City of Trenton, Ohio

Civil Rights Commission

Meetings






Board Members

Kim
​​​​​​​Jones

Board Member

Appointed: January 1, 2014

Term Expires: December 31, 2018

Sharon
​​​​​​​Herberling

Board Member

Appointed: January 1, 2014

Term Expires: December 31, 2018

Stacy
​​​​​​​Hamilton

Board Member​​​​​​​

Appointed: January 1, 2014

Term Expires: December 31, 2018

Lloyd
​​​​​​​Van Doren, Jr.

Board Member

Appointed: January 1, 2010

Term Expires: December 31, 2014

Dale
​​​​​​​Perry

Board Member

Appointed: January 1, 2014

Term Expires: December 31, 2018




Area of Responsibility
Investigate complaints charging unlawful housing practices.

Term: 5 Years

Appointed by: City Council

Legal Basis: City Charter, Article VI

Ordinance: PART TWO, TITLE EIGHT, CHAPTER 278


DUTIES & POWERS

The Civil Rights Commission shall have the power and duty to:
(a) Initiate or receive and investigate complaints charging unlawful housing practices.
(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


REMOVAL

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.