On June 18, 2018, the City Council approved Ordinance 1377 to create, provide structure, and responsibilities for a Human Relations Commission. The board of directors disseminate information and conduct public meetings regarding diversity recognition and anti-discriminatory practice, engage and cooperate with persons in organizations interested in similar objectives, and otherwise act to promote human and civil rights for all citizens and visitors of Vermillion. The Commission also receives complaints related to discrimination in employment, labor organizations, housing, providing public accommodations or services, banking, and in general circumstances.
Six of the seven terms of office are for three years. The seventh term is designated as a one-year term to be filled by an individual enrolled in post-secondary education. This vacancy is for a post-secondary student and expires in May 2024.
The Human Relations Commission meets the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm. To be eligible for this Board position, you must be a resident of Vermillion enrolled in post-secondary education. If interested, please complete an Expression of Interest form that can be submitted via the City’s website. Completed Expression of Interest Forms are due by 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 22, 2024. It is anticipated that City Council will appoint members to the board at their March 4 meeting.
Expression of Interest Form