The Board shall have the following functions, powers and duties:
   (a)   To formulate policies to effectuate the purposes of this chapter and make recommendations to agencies and officers of the City in aid of such policies and purposes.
   (b)   To establish and maintain its principal headquarters at City Hall.
   (c)   To adopt, promulgate, amend and rescind suitable rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of this chapter, and the policies and practice of the Board.
   (d)   To pass upon complaints alleging violations of this chapter.
   (e)   To hold hearings, subpoena witnesses, compel their attendance, administer oaths, take the testimony of any person under oath, and in connection therewith, to require the production for examination of any books or papers relating to any matter under investigation or in question before the Board.
   (f)   To issue such publications and such results of investigations and research as in its judgment will tend to promote goodwill and minimize or eliminate discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, ancestry or national origin.
   (g)   To render each year to the City Manager and to the City Council a full written report of all its activities and its recommendations.
   (h)   To employ such clerical, stenographic, and investigative help as is necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
      (Ord. 103-95. Passed 7-24-95.)