[CC 1997 §2.7; Ord. No. 2879-97, 7-16-1997]
The City Plan Commission shall consist of nine (9) members to be appointed by the Mayor and City Council. Each member shall serve a term of three (3) years, and until a successor is appointed and qualified. The City Manager shall appoint a member of the City staff to serve as Commission liaison.
Members of the Commission shall be registered voters of the City and shall hold no other office or position in City Government, except on short term, interim study committees.
The Council shall make every effort to appoint persons with a demonstrated interest in planning and zoning of the City.
Of the two (2) additional members appointed to the Commission in 1997, the Council shall designate one (1) member to serve for a period ending June 30, 1998, and one (1) member to serve for a period ending June 30, 1999. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for a period of three (3) years.
In the event of the death or resignation of a member, a successor shall be appointed by the Council to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term for which the member had been appointed.
Chairman And Co-Chairman. The Commission shall elect a Chairman and a Co-Chairman from the appointed membership of nine (9). Said Chairman and Co-Chairman shall each serve a term of one (1) year and be eligible for reelection.
Secretary. The Secretary of the Commission shall be appointed by the City Manager, and shall:
Be responsible for publication, distribution and posting of agendas prior to each meeting.
Take minutes of each City Plan Commission meeting, recording votes taken. After approval, these minutes shall be filed in the City Clerk's office.
Be responsible for publication and distribution of copies of the approved minutes, reports and decisions of the Commission.
Advise the Mayor and City Council of vacancies and expiring terms on the Commission.
Compensation—Expense Reimbursement. Commission members shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for expenses they incur while on Commission business, provided receipts are furnished and such expenses have been authorized by the City Council.
Powers And Duties. The Commission shall have those powers and duties as specified in the City Charter and such additional powers and duties as may be provided by ordinance.