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File #: 191318    Version: 0
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/26/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/17/2019
Effective date: 12/27/2019    
Title: An ordinance relating to the number of board members on the equal rights commission.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: EQUAL RIGHTS COMMISSION
Attachments: 1. Proof of Publication

Number

191318

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

An ordinance relating to the number of board members on the equal rights commission.

Section

109-7-1                     am

109-7-3                     am

 

Analysis

This ordinance increases the number of board members on the equal rights commission from 9 to 11.

Body

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

 

Part 1.  Section 109-7-1 of the code is amended to read:

 

109-7. Equal Rights Commission.

1. There is established an equal rights commission consisting of [[9]] >>11<< members, appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by the common council. A chair shall be elected from the membership of the commission at the first regular meeting of each calendar year by a majority of the members of the commission. Members shall be city residents, appointed from a representative cross-section of the community and shall continue to hold office only so long as they shall reside within the city.

 

Part 2.  Section 109-7-3 of the code is amended to read:

 

3. [[Four]] >Five<< members shall constitute a quorum for conducting business, and a majority of members present shall be required to adopt or approve any action of the commission.

 

LRB

APPROVED AS TO FORM

 

 

__________________________

Legislative Reference Bureau

Date: _____________________

 

 

 

 

Attorney

IT IS OUR OPINION THAT THE ORDINANCE

IS LEGAL AND ENFORCEABLE

 

 

___________________________

Office of the City Attorney

Date: ______________________

Requestor

Equal Rights Commission

 

Drafter

LRB175575-1

Tea Norfolk

11/22/2019