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File #: 49684    Version: 1 Name: Reducing the size of the Affirmative Action Commission
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/28/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 2/6/2018 Final action: 2/6/2018
Enactment date: 2/17/2018 Enactment #: ORD-18-00020
Title: Amending Section 39.02(3)(a) of the Madison General Ordinances to reduce the size of the Affirmative Action Commission.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Matthew J. Phair

Fiscal Note

No Appropriation Required

Title

Amending Section 39.02(3)(a) of the Madison General Ordinances to reduce the size of the Affirmative Action Commission.

Body

DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  This amendment would reduce the size of the Affirmative Action Commission from its current authorized strength of eleven members down to nine members.

 

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

 

                     Subdivision (a) entitled “Composition” of Subsection (3) entitled “Affirmative Action Commission” of Section 39.02 entitled “Affirmative Action Ordinance” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:                     

 

“(a)                     Composition. The Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Common Council, shall appoint an Affirmative Action Commission consisting of eleven (11) nine (9) members, one of whom shall be an alderperson.  One member shall be designated chairperson by the members of the Commission.  Members shall be appointed from the entire City, and at no time shall the total of women, persons with disabilities, and ethnic minority members constitute less than a majority.  All of the members shall be committed to the extension of equal employment opportunities and shall be representative of the affected and/or under-represented groups of the Madison community.  They shall receive no compensation for their services.  The Director of the Department of Civil Rights may appoint the Affirmative Action Division Manager to serve as an ex officio nonvoting member of this Commission.  The Commission shall make its own rules and regulations for the carrying out of its duties.”