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Legislation #: 910064 Introduction Date: 1/10/1991
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 1/24/1991
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZMAYOR BERKLEY
Title: Submitting to the electors of Kansas City at the next election to be held in said City, not less than sixty (60) days after the passage of this ordinance, an amendment to the Charter of the City adopted February 24, 1925, as amended, which repeals Section 445 which created a Municipal Art Commission and adopts a new Section 445 creating a Cultural Art Commission, and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.

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1/10/1991

Referred Audit And Operations Committee

1/16/1991

Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

1/17/1991

Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

1/24/1991

Passed


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 910064

 

Submitting to the electors of Kansas City at the next election to be held in said City, not less than sixty (60) days after the passage of this ordinance, an amendment to the Charter of the City adopted February 24, 1925, as amended, which repeals Section 445 which created a Municipal Art Commission and adopts a new Section 445 creating a Cultural Art Commission, and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That there shall be submitted to the qualified electors of Kansas City, Missouri, at the next election to be held in said City, not less than sixty (60) days after the passage of this ordinance, a proposed amendment to the Charter of said City adopted February 24, 1925, as amended, which proposition and amendment shall read as follows:

 

Providing for the creation of a Cultural Art

Commission to replace the existing Municipal

Art Commission.

 

BE IT ADOPTED BY THE PEOPLE OF KANSAS CITY:

 

(a) That the Charter of Kansas City, Missouri, adopted

February 24, 1925, as amended, be amended by repealing the existing Section 445 thereof, and adopting in lieu thereof a new Section 445 to read as follows:

 

Section 445. Cultural Art Commission - Membership.

 

There shall be a Cultural Art Commission consisting of

the Mayor, the President of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners and the Chairman of the City Plan Commission all ex officio and eight (8) other members to be appointed by the Mayor who shall be persons competent to determine the artistic value of works of art, one (1) of whom shall be designated by the Mayor to serve as Chairman. As of the effective date of this section, the current members of the previous Municipal Art Commission shall be members of the Cultural Art Commission for the balance of their term. One (1) of the two (2) new members shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years and one new member for a term of one (1) year. Thereafter the terms of office of such appointed members shall be three (3) years and until their successors are appointed and have qualified. All appointments shall be for terms beginning on the 10th day of April in the year in which the appointment is made. Any vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the Mayor for the unexpired term. Members of the Commission shall receive no compensation.

 


(b) This Charter amendment shall become effective immediately upon approval by the qualified electors.

 

Section B. The City Clerk shall deliver copies of this ordinance to the Board of Election Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri, the Board of Election Commissioners of Clay County, Missouri, and the Clerks of the Counties of Platte County and Cass County, Missouri, which shall be the authority of said Boards of Election Commissioners and County Clerks, respectively, to submit this amendment to the electors of said City as hereinbefore provided and give public notice as provided by law.

 

Section C. This ordinance, providing for the submission of a Charter amendment to the people of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby recognized to be an emergency measure within the meaning of Section 15, Article II of the Charter of said City and as such shall become effective immediately upon its passage.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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City Attorney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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