MINUTES: August 27, 2020

MINUTES: August 27, 2020 MINUTES August 27, 2020   I. PRELIMINARIES: Call to Order.  Chairman Edward Deleon Guerrero called the meeting to order at 10:00am on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Main Conference Room in the Commonwealth Casino Commission via video conference. Roll Call.   Commissioners present at the meeting were: Edward C. Deleon Guerrero (Chairman), Rafael S. Demapan (Vice Chairman), Diego M. Songao (Public Affairs/Media Relations), Mariano Taitano (Treasurer), and Ramon M. Dela Cruz (Secretary). Adoption of Agenda.  Commissioner Dela Cruz made a motion to adopt the Agenda seconded by Commissioner Songao.  The motion was put to a vote and unanimously passed. Adoption of Minutes:  July 30, 2020.   Commissioner Taitano moved to adopt the July 30, 2020 meeting minutes, seconded by Commissioner Dela Cruz. The motion was put to a vote and unanimously approved. The minutes of the July 30, 2020 meeting was adopted as presented. ...
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MINUTES: July 30, 2020

MINUTES: July 30, 2020 MINUTES June 25, 2020   I. PRELIMINARIES: Call to Order.  Chairman Edward Deleon Guerrero called the meeting to order at 10:00am on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Main Conference Room in the Commonwealth Casino Commission. Roll Call.   Commissioners present at the meeting were: Edward C. Deleon Guerrero (Chairman), Rafael S. Demapan (Vice Chairman), Diego M. Songao (Public Affairs/Media Relations), Mariano Taitano (Treasurer), and Ramon M. Dela Cruz (Secretary) via video conference. Adoption of Agenda.  Commissioner Songao made a motion to adopt the Agenda seconded by Commissioner Taitano.  The motion was put to a vote and unanimously passed. Adoption of Minutes:  June 25, 2020.   Commissioner Taitano moved to adopt the June 25, 2020 meeting minutes, seconded by Commissioner Songao. The motion was put to a vote and unanimously approved.    ...
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MINUTES: June 25, 2020

MINUTES: June 25, 2020 MINUTES June 25, 2020   I.PRELIMINARIES: A.   Call to Order. Chairman Edward Deleon Guerrero called the meeting to order at 1 0:00am on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the main conference room in the Commonwealth Casino Commission. The meeting was also on video conference for the public. B. Roll Call Commissioners present at the meeting were: Chairman Edward Deleon Guerrero, Vice Chairman Rafael Demapan, Commissioner Ramon Dela Cruz, Commissioner Diego M. Songao, and Commissioner Mariano Taitano. C. Adoption of Agenda Commissioner Dela Cruz made a motion to adopt the agenda, seconded by Vice Chair Demapan. The motion was put to a vote and passed. D. Adoption of Minutes: May 28, 2020 Commissioner Dela Cruz moved to adopt the minutes of the May 28, 2020 meeting with corrections on a few typographical and grammatical errors noted by Commissioner Taitano and Chairman Deleon Guerrero. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Songao, was put to a vote and unanimously approved as amended. ...
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MINUTES: May 28, 2020

MINUTES: May 28, 2020 MINUTES May 28, 2020   I.PRELIMINARIES: A.   Call to Order. The interim Chairman, Commissioner Ramon M. Dela Cruz called the meeting to order at 10:05am on Thursday, May 28, 2020, via video conference. B.   Roll Call. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Ramon M. Dela Cruz (Interim Chairman), Diego M. Songao (Interim Secretary), and Commissioners Edward C. Deleon Guerrero, Mariano Taitano, and Rafael S. Demapan. C.   Adoption of Agenda. Commissioner Deleon Guerrero made a motion to adopt the agenda with an amendment to New Business Section C, adding into discussion the reaffirmation of Mr. Charlie 0. Atalig's previous appointment as the Acting Executive Director, seconded by Commissioner Taitano. The motion to adopt the agenda as amended was put to a vote and unanimously passed. D.   Adoption of Minutes - February 27, 2020. Commissioner Songao moved to adopt the April 30, 2020 meeting minutes, seconded by Commissioner Deleon Guerrero. The motion was put to a vote and unanimously passed. ...
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MINUTES: April 30, 2020

MINUTES: April 30, 2020 MINUTES April 30, 2020   I.PRELIMINARIES: A. Call to Order Chairman Juan Sablan called the meeting to order at 10:11 am on Thursday, April 30, via video conference. B. Roll Call Commissioners present at the meeting via video conference were: Juan M. Sablan (Chairman), Ramon M. Dela Cruz (Secretary), Alvaro A. Santos (Treasurer), and Diego M. Songao (Public Affairs/Media Relations). Commissioner Joseph Reyes (Vice Chairman) joined the video conference at 10:18am. C. Adoption of Agenda Commissioner Dela Cruz made a motion to adopt the agenda, seconded by Commissioner Songao. The motion was put to a vote and passed. D. Adoption of Minutes: February 27, 2020 Commissioner Dela Cruz moved to adopt the minutes with minor amendments, seconded by Commissioner Santos. The motion was put to a vote and passed. ...
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MINUTES: February 27, 2020

