MINUTES: October 28, 2021

October 28, 2021



A. Call to Order

Chairman Edward Deleon Guerrero called the meeting to order at 10:04 am on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the Commission's 2nd Floor Main Conference Room at the Springs Plaza in Gualo Rai, Saipan. The meeting was also on video conference.

The Chairman welcomed Legal Counsel Keith Chambers, MG, who is in attendance on behalf of Ms. Keisha Blaise and IPI Representatives.

B. Roll Call

Commissioners present at the meeting were: Edward Deleon Guerrero (Chairman), Rafael Demapan (Vice Chairman), Ramon Dela Cruz (Secretary), and Mariano Taitano (Treasurer). The Chairman noted that Vice Chairman Demapan is off island but is present via video conference which is permitted by the CCC Regulations. The Chairman added that the Casino Commission should have five members, however, one member resigned as of September 15, 2021, therefore, the remaining four members constitutes a quorum.

C. Adoption of Agenda

Commissioner Taitano made a motion to adopt the agenda as presented, seconded by Commissioner Dela Cruz. The motion was put to a vote and unanimously approved. The agenda was adopted.

D. Adoption of Minutes: September 29, 2021

Commissioner Dela Cruz made a motion to adopt the Minutes of meeting for September 29, 2021 as presented, seconded by Commissioner Taitano.

The Chairman pointed out that several sections in the minutes require IPI to provide related documents or updated statuses to the Commission. He asked the Director to apprise the Commissioners on the status of those matters.

The motion to adopt the minutes was put to a vote and unanimously approved.