515.05  POWERS AND DUTIES OF CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION.
   It shall be the duty of the Civil Rights Commission to:
   (a)   Initiate or receive and investigate complaints of discrimination on the basis of age, sex, handicap, race, national origin and religion; in the following areas:  housing, public access, employment, education, equal protection, voting practices, violations arising from Codified Ordinances and any other areas of discrimination.
   (b)   Seek conciliation of these complaints, hold hearings, make findings of fact, issue orders and publish findings of fact and orders in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
   (c)   Render from time to time, but no less than once a year, a written report to the Mayor and to Council of its activities and recommendations; and
   (d)   Adopt those rules and regulations necessary to carry out the purposes and provisions of this chapter.
      (Ord. 1988-210.  Passed 7-28-88.)