(A)   The authority and responsibility for properly administering this chapter and referral of complaints hereunder to the Commissioner as set forth in division (B) below shall be vested in the Mayor.
   (B)   Notwithstanding the provisions of I.C. 22-9.5-4-8, the city, because of lack of financial and other resources necessary to fully administer enforcement proceedings and possible civil actions under the chapter, herein elects to refer all formal complaints of violation of the provisions of this chapter by complainants to the Indiana Civil Rights Commission for administrative enforcement actions pursuant to I.C. 22-9.5-6 and the Mayor, shall refer all said complaints to the Commission as provided for under division (A) above to the Commission for purposes of investigation, resolution, and appropriate relief as provided for under I.C. 22-9.5-6.
   (C)   All executive departments and agencies of the city shall administer their departments, programs, and activities relating to housing and urban development in a mariner affirmatively to further the purposes of this chapter and shall cooperate with the Mayor and the Commission to further such purposes.
   (D)   The Mayor, or the Mayor’s designee, shall provide information on remedies available to any aggrieved person or complainant requesting such information.
(Ord. 2013-01, passed 4-8-2013)