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File #: 19-00257    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Legislative Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 5/17/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/30/2019 Final action: 5/30/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: APPOINTMENTS - ESCAMBIA-PENSACOLA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
Sponsors: Andy Terhaar
Attachments: 1. Nomination Form - Patrick Boudreaux, 2. Bio - Patrick Boudreaux, 3. Nomination Forms - Ron Helms, 4. Application of Interest - Ron Helms, 5. Biography -Ron Helms, 6. Nomination Form - Joyce Hopson, 7. Application of Interest - Joyce Hopson, 8. Nomination Form - Jewel Cannada-Wynn, 9. Ballots

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                     City Council President Andy Terhaar

 

SUBJECT:

 

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APPOINTMENTS - ESCAMBIA-PENSACOLA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION                     

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RECOMMENDATION:

 

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That City Council appoint three (3) individuals and one member of Council to the Escambia-Pensacola Human Relations Commission for a term of two (2) years, expiring June 1, 2021.

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HEARING REQUIRED:    No Hearing Required      

 

SUMMARY:

 

The Escambia-Pensacola Human Relations Commission has been re-established by the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners - County Ordinance 2019-13.  The Commission is established 1) to provide local assistance to review and resolve employment and fair housing discrimination complaints and improve community relations for all persons in Escambia County regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, family or religious status; and 2) to improve community relations, which shall be defined as programs that promote or improve relations between races and ethnic groups in the community.

 

Upon the effective date of County Ordinance 2019-13 and for two years thereafter, the Escambia-Pensacola Human Relations Commission shall be composed of nine (9) voting members:

 

One (1) member of the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners who is appointed by a majority vote of the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners to perform ex officio the functions of an additional office;

 

One (1) member of the City of Pensacola City Council who is appointed by a majority vote of the City of Pensacola City Council to perform ex officio the functions of an additional office;

 

Four (4) members appointed by the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners; and

 

Three (3) members appointed by the City of Pensacola.

 

Upon expiration of the initial two-year term, the Escambia-Pensacola Human Relations Commission shall be composed of seven (7) voting members:

 

Four (4) members appointed by the Escambia county Board of County Commissioners; and

 

Three (3) members appointed by the City of Pensacola.

 

The following have been nominated:

 

Nominee:                                          Nominated by:

 

Member

Patrick Boudreaux                     Moore

Ron Helms                                          Hill, Myers

Joyce Hopson                                          Cannada-Wynn

 

Council Member

Jewel Cannada-Wynn                     Cannada-Wynn

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

None.

 

FUNDING:                     

 

Budget:                     N/A

Actual:                                          N/A

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

None.

 

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Ericka L. Burnett, City Clerk

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     Nomination Form - Patrick Boudreaux

2)                     Bio - Patrick Boudreaux

3)                     Nomination Forms - Ron Helms

4)                     Application of Interest - Ron Helms

5)                     Biography - Ron Helms

6)                     Nomination Form - Joyce Hopson

7)                     Application of Interest - Joyce Hopson

8)                     Nomination Form - Jewel Cannada-Wynn

9)                     Ballots

 

PRESENTATION:     No