City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 6-24-2008 by Ord. No. MC-4404. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Appointment committee — See Ch. 23.

§ 56A-1
Establishment. 

§ 56A-2
Composition. 

§ 56A-3
Membership; appointment. 

§ 56A-4
Commission Chairperson. 

§ 56A-5
Terms. 

§ 56A-6
Duties. 

§ 56A-7
Meetings; report to City Council. 

§ 56A-8
Quorum. 

§ 56A-9
Hiring of employees; advisory capacity. 

§ 56A-1 Establishment.

There is hereby established a Camden Hall of Fame Commission, hereinafter referred to as the "Commission."

§ 56A-2 Composition.

The voting members of the Commission shall be comprised of residents and former residents of the City of Camden. The nonvoting members of the Commission shall be comprised of employees and officials of the City of Camden and other individuals who are to serve in an advisory capacity to the Commission.

§ 56A-3 Membership; appointment.

A. 

The Commission shall consist of five voting members who shall be appointed by a majority vote of the City Council of the City of Camden. The City Council shall select the members of the Commission from a list of individual candidates agreed upon by the City Council of the City of Camden.

B. 

The Commission shall consist of three nonvoting members who shall be appointed by the City Council of the City of Camden, wherein one such member shall be a member of City Council and two such members shall be designated by the Mayor, not excluding employees or officials of the City of Camden.

§ 56A-4 Commission Chairperson.

The Commission Chairperson shall be appointed by a majority vote of the Commission members.

§ 56A-5 Terms.

The terms of both voting and nonvoting Commission members shall be for two years. The initial appointments to the Commission shall be staggered whereby 1/2 of the members shall serve one-year terms and 1/2 of the members shall serve two-year terms. The terms of the initial appointments shall be designated by City Council.

§ 56A-6 Duties.

The Commission shall advise the City Council on the following matters:

A. 

Proposed location for the Camden Hall of Fame within the boundaries of the City of Camden.

B. 

Solicit and approve the names of individuals to be considered for the Camden Hall of Fame. For the purposes of selection and designation, the human endeavors of the honorees shall be divided into the following six major categories:

(1) 

Public service.

(2) 

Music and fine arts.

(3) 

Business and industry.

(4) 

Education and religion.

(5) 

Sports and athletics.

(6) 

Philanthropy.

§ 56A-7 Meetings; report to City Council.

The Commission shall periodically meet and report to the City Council on its activities toward the fulfillment of its purpose.

§ 56A-8 Quorum.

A quorum shall consist of a majority of the voting membership.

§ 56A-9 Hiring of employees; advisory capacity.

There is no provision herein made for the hiring or employment of officers and employees of the Commission. The Commission shall function solely in an advisory capacity in accordance with the purpose of the Commission.