A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A FAIR HOUSING
AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY
WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States of America has declared that all citizens of the
United States have the same right to inherit, purchase, lease, sell, hold, and convey real property
and; said Congress of the United States of America has, hereby, declared that fair and open
housing is to be the law of the land and; said Congress of the United States has also declared that
all citizens will have an equal opportunity for employment.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
ELKINS, ARKANSAS, that:
1. It is hereby declared that the policy of the City of Elkins is to adhere to and comply
with all laws prohibiting discriminatory policies and practices based on color, race,
creed, disability, or national origin in relation to both the private and public use of
housing, property ownership and employment opportunities. It is hereby declared to
be the policy of the City of Elkins to comply with all provisions of the law dealing
with open housing, equal opportunity employment and discrimination in any manner
2. It is further herewith resolved that the City of Elkins will promote fair housing and
equal opportunity employment for all citizens and utilize its efforts and energies to end
any type of discrimination within the City of Elkins.
PASS ED AND APPROVED on this 20th day of September, 2012.
- RESOLUTION NO. 2012-20 (24 Downloads)