Section 2-529 Composition; compensation; terms; vacancies.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20161 on 01/05/2009, Section 2-529 read as follows.
(a) The commission shall consist of
members that are designated as the
coordinating committee. The commission may also include up to five (5) resource members
defined below, and liaison members as defined below. The majority of members of both the
coordinating committee and resource members shall be qualified voters residing within the City
of Columbia. Two members of the coordinating committee shall be residents of Boone County,
not residing within the city limits of Columbia. The members of the commission should, to the
extent practicable, reflect a broad cross section of the community. Liaison members
nonvoting members of the commission who are appointed by the commission to help with
outreach to the community or to communicate with identified citizen groups that are assisting
with visioning, and to otherwise work with the commission on public education and outreach.
Resource members are
voting members of the commission and are appointed by the city
to help in the work of the commission and share their expertise
in one or more substantive areas such as, but not limited to, data collection, fundraising,
intergovernmental cooperation, management, or process design.
(b) The coordinating committee
and resource members shall
be appointed by the city council
following the nominating and application process set forth in Sec. 2-530 below. All members of
the commission shall serve without compensation.
(c) Members of the coordinating committee shall serve
for a term of three (3) years, except
as otherwise provided below in relation to initial terms, and until their successors are appointed
and qualified. The first three (3) members appointed to the coordinating committee shall serve
for five (5) years, the second two (2) members appointed shall serve for four (4) years
two (2) members shall serve for three (3) years
and the final two members shall serve for two (2) years
. Thereafter, each new member of the
coordinating committee shall be appointed for three (3) years or until a successor has been
appointed. Resource members shall serve for two (2) year terms and liaison members shall serve
for one (1) year terms. Members whose terms expire may be reappointed for successive terms.
(d) Vacancies in any coordinating
position shall be
filled by the city council. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only. The council shall
as near as possible appoint someone with similar qualifications to fill a vacated seat.
(Ord. No. 20081, § 1, 10-6-08)