Series 110 2009 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 110-634; Ord. 20499; Calling a special election in the City of Columbia, Missouri, to be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, to consider an initiative to enact a downtown safety camera ordinance
Bill No. B 352-09
calling a special election in the City of Columbia, Missouri, to be held on Tuesday,
2010, to consider an initiative to enact a downtown safety camera ordinance; directing
notification of the election authority; describing the form of the notice of election; and fixing the
time when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. A special election is hereby
ordered to be held in the City of Columbia,
Missouri, on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, on the following question:
SHALL THE PROPOSED INITIATIVE ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO DOWNTOWN
SAFETY CAMERAS BE PASSED?
THE PROPOSED ORDINANCE WOULD AUTHORIZE THE POLICE CHIEF TO DEPLOY
SAFETY CAMERAS IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SECURITY.
THE PROPOSED ORDINANCE CONTAINS PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS FOR
DEPLOYING THE CAMERAS INCLUDING PUBLIC NOTICE AND AN OPPORTUNITY
FOR PUBLIC COMMENT.
THE PROPOSED ORDINANCE CONTAINS LIMITATIONS ON THE DEPLOYMENT OF
THE CAMERAS. FOR EXAMPLE, THE CAMERAS MUST BE CONSPICUOUS AND
SHALL ONLY CAPTURE IMAGES THAT CAN BE SEEN FROM PUBLIC PLACES
WHERE THERE IS NO REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY.
SECTION 2. The City Clerk is hereby
authorized and directed to notify the Clerk of the
County Commission of Boone County, Missouri, of the adoption of this ordinance no later than 5
o'clock p.m. on January 26, 2010, and to include in the notification all of the terms and
provisions required by Chapter 115, RSMo.
SECTION 3. The form of the notice
of election shall be substantially as set forth on "Exhibit
A" attached hereto and made a part hereof as fully as if set forth herein verbatim.
SECTION 4. The election shall be held
and conducted, and the results thereof canvassed and
returned, in all respects in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri and the Charter and
Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri.
SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be in
full force and effect from and after its passage.
PASSED this 7th day of December, 2009.