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Legislation #: 990305 Introduction Date: 3/4/1999
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 3/25/1999
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS BLACKWOOD, FORD, DANAHER AND STACKHAUS
Title: Establishing a special committee of the Council to develop for consideration of the Council a "job description" for the position of Council member, to include at least the role of the Council and a Council member in conducting oversight of City operations, providing appropriate constituent services, and enacting legislation.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/4/1999

Prepare to Introduce

3/4/1999

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

3/10/1999

Hold On Agenda

3/17/1999

Be Adopted

3/18/1999

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

3/25/1999

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 990305

 

Establishing a special committee of the Council to develop for consideration of the Council a job description for the position of Council member, to include at least the role of the Council and a Council member in conducting oversight of City operations, providing appropriate constituent services, and enacting legislation.

 

WHEREAS, a special Council Ethics/Relations Committee was appointed by the Mayor to develop guidance for the City Council on the proper interaction between the Council and City staff and to improve ethics in City government; and

 

WHEREAS, during 1997 and 1998 the Council Ethics/Relations Committee met with former Mayors, Council members, City staff, the United States Attorney, and members of the public to study the issues and learn of opportunities available to the Council to accomplish its charge; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council Ethics/Relations Committee has concluded that providing a framework for the understanding of the role of a member of the City Council will benefit each member of the Council, the Council as an institution, and the people of the City of Kansas City; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That within 45 days of adoption of this resolution the Mayor appoint a special committee of Council members to develop a job description for members of the City Council to include at least the role of the Council and a Council member in conducting oversight of City operations, providing appropriate constituent services, and enacting legislation.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager is requested to provide administrative, technical and professional support to this special committee as required by the committee.