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BILL NO. 21-0231R.

Agenda Title:

21-023 - 1R.  An ordinance amending Article 28 of Chapter 1 of the Independence City Code pertaining to the Commission on Human Relations.
Recommendations:

Staff recommends approval
Executive Summary:

Passage of this ordinance would amend Article 28 of Chapter 1 of the Independence City Code pertaining to the Commission on Human Relations by expanding its mission to include a broader definition of diversity.
Background:

The proposed ordinance would expand the mission of the Commission to include a broader definition of diversity pursuant to the recommendations of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Task Force. On May 3, 2021, the Commission on Human Relations voted to recommend to the City Council this amendment to Article 28 of Chapter 1 of City Code.  The amendment is consistent with the direction expressed by the City Council when it passed Ordinance 19195, which merged the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force with the Commission on Human Relations.  
Emergency Justification:

Not applicable


Fiscal Impact:

None

Department:          Contact Person:          Mark Randall


REVIEWERS:
DepartmentAction
City Managers OfficeApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

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