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File #: 20-77    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/15/2020 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action:
Title: Update and Information Regarding Draft Advisory Board Recruitment and Outreach Plan PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to review the draft outreach plan being developed by staff and to see the ongoing efforts.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Draft Advisory Board Diversity Recruitment Outreach and Communications Plan, 2. Attachment B - Outreach Details to Date
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Update and Information Regarding Draft Advisory Board Recruitment and Outreach Plan

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to review the draft outreach plan being developed by staff and to see the ongoing efforts.      

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DEPARTMENT: Communications and Town Clerk   

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Rachel Heggen and Cathy Dorando      

 

INFORMATION: Town staff have been working on strategies related to advisory board recruitment and outreach in an effort to diversity the applicant pool for advisory boards. The draft plan, detailed outreach to date, and challenges/measurement evaluation information is also attached for your review.


Information from applications from current recruitment:

 

 

Caucasian/White

African-American/Black

Asian

Latinx/Hispanic

Other

% of Applications

72%

7%

9%

9%

3%

% of Population (2018 Census QuickFacts)

69.9%

11.8%

10.6%

8.1%

 

 

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: N/A   

 

RECOMMENDATION:r It is recommended that the Town Council review the outreach plan.