At a special called meeting on Thursday, September 13, 2007, the Human Relations Commission unanimously agreed to issue the following statements:
Since Mr. David Barbee has stated that he was on the Human Relations Commission and a past chairman, the Human Relations Commission wants to inform the public that he is not currently a member and the last meeting he attended was in January 2006.
The Human Relations Commission does not condone the wording contained in an email written by Mr. David Barbee on August 27, 2007.
The purpose of the Human Relations Commission is to promote amicable relationships among diverse groups of individuals and organizations through non-discriminatory and equal treatment of others. The staff investigates allegations of unlawful and discriminatory practices.
Anyone desiring to file a complaint should contact the Human Relations Commission, located at 360 Bay Street, Suite 240, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.