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File #: 19-0306    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/20/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action: 3/19/2019
Title: Supervisor Novasel, serving as Chair of the Human Rights Commission, recommending the Board Approve Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5099 amending section 2.20.1111 of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code to extend the initial evaluation period to two (2) years from the effective date of Ordinance 5081 (April 20, 2018). (Cont. 3/12/19, Item 18)
Attachments: 1. 2A - Ordinance 5099 Final 3/19/19, 2. A - Counsel Route Sheet, 3. B - Draft Ordinance, 4. C - Ordinance 5081 (reference only), 5. Executed Ordinance 5099, 6. Proof of Publication
Related files: 18-0391

Title

Supervisor Novasel, serving as Chair of the Human Rights Commission, recommending the Board Approve Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5099 amending section 2.20.1111 of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code to extend the initial evaluation period to two (2) years from the effective date of Ordinance 5081 (April 20, 2018). (Cont. 3/12/19, Item 18)

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

On March 12, 2019 (Item 18), the Board heard the Introduction of Ordinance 5099 and directed staff to amend section 2.20.1111 of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code to change the one year evaluation term to a two year evaluation term from the effective date of Ordinance 5081 (April 20, 2018) and Continue Ordinance 5099 to March 19, 2019 for Final Passage (Second Reading). 

 

The purpose of the Human Rights Commission (Commission) is to promote tolerance and mutual respect among all persons, and to foster peaceful relations in the interest of preserving the public peace among residents of different races, religions, national origins, and the other characteristics listed in Government Code section 11135.

 

The Commission was established by Ordinance 5081, adopted by the Board on March 20, 2018, and effective April 20, 2018.  Section 2.20.1111 was included in the initial ordinance as a means of monitoring the effectiveness of the commission during the first year of existence. 

 

ALTERNATIVES

The Board may provide direction to the Commission as may be needed.

The Board may direct staff to take other action.

 

PRIOR BOARD ACTION

Ordinance 5081 to establish the Commission was adopted March 20, 2018, Item 13, File 18-0391. 

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

N/A

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS

It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

There is no financial impact associated with this item.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

Unless the option to disband the Commission is chosen by the Board, the Clerk will continue this matter to March 19, 2019 for Final Passage and thereafter publish the full text of the ordinance in the newspaper within 15 days after adoption.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Good Governance Objective 2.3 Best Practices for boards, committees, and commissions.

 

CONTACT

Sue Novasel, Supervisor, District V and Chair of the Human Rights Commission