City of Mission, KS
Johnson County
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Section 260.010 Creation.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009]
There is hereby created a City Sustainability Commission for the City of Mission.

Section 260.020 Membership.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009; Ord. No. 1458 § II, 4-19-2017]
The Sustainability Commission shall consist of nine (9) members, one (1) of whom may be a non-resident of the City of Mission. At least one (1) member shall be from each ward. Two (2) members may be youth members.

Section 260.030 Terms of Office.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009]
The Mayor, with the consent of the Council, shall appoint the members of the Sustainability Commission. Members shall be appointed for terms of two (2) years each except as otherwise herein provided. Vacancies shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term only. The number of members may not be reduced unless a vacancy exists or unless the reduction takes effect at the end of a term. Members of the Sustainability Commission shall be appointed at the first (1st) regular meeting of the Governing Body in January. Members shall serve without compensation.

Section 260.040 Meetings.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009]
Meetings shall be scheduled as determined in the Sustainability Commission's bylaws, rules and regulations.

Section 260.050 Officers.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009]
Officers shall be elected as determined by the Sustainability Commission's bylaws, rules and regulations.

Section 260.060 Powers.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009]
The Commission shall adopt bylaws for the transaction of business. Unless otherwise provided, no action by the Sustainability Commission shall be taken except by a majority vote of the membership thereof. The Commission may employ such persons deemed necessary and make contract for such services as the Commission requires. The Commission from time to time may establish subcommittees, advisory committees or technical committees to advise or assist in the activities of the Commission.

Section 260.070 Record of Proceedings.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009]
A record of all proceedings of the Sustainability Commission shall be kept.

Section 260.080 Sustainability Commission Budget.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009]
The Governing Body shall approve a Sustainability Commission budget and make such allowances to the Sustainability Commission as it deems proper, including funds for the employment of such employees or consultants as the Governing Body may authorize and provide and shall add the same to the general budget. Prior to the time that monies are available under the budget, the Governing Body may appropriate monies for such purposes from the General Funds. The Governing Body may enter into such contracts as it deems necessary for the purpose of this act and may receive and expend such funds and monies from the State or Federal Government or from any other source for such purposes.

Section 260.090 Sustainability Plan Review.

[Ord. No. 1300 §1, 6-17-2009]
At least once each year, the Sustainability Commission shall review or reconsider the comprehensive sustainability plan or any part thereof and may propose amendments, extension or additions to the same.