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The Human Relations Commission shall be composed of eight (8) members of diverse backgrounds that are residents of the Town or Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ), appointed by the Board of Aldermen to serve without compensation. A member of the Board of Alderman shall serve as an ex-officio member. The Human Relations Commission shall serve as an advisory body to the whole community on matters of a broad community concern. The commission shall have no authority but rather should be advisory in nature. The Commission's general duties should be as follows:

                         (1) To identify concerns within the community which could jeopardize the well-being or the peaceful interaction of the community.

                         (2) To pursue the goal in bringing about better human relations by studying problems, and promoting communication among various groups.

                        (3) If needed, to develop and conduct educational and awareness programs to promote fairness and respect in dealings between people of all racial, religious, ethnic and economic backgrounds.


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