File #: ID 23-0119    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 3/17/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/28/2023 Final action: 3/28/2023
Title: Action on appointment to the Brookings Human Rights Commission.
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Action on appointment to the Brookings Human Rights Commission.




Mayor Niemeyer has submitted the following appointment for City Council advice and consent:


Brookings Human Rights Commission

Number of positions:                      1

Term Length:                                                                  term expires 1/1/2025

Residency Requirement:                     Not required.

Purpose:  The mission of the Brookings Human Rights Commission (BHRC) is to improve human relations in the Brookings area by fighting discrimination through education and a complaint resolution procedure. The Commission seeks to protect the rights of and prevent and eliminate bias and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their sex, race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, disability, familial status, national origin, age, marital status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation, with respect to employment, labor union membership, housing accommodations, property rights, education, public accommodations or public services. The Commission promotes educational activities to make Brookings an inclusive and welcoming community.


Mayor’s Recommendation:

                     1.  Emma Nusrat Qurashi (filling vacancy, term expires 1/1/2025)




Staff recommends approval.