07-0636R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDED AGREEMENT WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to execute an addendum to the memorandum of understanding, substantially the same as that on file with the city clerk as Public Document No. __________ between the city and the U.S. department of housing and urban development providing for enforcement of federal civil rights laws and processing of related complaints by the city human rights office and other related matters, which is a revision of the agreement authorized by Resolution 06-0885, passed by the city council on September 21, 2006, to comply with revised federal regulations relating to certification procedures.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This revision to the previously approved interim agreement between the city and the U.S. department of HUD incorporates minor changes in federal regulations relating to the standards for continued certification of the city’s human rights office.