City of Clayton, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1970 §2-9; Ord. No. 4864 §1, 2-11-1992]
Charter Reference — Creation, etc., of parks and recreation commission, art. IV §§1, 7.
The Board of Aldermen shall appoint seven (7) members to a Parks and Recreation Commission which shall act in an advisory capacity to the Board of Aldermen and the Director in matters pertaining to parks and public recreation. The Board of Education of the Clayton school district shall be requested to recommend two (2) of its members as additional members of the Commission, and if so recommended, such members shall be appointed. All members shall be electors of the City and shall hold no other office or employment in the government of the City. Commencing with the appointments in 1992, two (2) members shall be appointed for a two (2) year term and two (2) members shall be appointed for a three (3) year term. Thereafter members shall be appointed for terms of three (3) years each. Those members in office at the time of adoption of this Section shall serve the terms for which they were appointed. Vacancies shall be filled by appointments for unexpired terms. The Chairman shall be named by the Board of Aldermen; said officer may be appointed to such office for one (1) year term.
[Ord. No. 6028 §§1—2, 8-12-2008; Ord. No. 6207 §1, 6-12-2012]
The Mayor, with the approval of the Board of Aldermen, shall appoint an Advisory Committee consisting of not more than seven (7) members and two (2) ex-officio representatives as provided below, to consider and make recommendations to the Board of Aldermen on the use of the Special Business District Fund (Special Tax District) and upon request, to make recommendations regarding significant matters related to the vitality of the business community. The Advisory Committee shall consist of seven (7) voting representatives, of which at least two (2) will be from each Ward. Each member shall serve for a term of three (3) years. Vacancies on the Committee shall be filled by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Aldermen for the unexpired term of the vacating member. No member may be appointed to serve more than three (3) full terms consecutively. The terms of all members shall expire on June thirtieth (30th) of the appropriate year. These representatives should be from such groups as the commercial real estate community; the financial industry; the legal field; businesses maintaining an office located in the central business district; and businesses maintaining retail business located in the central business district. In addition, the Clayton School District and the Clayton Chamber of Commerce may each appoint a member to serve in an ex-officio non-voting capacity. The Chair of such Advisory Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Aldermen. In addition, the Mayor, along with two (2) Aldermen assigned by the Mayor on an annual basis, may serve as liaisons to the Committee.
[Ord. No. 6105 §1, 5-25-2010; Ord. No. 6207 §1, 6-12-2012; Ord. No. 6506, 11-14-2017]
A. 
There is hereby established the Public Art Advisory Committee of the City of Clayton to assist the City in acquiring, promoting and enhancing public art and the quality of life throughout the City.
B. 
The Committee shall consist of three (3) members appointed by the Board of Aldermen. There shall also be two (2) alternate members appointed by the Board of Aldermen to serve at the request of the Committee Chairperson at any meeting in the absence or disqualification of one (1) or more regular members. All members and alternate members shall be residents and registered voters of the City of Clayton at the time of appointment and while serving on the Committee. Members and alternates shall be art professionals or have extensive background in and familiarity with the field of art. Members and alternates shall hold no other office or position in the City Government except for short term or ad hoc study or advisory committees. Members and alternates shall serve without remuneration.
C. 
The original appointees shall be appointed for staggered terms such that one (1) member shall be appointed for a term of one (1) year; one (1) member for a term of two (2) years; a third (3rd) member for a term of three (3) years; one (1) alternate for a term of one (1) year, and the other alternate for a term of two (2) years. Thereafter, members shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years. Alternate members shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years. Vacancies on the Committee shall be filled by the Board of Aldermen for the unexpired term of the vacating member. The terms of all members and alternates shall expire on June thirtieth (30th) of the appropriate year.
D. 
The Board of Aldermen shall appoint one (1) member as Chairperson to serve for a term of one (1) year. Meetings of the Committee shall be held at the call of the Chairperson and at such other times as the Committee may determine. The Committee shall keep minutes of all meetings, showing the vote of each member upon each question or, if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact and shall keep records of its official actions.
E. 
The Committee shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen and the Plan Commission/Architectural Review Board to review, consider and render advice and recommendations on such City and private developments, planned unit developments, special development district developments or other matters involving public art as may be referred to the Committee by the Mayor, Board of Aldermen or, as to private developments, Plan Commission/Architectural Review Board. The City Manager shall designate an appropriate staff member, taking into account the location and nature of the matter under review and the availability, experience and training of staff personnel, to support and coordinate the work of the Committee on each matter referred to the Committee.
F. 
For purposes of this Section, the term “public art” refers to works of art in any media that have been planned, executed and so situated as to evidence intent that they be observed by the members of the public located in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all. “Public art” shall not include works of art that are displayed for purposes of sale or works located inside buildings and only incidentally or occasionally observable from the public domain.
G. 
In considering opportunities for public art the Committee shall consider and render advice on:
1. 
Whether the proposed artist is qualified for an assignment of the character proposed;
2. 
Whether the proposed artwork fits the project conceptually and economically and has an appropriate visual impact;
3. 
Whether the scale and value of the proposed public art piece is reasonable and appropriate for the site and the nature of the development under consideration; and
4. 
Whether the site for the proposed public art installation within the development under consideration is appropriate.
[Ord. No. 6208 §1, 6-12-2012; Ord. No. 6507, 11-14-2017]
A. 
There is hereby established the Sustainability Committee of the City of Clayton, which Committee shall consist of seven (7) voting representatives appointed by the Board of Aldermen, at least two (2) of which will be from each ward. One member shall be appointed each year by the Board of Aldermen to serve as Chairman. The Board of Aldermen may also appoint one (1) member each of such other citizen boards, committees or commissions as the Board believes appropriate to serve as an ex officio (non-voting) liaison representative to the Sustainability Committee.
B. 
The role of the Committee shall be to advise the Mayor, Board of Aldermen and City Manager with respect to the development and support of ecologically sound and sustainable programs and practices within Clayton's municipal government, the Clayton community and the metropolitan St. Louis region.
C. 
Each member shall serve for a term of three (3) years, though initial appointments of new members expanding the membership of the Committee should be for one (1) or two (2) year terms in order to stagger the terms of the Committee's membership such that, as nearly as possible, the terms of one-third (1/3) of the Committee's members expire each year. Appointments to succeed to an existing Committee membership position shall be for three (3) year terms. Vacancies on the Committee shall be filled for the unexpired term of the vacating member. No member may be appointed to serve more than three (3) full terms consecutively. The terms of all members shall expire on June thirtieth (30th) of the appropriate year.