DISCLAIMER

 

06-014-O

ORDINANCE NO. __________


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; AMENDING SECTION 2-112 TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SISTER CITY COMMISSION TO 15 MEMBERS; AMENDING SECTION 2-113 TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS OF THE NEW MEMBERS.

BY PRESIDENT REINERT:

The city of Duluth does ordain:

     Section 1. That Section 2-112 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 2-112.Commission created.

     There is hereby created a sister city commission consisting of 11 15 members.

     Section 2. That Section 2-113 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 2-113.Appointment and terms of members; vacancies.

     Members shall be appointed by the mayor subject to confirmation by the city council. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner. One member shall be a representative of the business community, one member shall be a representative of the educational community and one member shall be a city councilor. Of the initial members other than the city councilor, three shall be appointed for three years, three shall be appointed for two years, and two shall be appointed for one year; thereafter all appointments other than the city councilor and other than those to fill unexpired terms shall be for three years. Without delay, after the size of the membership of the commission is increased to a total of 15 members, the mayor shall appoint four new members, two members to serve an initial term of three years, one member to serve an initial term of two years and one member to serve an initial term of one year. The city council member shall be appointed for the duration of his or her current term of office. The terms of other members shall expire on March 30 of the appropriate year. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified.

     Section 3. That this ordinance shall take effect 30 days after its passage and publication.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This ordinance amends Chapter 2, Section 112, of the City Code and increases the membership of the sister city commission from 11 to 15 members. This ordinance amends Chapter 2, Section 113, of the City Code to provide for the terms of the four new members.