Meeting Notification: MGC to hold public meeting on December 3; Conference Call Available
WHO: Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including Chair Cathy Judd-Stein and Commissioners Gayle Cameron, Eileen O’Brien, Bruce Stebbins, and Enrique Zuniga
WHAT: The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold public meeting #329 on Thursday, December 3, 2020.
After an approval of minutes, Executive Director Karen Wells will provide an administrative update, which will include the following:
- Staffing Update
- On-Site Casino Updates
- Racing Update
Joe Delaney, Chief of the MGC’s Division of Community Affairs, will introduce representatives from MGM Springfield and Plainridge Park Casino for the presentations of each property’s quarterly report.
Delaney will also ask that the Commission vote on a Community Mitigation Reserve Grant and Workforce Modification.
Members from the MGC’s Legal Division and Investigations and Enforcement Bureau will request that the Commission vote on the following:
- 205 CMR 134.01: Key Gaming Employee Licensees. The proposed amendment will allow the licensee to bring in staff from a sister property in an emergency situation to serve as Key Gaming Employees without requiring licensure – and Small Business Impact Statement, for emergency adoption and approval to move through the formal promulgation process – VOTE
- 205 CMR 134.02: Gaming Employee Licensees. The proposed amendment will allow the licensee to bring in staff from a sister property in an emergency situation to serve as gaming employees without requiring licensure – and Small Business Impact Statement, for emergency adoption and approval to move through the formal promulgation process – VOTE
General Counsel Todd Grossman and members from the MGC’s Division of Workforce, Supplier and Diversity Development will provide a Legislative Filings Update.
Chief Financial and Accounting Officer Derek Lennon and Revenue Manager Douglas O’Donnell will present a First Quarter Budget Update.
Commissioner Zuniga and Commissioner O’Brien will then lead a discussion on a draft review of the MGC’s upcoming Annual Report.
For a complete list of agenda items and anticipated votes, view the official Meeting Notification and Agenda.
PLEASE NOTE: Given the unprecedented circumstances resulting from the global Coronavirus pandemic, Governor Charles Baker issued an order to provide limited relief from certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law to protect the health and safety of individuals interested in attending public meetings. In keeping with the guidance provided, the Commission will conduct a public meeting utilizing remote collaboration technology. If there is any technical problem with our remote connection, an alternative conference line will be noticed immediately on our website: MassGaming.com.
Community members are also invited to follow along with live meeting updates by connecting with the Commission on Twitter, @MassGamingComm.
WHERE: Conference Call Number: 1-646-741-5292, Meeting ID: 111 141 8666
WHEN: Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.