County Seeking Applications for Community Relations Advisory Committee

Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:52 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking individuals to serve as members on the newly-established New Hanover County/City of Wilmington Community Relations Advisory Committee. The twelve member committee will be organized for the purpose of: addressing community issues involving prejudice or discrimination on the bases of race, national origin, creed or religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or medical condition; informing the Appointing Authorities and other organizations of their findings; and making recommendations, in an advisory capacity, to the Appointing Authorities and other organizations, as necessary.

Those interested in serving should submit a committee application to the Commissioners’ Office. Applications can be obtained at the Board of Commissioners Office (located in the New Hanover County Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 175), by calling 910-798-7149, or on the county’s Boards & Committees web page at commissioners.nhcgov.com. Applicants must reside in New Hanover County and be from one of the following categories:

  • Civil Rights Community
  • Faith Community
  • Business Community
  • Education Community
  • At-Large

Applications are needed by September 2, 2016 for consideration by the Board at the September 19, 2016 meeting.

 

Release Contact:

Teresa Elmore
Clerk to the Board
(910) 798-7149

 

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