AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Raymond E. Graham, Vice Chairman, Cedar Run District Supervisor

April 19, 2004

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Paul S. McCulla, County Attorney

County Attorney

Topic: 

A Resolution Establishing an Ad Hoc Committee of the Board of Supervisors to Advise the Board on Matters Relating to Human Rights

Topic Description:

The proposed resolution establishes an Ad Hoc Committee of the Board of Supervisors on human rights.  The Committee will consist of nine (9) members who will be residents of the County and broadly representative of the racial, sexual, religious, ethnic, age and disability groups in the County.  The Committee and its Chairman will be appointed in accordance with the appointment process set forth in the Bylaws of the Board of Supervisors.  The Committee will act as a clearinghouse for information on human rights, as conduit for the citizens of the County to the Commonwealth's Council on Human Rights with its enforcement and regulatory authority, and will also be charged with the duty and responsibility of recommending to the Board of Supervisors human rights issues affecting Fauquier County and worthy of study.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

There is no financial impact in establishing the Ad Hoc Committee on human rights.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

NAACP