Meeting Notice - Dec. 10, 2020
Agenda - Dec. 10, 2020
Approved Minutes - Dec. 10, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Dec. 10, 2020
Written Public Comment - Dec. 10, 2020
Transcript - Dec. 10, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Commissioner Responsibility Matrix
General Counsel Candidates Online Presence
Proposed General Counsel Interview Questions 
Draft General Counsel Interview Notes 
> General Counsel Finalist Candidate Applications and Supplemental Materials
Monifa Gray 
Katherine Kerwin 
James Lancaster 
Julianne Pastula 

MICRC Meeting - Dec. 4, 2020
Meeting Notice - Dec. 4, 2020
Agenda - Dec. 4, 2020
Approved Minutes - Dec. 4, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Dec. 4, 2020
Written Public Comment - Dec. 4, 2020
Transcript - Dec. 4, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Offer letter PDF

MICRC Meeting - Dec. 3, 2020
Meeting Notice - Dec. 3, 2020
Agenda - Dec. 3, 2020
Approved Minutes - Dec. 3, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Dec. 3, 2020
Written Public Comment - Dec. 3, 2020 
Transcript - Dec. 3, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Commissioner Responsibility Matrix

MICRC Meeting - Dec. 1, 2020
Meeting Notice - Dec. 1, 2020
Agenda - Dec. 1, 2020
Approved Minutes - Dec. 1, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Dec. 1 2020
Written Public Comment - Dec. 1, 2020
Transcript - Dec. 1, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
McMillin Correspondence 
Commissioner Responsibility Matrix 
General Counsel scoring sheet 
> Executive Director Finalist Candidate Applications and Supplemental Materials
Brandon Brice 
Suann Courtright Hammersmith 
Vickie Devould 
Sheryl Mitchell 
Janette Phillips 
Amna Seibold 

MICRC Committee Meeting - Nov. 20, 2020 
Meeting Notice - Nov. 20, 2020
Agenda - Nov. 20, 2020
Approved Minutes - Nov. 20, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Nov. 20, 2020
Written Public Comment - Nov. 20, 2020
Transcript - Nov. 20, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Draft ED Interview Questions 
ED Candidates Online Footprint 
Interview and Hiring Best Practices 

MICRC Committee Meeting - Nov. 20, 2020 
Meeting Notice - Nov. 20, 2020
Agenda - Nov 20, 2020
Approved Minutes - Nov. 20, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Nov. 20, 2020
Written Public Comment - Nov. 20, 2020
Transcript - Nov. 20, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Proposed General Counsel Scoring Sheet
Proposed General Counsel Total Scoring Sheet Summary Sorted 
Interview and Hiring Best Practices 

MICRC Committee Meeting - Nov. 19, 2020 
Meeting Notice - Nov. 19, 2020
Agenda - Nov. 19, 2020
Approved Minutes - Nov. 19, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Nov. 19, 2020
Written Public Comment - Nov. 19, 2020
Transcript - Nov. 19, 2020 
Other Meeting Materials - 
ICRC Discussed Correspondence 
Commissioners Responsibility Matrix

MICRC Meeting - Nov. 10, 2020
Meeting Notice - Nov. 10, 2020
Agenda - Nov. 10, 2020
Approved Minutes - Nov. 10, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Nov. 10, 2020
Written Public Comment - 
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials - 
Final Code of Conduct
Commissioner Responsibilities Matrix
FY21 ICRC Budget
Laptop selection 

MICRC Committee Meeting - Nov. 10, 2020
Meeting Notice - Nov. 10, 2020
Agenda - Nov. 10, 2020
Approved Minutes - Nov. 10, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Nov. 10, 2020
Written Public Comment - 
Transcript - Nov. 10, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Commissioner Responsibilities Matrix 
Draft RFP Statement of Work Redistricting Assistance 
Draft RFP Statement of Work Outreach Consultants 
Draft RFP Statement of Work Community of Interest Polarized Voting Analyst Assistance and Expertise 

MICRC Meeting - Oct. 17, 2020
Meeting Notice - Oct. 17, 2020
Agenda - Oct. 17, 2020
Approved Minutes - Oct. 17, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Oct. 17, 2020
Written Public Comment - Oct. 17, 2020
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials - 
Commission Member Responsibility Matrix
Lobbying Code of Contact
Draft ICRC Thank You Email 
FY21 ICR Budget 

MICRC Committee Meeting - Oct. 17, 2020
Meeting Notice - Oct. 17, 2020
Agenda - Oct. 17, 2020
Approved Minutes - Oct. 17, 2020
Proposed Minutes -  Oct. 17, 2020     
Written Public Comment - Oct, 17, 2020
Transcript - 
Other Meeting Materials - 
Commissioner Responsibility Matrix 
ICRC Executive Director Search Agenda 

MICRC Meeting - Oct. 1, 2020
Meeting Notice - Oct. 1, 2020
Agenda - Oct. 1, 2020
Approved Minutes - Oct. 1, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Oct. 1, 2020 
Written Public Comment - Oct. 1, 2020
Transcript - Oct. 1, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Documents
Proposal from Commissioner Eid 

MICRC Meeting - Sept. 25, 2020
Meeting Notice - Sept. 25, 2020
Agenda - Sept. 25, 2020
Approved Minutes - Sept. 25, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Sept. 25, 2020
Written Public Comment - Sept. 25, 2020
Transcript - Sept. 25, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Draft Documents 

MICRC Meeting - Sept. 18, 2020 PM
Meeting Notice - Sept. 18, 2020
Agenda - Sept. 18, 2020
Approved Minutes - Sept. 18, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Sept. 18, 2020
Written Public Comment - Sept. 18, 2020
Transcript - Sept. 18, 2020
Other Meeting Materials - 
Agenda and orientation materials

MICRC Meeting - Sept. 18, 2020 AM
Meeting Notice - Sept. 18, 2020
Agenda - Sept. 18, 2020
Approved Minutes - Sept. 18, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Sept. 18, 2020
Written Public Comment - Sept. 18, 2020
Transcript - Sept. 18, 2020 AM
Other Meeting Materials - 
Agenda and orientation materials

MICRC Meeting - Sept. 17, 2020 PM
Meeting Notice - Sept. 17, 2020
Agenda - Sept. 17, 2020
Approved Minutes - Sept. 17, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Sept 17, 2020
Written Public Comment - Sept. 17, 2020
Transcript - Sept. 17, 2020 PM
Other Meeting Materials -
Agenda and orientation materials 

MICRC Meeting - Sept. 17, 2020 AM
Meeting Notice - Sept. 17, 2020
Agenda - Sept. 17, 2020
Approved Minutes - Sept. 17, 2020
Proposed Minutes - Sept 17, 2020
Written Public Comment - Sept. 17, 2020
Transcript - Sept. 17, 2020 AM
Other Meeting Materials -
Agenda and orientation materials