§5-11-12. Local human relations commissions

Published: 2015

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WVC 5-11-12

§5-11-12. Local human relations commissions.

(a) The legislative body of a political subdivision may, by

ordinance or resolution, authorize the establishment or membership

in and support of a local human relations commission. The number

and qualifications of the members of any local commission and their

terms and method of appointment or removal shall be such as may be

determined and agreed upon by the legislative body, except that no

such member shall hold office in any political party.

(b) The legislative body of any political subdivision shall

have the authority to appropriate funds, in such amounts as may be

deemed necessary, for the purpose of contributing to the operation

of a local commission.

(c) The local commission shall have the power to appoint such

employees and staff, as it may deem necessary, to fulfill its


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