MINUTES: February 27, 2020 MINUTES February 27, 2020     I.PRELIMINARIES: A. Call to Order Chairman Juan Sablan called the meeting to order at 10:06 am on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the Conference Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Commission’s main office at the Springs Plaza in Gualo Rai, Saipan. B. Roll Call Commissioners present at the meeting were: Juan M. Sablan (Chairman), Ramon M. Dela Cruz (Secretary), Alvaro A. Santos (Treasurer), and Diego M. Blanco (Public Affairs/Media Relations). Vice Chairman Joseph Reyes was excused from the meeting by the Chairman for personal reasons.   ...
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MINUTES: January 30, 2020

MINUTES January 30, 2020     I.PRELIMINARIES: A. Call to Order Chairman Juan Sablan called the meeting to order at 10:03am on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Conference Room located on the 2nd floor of the Commission's main office at the Springs Plaza in Gualo Rai, Saipan. B. Roll Call Commissioners present at the meeting were: Juan M. Sablan (Chairman), Joseph C. Reyes (Vice Chairman), Ramon Dela Cruz (Secretary), and via teleconference Alvaro A. Santos (Treasurer). Commissioner Diego M. Songao {Public Affairs/Media Relations) was off-island for personal reasons and was therefore excused by the Chairman. C. Adoption of Agenda Vice Chair Reyes noted a typographical error on page 2, VI, item C. On the third line, it is stated that the Commission received a letter from Yantze Construction informing the Commission of their withdrawal through a letter on Jan. 8, 2020. The date should instead be Jan. 6, 2020 on the agenda. The Director clarified that the vendor submitted a letter on Jan.8, 2020 referencing their Jan. 6, 2020...
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MINUTES: December 19, 2019

MINUTES December 19, 2019   I.PRELIMINARIES: A. Call to Order Chairman Juan Sablan called the meeting to order at 10:07 am on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Conference Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Commission's main office at the Springs Plaza in Gualo Rai, Saipan. The Chairman welcomed the many guests present at the Commission's monthly meeting. He asked that in anticipation of the numerous public comments to be made, each individual limit their comments to only five minutes. He also noted that the Commission will notbeanswering questions or addressing concerns in today's meeting, but will respond as needed at a later date. B. Roll Call Commissioners present at the meeting were: Juan M. Sablan (Chairman), Joseph C. Reyes (Vice Chairman), Alvaro A. Santos (Treasurer), and Diego M. Songao (Public Affairs/Media Relations). Commissioner Ramon Dela Cruz (Secretary) joined the meeting at 10:12am. C. Adoption of Agenda Vice Chairman Reyes made a motion to adopt the agenda, seconded by Commissioner Songao. The motion was put  to a vote...
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MINUTES: November 26, 2019

MINUTES November 26, 2019   I. PRELIMINARIES: A. Call to Order Chairman Juan Sablan called the meeting to order at  10:15 am on Tuesday, November 26, 2019  at the Conference Room located on the znd Floor of the Commission's main office at the Springs Plaza in Gualo Rai, Saipan. B. Roll Call Commissioners present at the meeting were: Juan M. Sablan (Chairman), Joseph C. Reyes (Vice Chairman), Ramon M. Dela Cruz (Secretary), Alvaro A. Santos (Treasurer) and Diego M. Songao (Public Affairs/Media Relations) C. Adoption of Agenda Commissioner Dela Cruz made a motion to adopt the agenda, seconded by  Vice  Chairman Reyes. The motion was put   to  a vote and unanimously   approved. D. Adoption of Minutes: October 30, 2019 Vice Chairman Reyes made a motion to adopt the minutes of the October 30, 2019 meeting, seconded by Commissioner Songao. The motion was put to a vote and unanimously approved. II. REPORTS: A. Report by the Chairman Chairman Sablan reported that he spoke with Rep. BJ Attao, Speaker of the House, on November 25, 2019...
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MINUTES: October 30, 2019

MINUTES October 30, 2019   I. PRELIMINARIES: A. Call to Order Chairman Juan Sablan called the meeting to order at 10:12 am on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the Conference Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Commission's main office at the Springs Plaza in Gualo Rai, Saipan. B. Roll Call Commissioners present at the meeting were: Juan M. Sablan (Chairman), Joseph C. Reyes (Vice Chairman), Ramon M. Dela Cruz (Secretary), Alvaro A. Santos (Treasurer) and Diego M. Songao (Public Affairs/Media Relations). C. Adoption of Agenda Commissioner Dela Cruz made a motion to adopt the agenda, seconded by Commissioner Songao. The motion was put   to  a vote and unanimously  approved. D. Adoption of Minutes: September 26, 2019 Commissioner Santos made a motion to adopt the minutes of the September 26, 2019 meeting, seconded by Commissioner Songao. The motion was put to a vote  and  unanimously  approved. II. REPORTS: A. Report by the Chairman Chairman Sablan reported that the Commission received a letter dated October 18, 2019 from Representative Ralph Yumul with an inquiry...
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