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(A) The Board of Commissioners, with the assistance of the Town Manager's Office, shall receive any and all grievances concerning discrimination in the provision of housing within the Town and refer all written complaints to the North Carolina Human Relations Council for investigation and conciliation.
(B) Procedures for receiving and resolving housing discrimination complaints:
(1) Any person or persons wishing to file a complaint of housing discrimination may do so by informing the Town Board of Commissioners in writing of the facts and circumstances of the alleged discrimination act or practice;
(2) Upon receiving a written housing discrimination complaint, the Town Board of Commissioners shall inform the North Carolina Human Relations Council about the complaint and shall assist the complainant in contacting the Council;
(3) The Town Board of Commissioners shall publicize within the town that it is the local entity to contact with housing discrimination complaints.
(4) All complaints will be responded to in writing within 10 days of receipt.
(Ord. 97-98-09, passed 2-23-98)