City of Coldwater, MI
Branch County
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[Ord. No. 255, passed 6-28-1965]
Pursuant to Act 18 of the Public Acts of 1933, Extra Session, as amended, there is hereby created, in and for the City, a Commission to be known as the Coldwater Housing Commission.
[Ord. No. 255, passed 6-28-1965]
The Coldwater Housing Commission shall consist of five members, to be appointed by the City Manager, who is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. City employees and officials are hereby declared to be eligible for appointment to said Commission. The term of office of members of the Commission shall be five years. Members of the first Commission existing hereunder shall be appointed for the terms of one year, two years, three years, four years, and five years respectively, and annually thereafter one member shall be appointed for the term of five years. Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation and may be removed from office by the appointing authority. Any vacancy in office shall be filled by the appointing authority for the remainder of the unexpired term.
[Ord. No. 255, passed 6-28-1965]
The Coldwater Housing Commission shall have all the powers and duties vested or permitted to be vested in Housing Commissions by Act 18 of the Public Acts of 1933, Extra Session, as amended, and any laws heretofore or hereafter enacted which are supplemental thereto, it being the intention of this chapter to vest in the Coldwater Housing Commission all powers and duties permitted by law.
[Ord. No. 255, passed 6-28-1965]
The Commission shall meet at regular intervals, said meetings to be public. It shall adopt its own rules of procedure and shall keep a record of the proceedings. Three members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. A President and Vice-President shall be elected by the Commission. The Commission may appoint a Director, who may also serve as Secretary, and such other employees or officers as shall be necessary. The Commission shall prescribe the duties of all its officers and employees and may, with the approval of the appointing authority, fix their compensation. The Commission may, from time to time as necessary, employ engineers, architects, attorneys and consultants, within the limitation of its established budget.
[Ord. No. 255, passed 6-28-1965]
Funds for the operation of the Commission may be provided by Council, but the Commission shall as soon as possible reimburse the City for all moneys expended by it for the Commission from the revenues received from the sale of bonds.
[Ord. No. 255, passed 6-28-1965]
No member of the Housing Commission, or any of its officers or employees, shall have any interest, directly or indirectly, in any contract for property, material or services to be acquired by said Commission.
[Ord. No. 255, passed 6-28-1965]
The Commission shall make an annual report of its activities to Council, and shall make such other reports as Council may from time to time require.