Economic Development & Culture

1. Call to Order– Adoption of the Agenda

2. Announcements

a. The U.S. Department of Education (Education) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will host the New York Small Business Conference Thursday, August 15, 2019. The New York Small Business Conference will feature presentations concerning Education procurement opportunities and Education prime contractor partnering opportunities. August 15, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 290 Broadway, New York, NY 10007

3. Informational Updates

a. Committee Chair
b. Staff Liaison

4. Presentations & Discussions

a. Introduction and announcement of micro loan workshop with Grameen American and Union Settlement (10 mins)

i. Blair Duncan, UMEZ

b. Update on efforts by the Committee to Empower Voices for Healing and Equity’s efforts to replace the Marion Sims statue formerly located in Central park at 104th Street (10 mins)

i. Xavier Santiago, CB11

c. Presentation regarding the proposed monument to Women’s Equality and Suffrage in Central Park (10 mins)

i. Jacob Morris, Harlem Historical Society

5. Old Business

a. Committee discussion regarding CB11’s Local Hiring Guidelines
b. Continuing discussion on District Needs and Budget Requests

6. New Business
7. Community Notes
8. Adjournment