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Legislation #: 060340 Introduction Date: 3/24/2006
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Amending Rule 6 of the Standing Rules of the City Council by establishing an International Committee.

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3/24/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/23/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060340

 

Amending Rule 6 of the Standing Rules of the City Council by establishing an International Committee.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Rule 6 of the Standing Rules of the City Council is amended 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 councilmembers to serve on each of the following standing council committees:

1. Aviation Committee

2. Finance and Audit Committee

3. International Committee

4. Legislative, Rules and Ethics Committee

5. Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

6. Operations Committee

7. Planning, Zoning and Economic Development 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 councilmembers.

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 councilmember 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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