First Civil Rights Commission Wins Affirmation

June 20, 2017

Council placed a resolution confirming the appointments of five Akron residents to the city’s first Civil Rights Commission on its consent agenda for the next council meeting. Those appointed were GinaKaye Maddox, Nanette Pitt, Brant Lee, Eufrancia Lash and Cynthia Christman. John Alvarez Turner and Sharon Connor were appointed alternate members. Earlier in the day during a Special Meeting of council, one of the businesses proposing to grow medical marijuana in the city made a presentation on the medical uses of marijuana to treat 40 diseases including Alzheimer’s, cancer, arthritis and diabetes.

Special Meeting June 19, 2017 from Akron City Council on Vimeo

Committees June 19, 2017 from Akron City Council on Vimeo.

Council June 19, 2017 from Akron City Council on Vimeo.