It's unclear how diversity and inclusion will help a city quickly moving toward bankruptcy but City Hall announced a milestone today.
Check-it . . .
"The council voted 11-2, including the mayor’s vote, in favor of the creation of the commission . . . The two councilmembers to vote against the commission were Katheryn Shields and Lee Barnes. Both stated that they believe the HRC can handle those tasks at hand."
There was a bit of drama and distraction on this vote, the council members on the NO side were correct in noting the duplication of services given the work of the Human Rights Commission.
The reality is that this move is really about providing some rising star activists their own platform, more access to council and hopefully motivation to do more work in the community.
Developing . . .