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File #: 70642    Version: Name: Establishing a Common Council Prohibited Harassment and/or Discrimination Policy
Type: Resolution Status: Items Referred
File created: 3/22/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 4/19/2022 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: SUBSTITUTE: Establishing a Common Council Prohibited Harassment and/or Discrimination Policy
Sponsors: Syed Abbas, Nasra Wehelie, Sheri Carter, Gary Halverson
Attachments: 1. 70642 v1.pdf, 2. Council Harassment Discrimination Policy v1.pdf, 3. 70642 v2.pdf, 4. Council Harrasment Discrimination Policy v2.pdf, 5. 220419 Common Council Registrants Report.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution adopts the Common Council Prohibited Harassment and/or Discrimination Policy to apply to alders. Any costs associated with developing and implementing training will be absorbed within the existing Common Council budget. No appropriation is required.

 

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SUBSTITUTE: Establishing a Common Council Prohibited Harassment and/or Discrimination Policy

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Madison’s vision is Inclusive, Innovative, and Thriving; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Madison is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, equal employment and participatory government for all; and,

 

WHEREAS, the goal of our policy is for City work and meeting environments to be free of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Administrative Procedure Memorandum (APM) 3-5 (https://www.cityofmadison.com/mayor/apm/3-5.pdf) policy prohibits City employees from harassment and/or discrimination; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Common Council desires to apply similar standards to the actions of members of the Council; and,

 

WHEREAS, we expect all members of the Common Council to treat their colleagues, City employees and members of the public in a welcoming, fair, respectful, and equitable manner;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Madison Common Council adopts the Common Council Prohibited Harassment and/or Discrimination Policy to apply to alders.

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Common Council directs the Common Council Office to develop anti-harassment and discrimination training, which all alders shall complete.