To serve in an advisory capacity by making studies, reports and recommendations to the city council and to the city manager in respect to all matters pertaining to the status of all women in the city, including, but not limited to, the fair and equal treatment of women; those policies and practices which discriminate against women whether practiced by public or private persons, individuals or corporations and the public and private employment of women, the working and living conditions of women; the delivery of public and private services to women: the education and training of women and public accommodations for women.
The Commission for Women shall be composed of seven (7) members. Each city councilmember shall appoint one (1) member of the commission and two (2) members shall be appointed by the mayor and council at-large. Members of the commission shall be permanent residents or employed in businesses in the city for two (2) or more years.
About the Committee
The Commission for Women, was established by Ordinance 1461, on January 26, 2021.