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COMMITTEE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

The nine (9) Committee members are appointed by the City Council for a two-year staggered term for the purpose of carrying on a program to encourage, assist, and enable persons with disabilities to participate in the social and economic life of the city; to achieve maximum personal independence; to become gainfully employed; and to enjoy fully and use all public and private facilities available within the community.

The membership of the committee shall be composed of individuals with disabilities and representatives of agencies and organizations functioning within the committee's area who are interested in the provision of services to persons with disabilities and others who are interested in the abilities and specific needs of persons with disabilities. Meets the first Wednesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. in City Hall, City Council Chambers. (Advisory)

 

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION

Sixteen (16) members, fourteen (14) of whom shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Council to study problems of group relationships within the City. One member shall represent the area of selling dwellings, one member shall represent the area of renting dwellings and one member of the staff of the Legal Aid Society to serve continuously; three (3) shall not be more than 20 years of age at time of appointment for one-year term and one shall be the chairperson of the Committee for Persons with Disabilities serving as an ex-officio voting member. Meets the first Thursday of the month, at 5:00 p.m., City Hall, Council Chambers. (Limited Authority)

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