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Applications Being Accepted For Mayor’s Opportunity Advisory Council

Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Opportunity Advisory Council.

The purpose of the Mayor’s Opportunity Advisory Council is to advise the Mayor in regard to current procurement and employment processes by providing best practice recommendations designed to continuously promote and strengthen the City’s diversity policies and procedures within the organization to effectively reflect and serve the community.

The Council’s mission is a commitment to researching best practices and benchmarking industry leaders in regard to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of City procurement and City employment. The Council is further committed to the development of recommendations for presentation to the Mayor regarding equitable, innovative, and effective process improvements and program initiatives that celebrate diversity and are designed to sustain a community that is welcoming, culturally inclusive, reflective of the community it serves, and a model for other municipalities.

Applications will be accepted through January 10, 2017 and are available online at An applicant must be a city resident.