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City to tie up administrative loose ends

November 26, 2012
By KYLE WHITNEY - Journal Staff Writer ( , The Mining Journal

MARQUETTE - The Marquette City Commission will address a handful of minor administrative issues during a regular meeting.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 tonight in commission chambers at city hall.

The body is set to act on a recommendation to approve a non-discrimination plan for the city.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination within any program, service or activity that requires federal assitance. As such, the Michigan Department of Transportation requires all recipients or sub-recipients of federal-aid highway funds to file what is known as a Title VI plan.

MDOT recently informed the city that no such plan was on file for Marquette. On Monday, the commission will vote on the approval of a proposed plan and will act on a recommendation to make City Manager Bill Vajda the Title VI coordinator for the city.

In other business, the commission will:

Kyle Whitney can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 250.



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