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Lisa Allmendinger on November 20th, 2017

Consideration of the Chelsea Human Rights Commission’s survey as well as its plan for the first part of 2018 are expected to be on the agenda for the Chelsea City Council Nov. 27. At its Nov. 15 meeting, the Human Rights Commission unanimously approved a motion to accept the survey and the phase one plan […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 7th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea Human Rights Commission’s goal is that by the end of the year the Chelsea City Council will have approved both the HRC surveys and a plan for the upcoming year. That was one of the topics discussed at the HRC’s Nov. 1 meeting. The surveys, which were approved by the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 21st, 2017

By Lisa Carolin Making final changes to surveys and creating a plan for the upcoming year were the main topics addressed by the Chelsea Human Rights Commission at its Oct. 18 meeting. HRC members unanimously approved the surveys as amended at the meeting. There are two surveys – one for organizations and one for residents […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 25th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea Human Rights Commission received a complaint on July 24 but has been unable to respond to it because the Chelsea City Council has not yet approved the HRC’s bylaws. The two groups met on Sept. 18 for a work session to discuss changes to the bylaws. At the HRC’s Sept. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 18th, 2017

A reminder: the Chelsea City Council and the Chelsea Human Rights Commission (HRC) will have a work session at 6 p.m. prior to the start of the regularly scheduled council meeting. The two groups will discuss the HRC’s proposed bylaws and complaint form.

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 28th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea Human Rights Commission held a special meeting on Aug. 23 to discuss changes to its bylaws made by the Chelsea City Council at its Aug. 7 meeting. HRC President Lynn Fox attended the council’s Aug. 21 meeting and during public comment requested that council table approving the bylaws to give […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 21st, 2017

By Lisa Carolin Because the Chelsea City Council did not approve the Human Rights Commission’s bylaws at its last meeting, the HRC was forced to table consideration of a complaint at its Aug. 16 meeting. HRC members expressed some dismay at the meeting regarding some of the changes city council members plan to make to […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 16th, 2017

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By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea Human Rights Commission received a complaint on July 24, but it will not follow up on the complaint until the commission’s bylaws are approved. The board unanimously (Lynn Fox absent) adopted a motion at its Aug. 2 meeting to table discussion of the complaint until its Aug.16 meeting and to […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 22nd, 2017

By Lisa Carolin At its July 18 meeting, Chelsea’s Human Rights Commission’s members voted unanimously (Elizabeth Voshel absent) to approve bylaws that include purpose, objectives, and duties, membership, ethics and conflicts of interest, as well as officers, meetings, and parliamentary authority. Those bylaws must now be approved by the Chelsea City Council, which will tentatively […]

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