The City of Twin Falls will continue to accept applications for members of the city’s new Inclusion and Diversity Committee until 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 13. The city received several applications and will now begin the process of selecting members of the city’s first Inclusion and Diversity Committee.
The committee members, which will be selected by the Twin Falls City Manager and advise them on issues related to diversity and inclusion, will consist of no less than five, and no more than nine, volunteers who reflect the diversity of of Twin Falls and represent a broad spectrum of the community.
“I’m very pleased with the number, and the caliber, of individuals in our community who applied to serve on the Inclusion and Diversity Committee,” said Twin Falls City Manager, Travis Rothweiler.
The Twin Falls City Council approved the charter for the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, which will advise the Twin Falls City Manager on issues related to diversity and inclusion in the City of Twin Falls. The committee will also help further the goals of the city’s strategic plan and work to improve access to local government for all residents including: Latinos, Refugees, Immigrants, African Americans, Senior Citizens, Physically and Mentally Disabled, LGBTQ+, and the many religious faiths in the community.
For more information about the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, please go to the City of Twin Falls website at www.tfid.org