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Legislation #: 180395 Introduction Date: 5/17/2018
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS, COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, BARNES JR., LOAR, FOWLER AND MCMANUS
Title: Repealing Section 2 of Resolution No. 160929 and enacting a new Section 2 in lieu thereof to permit the City to reevaluate of the role of City Councilmembers on the American Jazz Museum (AJM) Board by eliminating the requirement that one of the City AJM Board members be a member of the City Council representing the district in which AJM is located.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/17/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/17/2018 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
5/23/2018 Immediate Adoption
5/24/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180395

 

Repealing Section 2 of Resolution No. 160929 and enacting a new Section 2 in lieu thereof to permit the City to reevaluate of the role of City Councilmembers on the American Jazz Museum (AJM) Board by eliminating the requirement that one of the City AJM Board members be a member of the City Council representing the district in which AJM is located.

 

WHEREAS, the American Jazz Museum’s By-Laws provide for two City Representatives on the Board of Directors; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Jazz Museum’s By-Laws defines “City representatives” as “Council Members or the City Manager or a member of the Administrative Staff of the City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri;” and

 

WHEREAS, Section 2 of Resolution No. 160929 further restricts the qualifications of the City’s Board appointment by providing that one of the City Representatives will be a member of the City Council representing the district in which the American Jazz Museum is located; and

 

WHEREAS, Recommendation No. 21 of the American Jazz Museum Organization Assessment Report performed by Museum Management Consultants, Inc. recommended reevaluation of the role of Councilmembers on the AJM Board as part of the Board evaluation process; and

 

WHEREAS, the City wishes to remove the restriction that one of the City representatives shall be a member of the City Council representing the district in which the American Jazz Museum is located; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Section 2 of Resolution No. 160929 is repealed and the following new Section 2 is substituted in lieu thereof:

 

“That consistent with §209(a)(3), City Charter, the Mayor will appoint two City members to be City Representatives on the board of directors of the American Jazz Museum.”

 

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