Troy revives Human Relations Commission, accepting applications

Troy is reviving its Human Relations Commission and is looking for people interested in serving on it.

Mayor Robin Oda announced the revival of the commission earlier this week.

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“Troy is a great place to live but, like all communities, we can always do better,” she said. “The HRC is a great way to study our challenges and opportunities related to issues involving age, race, poverty and common-sense communications.”

The commission will bring together a diverse group of residents “to talk to one another and, most importantly, discuss how we can collectively resolve misperceptions and misconceptions surrounding Troy, the Dayton region and state of Ohio,” the mayor added.

MAYOR ANNOUNCES REVIVAL OF HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION Troy Mayor Robin Oda announced today that she will be asking from...

Posted by City of Troy, Ohio Government on Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The commission was inactive at the time of Oda’s announcement.

“This commission has been dormant, but will serve to discuss the issues of the community with regards to race, gender, social economics and other concerns,” said Troy City Council President Bill Lutz. “I know that Mayor Oda’s appointments will work towards common solutions that will make Troy an even greater place to live, work and visit.”

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Applicants must live within the city limits. Applications are available here and will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. June 10.

For more information, contact the mayor’s office at 937-335-1725.

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