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File #: 181425    Version: 0
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/14/2019
Effective date: 2/1/2019    
Title: An ordinance relating to the composition of the community relations - social development commission and the term of office for commissioners.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON
Indexes: COMMUNITY RELATIONS SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
Attachments: 1. Proof of Publication
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/31/20190 CITY CLERK PUBLISHED   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/20190 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20190 COMMON COUNCIL PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/7/20190 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGE

Minutes note: Appearing: Sakuri Fears - on behalf of President Hamilton Atty. Stephanie Findley James Holmes Sara Van Winkle
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/18/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
181425
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON
Title
An ordinance relating to the composition of the community relations - social development commission and the term of office for commissioners.
Section
320-23-3-0 am
320-23-3-a-2 am
320-23-4-d rc
320-23-4-f am

Analysis
This ordinance:
1. Prohibits a person from serving as an appointed or elected commissioner while the person is employed by the community relations - social development commission.
2. Reduces the number of signatures required to be obtained on verified nomination papers from 200 to 50.
3. Allows election of write-in candidates.
4. Staggers the terms of elected commissioners.
5. Allows the board of commissioners to fill a vacancy occurring during the term of an elected commissioner by board election.
6. Exempts a partial term of less than 12 months from being considered a “term” for purposes of the 2-term limitation on commissioners’ service.
Body

The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Part 1. Section 320-23-0 of the Code is amended to read:

320-23. Community Relations - Social Development Commission.
3. COMPOSITION. The commission shall be comprised of 18 citizens residing in the county, each of whom shall hold the title of commissioner. The commission shall be nonpartisian and shall include representatives of the clergy and minority groups. One-third of the commissioners shall be representatives of low income residents of the county; one-third of the commissioners shall be representatives of public officials; and one-third of the commissioners shall be representatives of private agencies and organizations in the county. In selecting individuals other than low income representatives to serve as commissioners, consideration shall be given to persons having expertise in legal, financial and management services needed to oversee and direct the business of the commission. >>No person may serve as an appointed or elected c...

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