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Legislation #: 110421 Introduction Date: 5/26/2011
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 6/12/2011
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FORD
Title: Amending City Council Standing Rule 6, “Committees, appointment of,” to change the name of the Plans, Zoning and Economic Development Committee to the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/26/2011 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/26/2011 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
6/1/2011 Immediate Adoption
6/2/2011 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 110421

 

Amending City Council Standing Rule 6, “Committees, appointment of,” to change the name of the Plans, Zoning and Economic Development Committee to the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee.

 

            BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

            Section 1. Amendment of Rule 6. That City Council Standing Rule 6 is amended to reflect the establishment of Council committees for the term of office beginning May 1, 2011, to read as follows:

 

Rule 6. Committees, appointment of.

 

As soon as practicable after an election but no later than the first day of a council term, the mayor as president of the council shall appoint three to five Council members to serve on each of the following standing Council committees:

 

(1)               Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

 

(2)               Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

 

(3)               Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

 

(4)               Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

 

(5)       Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

 

When making these appointments, the Mayor shall designate who shall serve as chairperson and vice chairperson of each standing committee. The Mayor may serve as an appointed member to one or more of the standing committees. The membership of each of these standing committees shall not exceed five Council members.

 

During a Councilmanic term, the Mayor may change the appointments to these standing committees and the designations of chairperson and vice chairperson of those standing committees.

 

In addition to the standing committees, the mayor may appoint special committees, not encompassed by the foregoing committees. A simple majority of the membership of a special committee shall constitute a quorum.

 

No new Council member shall serve on any Council committee who has not received orientation training on ethics as required by Section 2-1012.5, Code of Ordinances

 

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