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Wichita City Council will take up non-discrimination ordinance at today’s meeting – Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas 2021-10-12 09:43:28 –

Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) – Wichita City Council Again Enact anti-discrimination ordinances.

Three months ago, the council submitted ordinances following comments and debates, conducted additional consideration and information gathering, reviewed the ordinances proposed by the Diversity, Comprehensive, and Civil Rights Advisory Board, and made public comments. We have secured the opportunity to make recommendations. ..

The Diversity, Comprehensive and Civil Rights Advisory Board then held a number of public meetings between 13 July and 13 July, allowing comments. September 21st.

NS Ordinance Protected by law in areas of age, color, disability, family status, gender identity, genetic information, country of origin or ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or: Discrimination against people due to other factors is prohibited.

  • employment
  • housing
  • public facility

Mayor Brandon Whipple said he would approve the ordinance.

“Therefore, all cities where Wichita is currently losing have NDOs and policies regarding economic growth, attracting and retaining young talent, especially the growth of the technology sector. We are voting: . “

The proposed ordinance makes the city of Wichita an executive body with the following powers:
Investigate alleged discrimination complaints within the city limits of Wichita,
If the complaint cannot be resolved, we will impose a civil penalty of up to $ 2,000 for the breach.

The ordinance did not come into effect until January 1, 2022

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