Human Relations Commission

Overview


The City of Blue Springs is a community that prides itself on its diversity and its responsiveness to all citizens. In order to enhance the ability to educate and also respond to concerns that may be expressed related to gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or disability, the City created the Blue Springs Human Relations Commission (HRC). 

Established by Municipal Code Section 120.500.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Blue Springs Human Relations Commission is to foster the improvement of human relations among and between citizens of all cultural backgrounds, so as to provide all individuals with an equitable opportunity to grow and participate to the best of their ability in our economic, educational, political, and social systems. 

Vision Statement

Blue Springs is an inclusive community where all persons are accepted and valued. 

Meetings 

Meetings of the Human Relations Commission are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.   

Members 

The Commission is comprised of seven community leaders from diverse backgrounds appointed by the Mayor and City Council to foster the improvement and shall serve staggered terms of three years each. Two students from the Blue Springs School District will be selected to serve on the committee. 

Annual Report

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Human Relations Commission 2017 photo
Board Members
Appointed
Term Expires
Majorie Major, Chairman 2018 2019
Susan Stokenbury, Vice Chairman 2018 2019
     
Quin Evans, Student Rep. (BSHS) - NON-VOTING 2018 2019
VACANT, Student Rep. (BSSHS) - NON-VOTING 2018 2019
Jane Bowerman 2016 2019
Gino Bueno  2016 2019
Marjorie Major 2017 2020
Susan Stokenbury 2017 2020
Shawnna Squire 2018 2021
VACANT 2018 2021
VACANT 2018 2021

In the Community

HRc Fair 2015
2016 Neighborhood Fair-Autumn Bend
2015 Helping Residents Connect Fair