FINAL ADOPTED BUDGET FY2021-22
HUMAN R IGHT S
Departmental Objectives Respond to all inquiries and requests for technical assistance within 48 hours. Investigate complaints of discrimination and respond to residents’ concerns in accordance with the City’s ordinance. Promote access to City services and programs for individuals with limited English proficiency through the City’s Language Access Plan. Offer cultural and educational programs/events, independently and in collaboration with other City departments and external organizations which meet diverse community needs. Provide advisory and consulting services to businesses through departmental programs in support of economic development. Participate in and support youth programs that provide progressive core value and character development activities. Provide assistance to the Human Rights Commission and the Commission on the Status of Women.
Workload Measures Number of complaints conciliated
Number of requests for assistance received yearly Number of programs affirmatively furthering fair housing
Efficiency Measures Percent of programs conducted yearly without general fund expenditures Percent of requests for technical assistance responded to within 48
hours Percent of complaints requiring full investigating yearly
Budget Highlights: The FY 21-22 Adopted Budget is increasing by $201,345, or 37.9%. The budget includes reinstated reductions in contributions to nongovernmental agencies ($10,000), and seminar and training ($6,000) that were reduced to address projected revenue shortfalls due to COVID-19. The FY 21-22 budget includes a service enhancement for the creation of two (2) FTEs, an Investigations Specialist to support the expansion of the City’s nondiscrimination ordinance and a Commission Administrator to support the Human Rights Commission and other Council appointed advisory boards.
Adopted 2021-22 Budget
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