The purpose of the Community Relations Commission is to safeguard equal opportunities of all citizens of Rapid City by resolving conflict, settling complaints of discrimination, and promoting cooperation within the community.
NUMBER OF MEMBERS
Due consideration will be given to racial minorities and other under-represented groups, with a goal of matching the racial, religious, and gender distribution of our City.
RESIDENCY/REGISTERED VOTER REQUIREMENT
Members must be a legal resident of Rapid City.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
City of Rapid City is committed to improving the quality of life for all of its residents by encouraging fair treatment and promoting mutual understanding and respect. In order to further this goal, the Rapid City Community Relations Commission (RCHRC) was established by Municipal Ordinance No. 5377, and is authorized by the ordinance and state law to investigate any discriminatory acts or practices within the city limits.
Rapid City Community Relations Commission investigates and mediates discrimination complaints in:
- Public Services
- Public Accommodations
Persons believing they've been treated unfairly in Rapid City because of their race, sex, disability, national origin, religion or familial status may contact the HRC/MOA Coordinator LaFawn Janis for assistance at (605) 718-2420.
The commission meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 4:00 pm in the 3rd Floor Training Room (North by Northwest Room) of the City Administration Building.
Paula Long Fox - Term Expire - December 2025
Walt Swan - Term Expires - December 2025
Lloyd LaCroix - Term Expires - December 2025
Denise Maher - Term Expires - December 2023
Reese Niu - Term Expires - December 2025
Karen Mortimer - Term Expires - December 2023
Amy Sazue - Term Expires - December 2024
Bill May - Term Expires - December 2024
Barry Tice - Term Expires - December 2024
Laura Armstrong - Term Expires - July 2023
Phone: (605) 718-2420
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Ordinance 2.64 RCMC