City Council as a Committee of the Whole - HRO Legislation

February 04, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

City Hall
117 W. Duval St., 1st Floor
Council Chamber

Please contact the Legislative Services Division at 630-1404 for additional information or correspondence

Notice is hereby given that the Honorable Gregory B. Anderson, President – Jacksonville City Council, pursuant to Council Rules, hereby call a meeting(s) with the – Jacksonville City Council as a Committee of the Whole, in the Council Chambers located at 117 West Duval Street, Suite 425, 1st Floor City Hall – St. James Building, Jacksonville, Florida.   The meeting(s) are being held to discuss pending HRO legislation before the Council, and will begin promptly at the times posted.   Public Comment will be taken for 1 hour at each meeting. 

2016-0001  ORD-MC Amend City Charter by Creating New Article 26 "Equal Rights Laws" to Expand City's Laws to Include Prohibiting Discrimination based upon Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Gender Expression, in Addition to Existing Laws; Amend Chapters 60 (Human Rights Comm), 400 (Equal Opportunity/Equal Access), 402 (Equal Employmt Opportunity, 406 (Public Accommodations) & 408 (Fair Housing), in Accordance with Affirmative Certified Referendum Results; Amend Sections 60.105 (Functions, Powers & Duties), 400.101 (Statemt of Policy), Ord Code. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Gulliford & Co-Sponsored by CM's Carter & Newby) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 1/26/16 Committee as a Whole Public Meetings @ 3:00 P.M. - 2/4/16, 2/18/16 & 3/3/16 1/12/2016

2016-0002  ORD-MC re Equal Opportunity & Expand City's Laws to Include Prohibiting Discrimination based upon Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Gender Expression; Amend Secs 60.105 (Functions, Powers & Duties) & 400.101 (Statemt of Policy); Amend Chapts 402 (Equal Employmt Opportunity), 406 (Public Accommodations) & 408 (Fair Housing). (Byndloss) (Introduced by CM Hazouri & Co-sponsored by CM Bowman) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 1/26/16 Committee as a Whole Public Meetings @ 3:00 P.M. - 2/4/16, 2/18/16 & 3/3/16