Section 110-180; Ord. 20254; Amending Chapter 2 of the City Code as it relates to membership on the Substance Abuse Advisory Commission


Ordinance No. 20254                            Council Bill No. B 97-09

     AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 2 of the City Code as it relates to membership on the Substance Abuse Advisory Commission; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 2-371. Members; terms.

    (a)     The commission shall be composed of ten (10) members with the following qualifications: One (1) member shall be a representative of the University of Missouri appointed by the chancellor of the University of Missouri –  Columbia represent the  institutions of higher education; one (1) member shall be a representative of the Columbia Police Department appointed by the city manager; one (1) member shall be a representative of the Columbia School District appointed by the superintendent of Columbia Public Schools; one (1) member shall be a represent the healthcare professional professions; one (1) member shall be a student under the age of twenty-five (25); and the five (5) remaining members shall have demonstrated interest in and concern for substance and alcohol abuse problems in the community.

    (b)     The members shall be appointed by the city council on or about the first day of October of each year for three-year terms, and shall serve without compensation. The first members of the commission shall be appointed for staggered terms as follows: Three (3) members three (3) years, three (3) members two (2) years, three (3) members one (1) year. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for unexpired terms only.

    SECTION 2.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 20th day of April, 2009.