[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Atlantic City 4-11-2012 by Ord. No. 30-2012. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Arts Commission — See Ch. 13.
There is hereby created the Mayor's Office for Film and Television.
The Commission shall consist of seven members: three members to be appointed by the Mayor, two members to be appointed by City Council, and two resident members to be appointed by the Commission. The Mayor has full discretion to appoint a resident or nonresident to the Commission. City Council may, by a two-thirds vote of its full membership, appoint a nonresident to fill a position on the Commission. All members shall serve without compensation.
All appointments, except newly filled vacancies and except with regard to initial appointments, shall be made to take effect on January 1 of each year, for a full term of two years. Any vacancies occurring by reason of death or by resignation shall be filled for the unexpired term only.
The Commission shall utilize parliamentary procedures and establish bylaws for the orderly conduct of its meetings. The Commission shall organize and hold regular meetings on a schedule to be determined by its bylaws.
The Commission shall have the following duties:
Recommend to the Mayor and City Council any and all projects which the Commission has determined to be in the best interests of the City of Atlantic City for the promotion of filmmaking, the promotion of film programming in the public schools, the promotion of the history of the City of Atlantic City, etc.
Recommend to the Mayor and City Council the operation of film festivals.
Recommend to the Mayor and City Council means by which funds may be raised toward the Commission's major goal of promoting filmmaking and the history of filmmaking in the City of Atlantic City.
Recommend to the Mayor and City Council means by which artifacts and the heritage of the City of Atlantic City filmmaking may be preserved and promoted.
Make findings upon, and recommendations to the Mayor and City Council concerning, utilizing City resources to promote filmmaking and the heritage of City of Atlantic City filmmaking.
Undertake any and all actions authorized by the Mayor and Council with respect to the promotion of filmmaking, operation of film festivals, the raising of funds and preservation of the heritage of City of Atlantic City filmmaking.
To meet several times each year, as designated, and forward minutes of its meetings to the Mayor and Council.
Any and all other and further duties and/or powers that may be delegated by the Mayor and Council.