Chapter 509: Disparity and Economic Inclusion
Section 509.01 Disparity StudyThe Department of Equity and Inclusion shall conduct a Disparity Study and shall update the Disparity Study every five (5) years thereafter. All such studies shall be designed to meet the legal standards established by court rulings with respect to the constitutionality of programs designed to encourage greater participation of women and minorities in our economy.
A. The Department of Equity and Inclusion, in consultation with the County Equity Commission and the Citizen’s Advisory Council on Equity, shall evaluate the recommendations of the Disparity Study and provide advice to the Executive regarding the implementation of said recommendations, if any.
B. The Department of Equity and Inclusion, in consultation with the County Equity Commission and the Citizen’s Advisory Council on Equity, shall monitor the effectiveness of the implemented recommendations and shall report same to the Executive and Council no less than annually.
(Ordinance Nos. O2021-0007, Enacted 5/25/2021, Effective 5/25/2021; O2011-0048, Enacted 10/8/2013, Effective 10/10/2013)