The Multi-Cultural Committee was established under the provisions of Ordinance 79-20 on September 4, 1979, revised by Ordinance 2009-12 tocontribute to the multi-cultural development of the community.
The Multi-Cultural Committee serves to propose such programs that in its opinion will contribute to the multi-cultural development of the community and which may develop and exploit the talents of the members of the community to accomplish the greatest good for the greatest number. The committee shall seek to promote greater awareness and appreciation of the diversity of cultures represented by the City's residents and citizens.
The Multi-Cultural Committee is comprised of 15 members, each serving two year terms. Members are appointed by the Mayor and City Commission. All terms shall commence on June 1st and all appointments shall be for two (2) years except for appointments to fill unexpired terms, which appointments shall be for the remainder of the unexpired term.
Members shall be selected as nearly as practicable on the basis of their interest and involvement in various and different cultural groups, in the arts and letters, in education programs, and in programs that will contribute to the multi-cultural development of our diverse ethnic society.