KENT COUNTY, MARYLAND

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CAREER CENTER
Reorganized by 2017 as American Job Center, a joint partnership between Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board and Maryland Department of Labor.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
Merged with Tourism Development Advisory Board to form Economic and Tourism Development Commission in May 2021.

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
Formed in 2002, the Human Relations Commission was abolished in 2012.

The Commission provided advice and assistance to those in Kent County who filed complaints of discrimination against federal or State agencies. In the community, the Commission promoted programs aimed at raising awareness of and discouraging unlawful discrimination. At the behest of the Board of County Commissioners, the Commission also studied, submitted reports, and offered advice on matters of discrimination prohibited by federal or State law.

Annually, the Commission reported on its activities to the Board of County Commissioners.

Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, the Commission consisted of a minimum of seven members who served three-year terms. Chosen by the Commission, the chair and vice-chair served one-year terms (County Code, secs. 36-1 through 36-8).

OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Reorganized as Office of Economic and Tourism Development in Dec. 2020.

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD
Merged with Economic Development Commission to form Economic and Tourism Development Commission in May 2021.

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