Civil Rights Commission
DUTIES & POWERS
The Civil Rights Commission shall have the power and duty to:
(a) Initiate or receive and investigate complaints charging unlawful
(b) Seek conciliation of such complaints, hold hearings, make findings
of fact, issue orders and publish findings of fact and orders in
accordance with Chapter
626 of the General Offenses Code.
(c) Render, from time to time, but not less than once a year, a written
report to Council of its activities and recommendations with respect to
fair housing practices.
(d) Adopt such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out
the purposes and provisions of Chapter
626 of the General Offenses Code
The City Council shall have the right to remove, for misfeasance,
malfeasance or nonfeasance, by a two-thirds vote of Council, any
appointed member of the Civil Rights Commission. Members are expected to
be present at all meetings, if possible. If the member is unexcused for
two consecutive meetings, they may be removed from the Commission with a
two-thirds vote of Council.