MINUTES: June 23, 2022

June 23, 2022



A. Call to Order

Acting Chairman Rafael Demapan called the meeting to order at 10:05 am on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Commission's 2nd Floor Main Conference Room at the Springs Plaza in Gualo Rai, Saipan. The meeting was also on video conference.

B. Roll Call

Commissioners present at the meeting were: Rafael Demapan (Acting Chairman), Ramon Dela Cruz (Secretary), and Mariano Taitano (Treasurer). Chairman Edward Deleon Guerrero was off island but attended the meeting via video conference as a non-participating member. His absence was excused by Chairman Demapan.

C. Adoption of Agenda

Commissioner Dela Cruz made a motion to amend the agenda to defer items A and B under VI. New Business. He then made a motion to adopt the agenda as amended. The motions were seconded by Commissioner Taitano, put to a vote, and unanimously approved. The agenda was adopted as amended.

Acting Chairman Demapan clarified that the Commission has removed all sections involving IPI from the agenda due to the existing Temporary Restraining Order (TRO).

D. Adoption of Minutes: March 30, 2022

Commissioner Taitano made a motion to approve the minutes of May 26, 2022, as presented, seconded by Commissioner Dela Cruz.

Commissioner Dela Cruz pointed out a couple of typographical errors in the minutes. He noted to include Mr. Charles Reyes's name after "(AAG)" on page 1, paragraph 2, line 2. He then noted to include the word "be" under Adoption of Agenda, line 2, before ••discussed". Ms. Ruth Ann Sakisat, Executive Assistant to the Commission, acknowledged and noted that the original document was corrected.

The motion was put to a vote and unanimously approved. The Minutes of meeting for May 26, 2022, was approved.