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Legislation #: 910473 Introduction Date: 5/2/1991
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 6/13/1991
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FINLEY
Title: Directing the City Manager to provide incoming councilmembers with orientation materials prior to the first Council Legislative Session.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/2/1991

Prepare to Introduce

5/2/1991

Referred Rules And Audit Committee

5/15/1991

Hold Off Agenda

6/5/1991

Be Adopted

6/6/1991

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

6/13/1991

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 910473

 

Directing the City Manager to provide incoming councilmembers with orientation materials prior to the first Council Legislative Session.

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WHEREAS, a new mayor and council was sworn into office April 10, 1991; and

 

WHEREAS, a substantial number of the councilmembers were lacking a direct experience with the governmental structure and operations of City of Kansas City, Missouri; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the City Manager be and is hereby directed to provide incoming councilmembers elect and the mayor elect with the following orientation materials after election but prior to the first Council Legislative Session:

 

A. A written synopsis of the functions and responsibilities of each City Department.

 

B. The opportunity to meet with each department head and receive orientation on the City department's functions

and responsibilities.

 

C. A synopsis of the City financing sources, including definitions of terms.

 

D. An opportunity to meet with the City Attorney, and staff to receive orientation on legislative procedures, the

Sunshine Law, the Open Meetings Law and the Ethics

Ordinance.

 

E. The opportunity to meet with the Director of Personnel and receive orientation on salary and benefits.

 

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