Notices

The five Human Rights Commissioners are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate to staggered five-year terms.

Commissioners may be re-appointed. The Commissioners meet reguarly, usually monthly, to discuss and decide the merits of individual discrimination complaints, as well as to set the overall policy of the organization.

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Upcoming Meetings: 

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT: The Commission promotes full civil and human rights in Vermont.  The Commission protects people from unlawful discrimination in housing, state government employment and public accommodations and pursues its mission by enforcing laws, mediating disputes, educating the public and providing information and referrals.

MEMO TO:               HRC Commissioners

FROM:                       Tamar Cole, HRC Case Manager

DATE:                       March 26, 2015

SUBJECT:                Commission Meeting Agenda

Enclosed please find information for the upcoming Human Rights Commission meeting scheduled for March 26, 2015.  The meeting will take place at the Community National Bank in Barre, Vermont, and will begin at 9:00 AM. 

VERMONT HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Human Rights Commission

Community National Bank

316 North Main Street

Barre, Vermont 05641

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9:00 – 10:00    BUSINESS MEETING

  1. January 22, 2015 Minutes – Attachment 1
  1. Executive Director’s Report – Attachment 2
  1. Legislative Report – Attachment 3

10:00-12:00   EXECUTIVE SESSION TO HEAR CONFIDENTIAL CASES

12:00-12:30      LUNCH

12:30-1:30        EXECUTIVE SESSION RESUMED TO HEAR CONFIDENTIAL CASES (if needed)

1:30- close       BUSINESS MEETING CONTINUED

 

 

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COMMISSION MEETING DATES

2015

The Vermont Human Rights Commission will meet on the following dates in 2015.*  All meetings will be held, space permitting, at the Community National Bank, in Barre, Vermont, will begin at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise specified and continue until business is completed.  Agendas for meetings are posted on this website under Commission Meetings at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.   There will be no meeting in February, July and November.

 

March 26, 2015

 

April 30, 2015

 

May 28, 2015

 

June 25, 2015

 

August 27, 2015 (place tbd)

 

September 24, 2015

 

October 22, 2015

 

December 3, 2015 ( place tbd)

 

* These dates are subject to change due to Commission case needs and Commissioner availability. 

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JANUARY 22, 2015 MEETING

Draft Minutes from the Vermont Human Rights Commission Meeting - January 22, 2015

JANUARY 22, 2015 Meeting Agenda

DECEMBER 4, 2014 MEETING

Approved Minutes from the Vermont Human Rights Commission Meeting - December 4, 2014

DECEMBER 4, 2014 Meeting Agenda

OCTOBER 30, 2014 MEETING

Approved Minutes from the Vermont Human Rights Commission Meeting - October 30, 2014

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 Meeting

Approved Minutes from the Vermont Human Rights Commission Meeting - September 25, 2014

Vermont Human Rights Commission Meeting Agenda - September 25, 2014

SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 Meeting

Approved Minutes from Vermont Human Rights Commission Meeting - September 4, 2014

Vermont Human Rights Commission Meeting Agenda - September 4, 2014