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(a) Approval of Public Utility Franchises.
No franchise shall hereafter be granted to a public utility company in the City, or approved by Council, unless such franchise contains a provision to the effect that such public utility company shall not refuse to employ any person in any capacity in the operation or maintenance of its service in the City on account of the race, color or religion of such person.
(b) Anti-discrimination Clause in City Leases and Contracts.
There shall be included in all leases which are entered into by the City for the use of City-owned land and buildings, and all contracts for services to be performed for the City, a provision that the lessee or contractor shall not refuse to serve and shall not refuse to employ any person on account of the race, color or religion of such person.
(1952 Code § 2-5-2, 2-5-3; Ord. 487-54)