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i MINUTES OF .THE REGULAR MEETING OF <br />EDINA VILUGE COUNCIL HELD <br />JULY 15, 1968, EDINA VILLAGE HALL I. <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw, VanValkenburg <br />and Mayor Bredesen. <br />MINUTES of the meeting of June 17, 1968, were approved as submitted by motion of <br />Councilman VanValkenburg, seconded by 'Councilman Johnson and carried. <br />1 <br />HUMAN RIGHTS ORDINANCE NO. 4 ADOPTED AT SECOND READING. <br />Rights Ordinance No. 4 for Second Reading. <br />questionnaires to the people who had volunteered to serve on the Commission in* <br />order that he could study the qualifications of each applicant. <br />ney then offered Ordinance No; 4 for Second Reading and moved its adoption as <br />follows : <br />Mr. Hyde presented Human <br />Mayor Bredesen noted that he had sent <br />Councilman Court- <br />ORDINANCE cN0. 4 <br />LOCAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION IN <br />THE VILLAGE OF EDINA, <br />AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A r <br />AND DEFINING ITS POWERS AND DUTIES <br />WHEREAS. it is the puhlic policy of the Village Council of the Village of <br />Edina and the School Board of Independent School District No. 273, Minnesota, to <br />secure for all individuals in the community, freedom from discrimination because <br />of race, color, creed, religion;- or national origin, in connection with employment, <br />housing and real property, public accommodations, public services, and education, <br />and <br />Department of Human Rights and other agencies in their programs of human rights, <br />and <br />improve the human relations climate of the community, <br />WHEREAS,. the Village Council desires to cooperate with the State of Minnesota <br />WHEREAS, the Village Council and the School Board also jointly desire to <br />NOW, THEREFORE, THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS: <br />Section 1. Establishment and Purpose of Human Rights Cormhission. The Edina <br />Human Relations Commission is hereby established to aid and advise the Village <br />Council and the School Board of Independent School District No. 273 in securing <br />for all individuals of the community, freedom from discrimination because of race, <br />color, creed, religion, or national origin in connection with employment, housing <br />and real property, public accommodations, public services, and education, to <br />assist in the implementation of such programs as shall be undertaken by said <br />Council and Board, and to carry out the investigative, study and report-making <br />and all other functions assigned to local human rights commissions by Minnesota <br />Statutes, Chapter 363, as amended. <br />Sec . <br />bers, all <br />7 from a 3 <br />2. Membership of Commission. The commission shall consist of 14 mem- <br />appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Village Council, but <br />.ist of candidates prepared by the Mayor and Council, and 7 from a list <br />presented to the Council by the School Board. <br />Edina resident who is a high school or college student, one member of the Council, <br />and five other residents; the latter list shall include one Edina resident who is <br />a high school student, one member of the School Board, and five other residents. <br />Members of the Commission shall be appointed with due regard to their fitness for <br />the efficient dispatch of the functions, powers and duties vested in and imposed <br />upon the Commission. <br />three years, except for the high school or college students and elected officials <br />who shall be appointed for terms of one year each. <br />didates on each list, one shall be appointed for a term of one year, two for a <br />term of two years, and two for a term of three years. <br />term of office a member shall continue to serve until his successor- shall have <br />been appointed. Any person appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the <br />expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed <br />for the remainder of such term. Whenever the term of a member originally pro- <br />posed by the School Board expires, or such member vacates his office, his succes- <br />sor shall likewise be chosen from a list of candidates presented by the School <br />Board. Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation and may resign <br />voluntarily or be removed from office by majority vote of the Village Council. <br />The former list shall include one <br />Members of the Commission shall be appointed for terms of <br />From the five remaining can- <br />Upon the expiration of his <br />Sec. 3. Duties of the Commission. The Cokission shall study and review <br />programs and policies of the Village of Edina and Independent School District <br />. No. 273, and aid and advise the Village Council and School Board on active pro- <br />grams of education, community policy and action directed to create for all indiv- <br />iduals the opportunity to obtain employment, housing, and other real estate, and <br />full and equal utilization of public accommodations, public services, and educa- <br />tional institutions without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, <br />or national origin. The Commission shall transmit copies of minutes of all meetings