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File #: 20-670    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action Item
File created: 1/19/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Adoption of a Resolution Establishing an Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate
Attachments: 1. 2020-01-27_ATT_RESOLUTION Human Relations Advisory Committee.pdf
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CC - (1) Adoption of a Resolution Establishing an Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate

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Meeting Date: January 27, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Serena Wright-Black/Administrative Services
Lisa Vidra /City Attorney's Office

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (01/22/20)

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black, Assistant City Manager (01/22/20)
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RECOMMENDATION

The City Council Equity Subcommittee recommends the City Council (1) adopt a resolution establishing an Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee; and (2) provide other direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

On November 12, 2018, City Council received a request from a Culver City community work group ("Work Group") to consider forming a standalone Human Relations Committee ("Committee"). The Work Group recommended that a Committee be created and empowered to encourage and improve intergroup relations, and reduce prejudice, discrimination and inequity.

On January 28, 2019, City Council discussed the concept of establishing a Human Relations Commission and authorized the City Council Ad Hoc Equity Subcommittee ("Subcommittee") to further explore the creation of such commission, including the potential resources that would be needed.

On October 28, 2019, City Council considered a recommendation of the Subcommittee to establish an Equity and Human Relations Commission or Committee. Staff was directed to prepare and bring back a resolution to establish an Equity and Human Relations Committee.


DISCUSSION

The ...

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