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File #: 19-651    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Information/Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/9/2019 In control: Human Rights Commission
On agenda: 1/10/2019 Final action:
Title: Review of Proposed City Council Ordinance on Human Rights Commission and Potential Pending Bylaw Revision.
Attachments: 1. 1 - Redline Council Ordinance Human Rights Commission, 2. 2 - HRC Bylaws 3-2018 Adopted
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Human Rights Commission Meeting Date:                     January 10, 2019

 

To:                                          Human Rights Commissioners

                                          

From:                                          Ben Martig, City Administrator

 

 

Title

Review of Proposed City Council Ordinance on Human Rights Commission and Potential Pending Bylaw Revision.

 

Body

Action Requested:                     

None.

 

Summary Report:

The Northfield City Council approved the first reading of the ordinance that will add up to four voting or non-voting advisory members to the Human Rights Commission.  The terms would be for one year and the status of voting or not would be at the discretion of the Mayor.  This is in addition to the ten board members there are currently.

 

The Human Rights Commission (HRC) had met at a special meeting on January 4.  The HRC had approved recommending to the Council an ordinance with provisions that are consistent with the revised ordinance.   Staff is working on the special meeting minutes to be either provided this evening (will hand them out at the meeting) or at the February board meeting.

 

Staff will be reviewing the bylaws of the HRC approval in preparation of consideration at a future meeting.

 

Alternative Options:

None.

 

Financial Impacts:                     

None.

 

Tentative Timelines:                     

January 22, 2019                     Council consideration of 2nd reading (effective 30-days after publication)

February HRC Review amended bylaws proposed.