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Mayor's Community Relations Commission

Purpose/Duties

The purpose of the Commission is to advise the Mayor concerning the provision of services by City employees for the purposes of enhancing community confidence, improving the operation of government and promoting public understanding of the system of Canton City government.  The Commission reviews the Canton Police Department Internal Affairs Bureau's completed investigations of alleged police misconduct and considers other areas of citizen concern regarding the conduct of City employees while in the performance of their duties.

Meeting Times

Meetings are held quarterly in Council Chambers.

Appointment Process

Members are appointed by the Mayor.  Council confirmation is not required.

Current Members

Community Relations Commission Members Seat Designation Term Expires
Mr. Timothy Miller Mayor Appointee 06/30/2019
Ms. Diane Wissuchek Mayor Appointee 06/30/2018
Mr. Sean Whited Mayor Appointee 06/30/2017
Rev. Charles Prince Mayor Appointee 06/30/2018
Ms. Remel Moore Mayor Appointee 12/31/2018
Major Thomas Grace Mayor Appointee 12/31/2018
Rev. Hubert Fleming Mayor Appointee 12/31/2018

Membership Requirements

  • Members must be residents of the city OR work or own a business in the city.
  • Members must not have ever had any criminal felony convictions.
  • Members must not have ever had any misdemeanor convictions for an offense against a police officer or for an offense involving dishonesty.

Term Lengths

Two (2) years

Compensation

Members serve without compensation.

Authorization

Executive Order No. 1-2008


If you would like to apply to serve on this commission or to recommend someone to serve, please send or fax a cover letter and resume to:

Office of Mayor Thomas M. Bernabei
ATTN: Boards and Commissions
218 Cleveland Ave. SW
Canton, OH  44702

FAX: 330-489-3282


Last updated 10/24/2016

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