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RESOLUTION 19-31 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO ESTABLISHING A <br /> DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION TASK FORCE <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council has a goal to appoint a task force on diversity, equity, and <br /> inclusion <br /> NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Lake Oswego City Council that: <br /> Section 1. A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force is established, with the task <br /> of identifying barriers to participation on the City's boards and commissions, making <br /> suggestions to reduce those barriers, identifying methods to increase the applicant pool <br /> for City job openings, and making suggestions on how the City can increase the diversity <br /> of its applicant pool. <br /> Section 2. The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force will consist of 10 diverse <br /> members who support the interests of underrepresented groups in the community, and <br /> one Council liaison. <br /> Section 3. City staff shall establish a recruitment process for the task force <br /> membership based on the recommendation of the ad hoc subcommittee. <br /> Section 4. The task force shall complete the work identified in Section 1 of this <br /> Resolution within six months of the effective date of this Resolution, and shall report its <br /> findings and suggestions to the City Council. <br /> Section 5. The term of the task force shall extend from its establishment through <br /> the date it delivers its report to the City Council under Section 4 of this Resolution. <br /> Section 6. This Resolution shall take effect upon passage. <br /> Considered and adopted by the City Councilors of the City of Lake Oswego at a regular <br /> meeting held on the 21st day of May, 2019. <br /> AYES: Mayor Studebaker, Manz, O'Neill, LaMotte, Nguyen, Wendland, Kohlhoff <br /> NOES: None <br /> ABSTAIN: None <br /> EXCUSED: None �chtiflf <br /> rl � <br /> Kent Studebaker, Mayor <br /> ATTEST: <br /> 144A44 7UtICA,c <br /> Anne-Marie Simpson, City Recorder <br /> APPROVED A O FORM: <br /> David Powell, City Attorney <br />