Civil Rights Commission, Minneapolis

Civil Rights Commission website

Purpose

Carries out the City's human relations policies. Promotes civil rights and enforces the civil rights provisions of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.
 

Meeting Schedule

The full commission meets the 3rd Monday of each month. Members also generally also serve on sub-committees and may serve on panels that hear complaints of citizens who allege violations of their civil rights.

Department

Civil Rights

Phone

(612) 673-2507

Membership

21 (a minimum of 6 members and a maximum of 8 members shall be attorneys); 14 are appointed by the Mayor with Council approval, 7 are appointed by Council subject to the Mayor's veto.

Appointment Process

The Commission uses the City's open appointment process

Term of Appointment

3 years

Compensation

$35 per monthly meeting

Residency Requirement

Yes

Last updated Feb. 5, 2014