Section 2-283 Election and terms of officers; vacancies.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20672 on 07/06/2010, Section 2-283 read as follows.
The Downtown Columbia Leadership Council
shall have the following duties:
Develop and recommend to the city council
proposed boundaries of an expanded
downtown development concept plan and study area
Periodically review the boundaries of the
expanded downtown development concept plan and study area as defined in the Downtown
Columbia Leadership Columbia Interim Report dated May, 2009 (roughly Garth Avenue to
Business Loop 70 to Old Highway 63 to Stewart Road and the northern edge of the University of
current assets and additional opportunities within the expanded study
area that would assist in the area's redevelopment.
(3) Advise city staff and consultants on preparation
of a blight/conservation study and
preparation of a Missouri Downtown and Rural Economic Stimulus Act (MODESA) application.
Develop for city council consideration,
a strategic plan for the area and an underlying
concept plan, similar to the plan prepared for the downtown area by Sasaki Associates. The
Sasaki Plan should be used as a base for the expanded area
Work with city-funded consultants to
conduct annual downtown planning activities and to create a comprehensive downtown strategic
(5) Recommend to the city council possible development
guidelines and physical attributes
for downtown Columbia.
Work on other projects requested by
the city council
Monitor the implementation of
recommendations resulting from the downtown planning charrette project and future DCLC
downtown planning projects
(7) Review and comment on all future downtown public finance
mechanisms including tax
increment financing (TIF), Brownfields and other economic incentives.
(8) Provide downtown awareness and outreach to include,
but not limited to, DCLC annual
report (measurables, progress, investment, jobs, etc.), annual downtown awards program and
quarterly downtown seminars and presentations.
(9) The DCLC shall meet regularly and at the call of the
chair. The chair is authorized to
excuse any member from attendance at a meeting; provided, that the member had requested to be
excused at least one (1) day before the meeting. Members who are absent, without being
excused, from twenty-five (25) percent of the regular meetings held in a calendar year shall
automatically forfeit their office. Members who are absent from three (3) consecutive regular
meetings shall automatically forfeit their office. It shall be the duty of the chair to promptly
notify the city council of any such vacancy. The DCLC shall have the power to adopt its own
additional procedural regulations, provided that such regulations are consistent with city
ordinances and state law.
(10) Work on other projects requested by the city council.
(Ord. No. 19852, § 1, 3-17-08)