Meets – 1st Thursday, 6:00 PM, Erickson Conference Room, City Hall
The Community Relations Commission’s duties and powers shall encompass the following:
To conduct research, publish, and utilize studies in the field of intergroup relations and to develop and implement procedures to educate the community, equalize opportunities, eliminate discrimination, and promote good will among all persons.
To receive and record any complaint alleging discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, Vietnam veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, ancestry, age, or physical or mental handicap, as defined by City Ordinance.
To seek to resolve conflicts between persons involved in complaints, which are within the jurisdiction of the commission. (Galesburg Municipal Code, Title III, Administration, Chapter 33, City Boards, Commissions, & Organizations, Section 37.20-37.28)
Members and 3-year term expiration
Anthony Law, February 1, 2016
Carrie McKillip, February 1, 2017
John Hunigan, February 1, 2018
Debbie Padilla, February 1, 2016
Semenya McCord, February 1, 2017
Carolyn Hawes, February 1, 2018
Elysse MacLeod, February 1, 2018
David Jones, Staff Liaison
Peter Schwartzman, City Council Liaison
To file a complaint of discrimination, please access the documents at the left of this page.