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File #: 091287    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/20/2010 In control: COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 2/9/2010
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing attendance at meetings of the National League of Cities’ Board of Directors and International Council.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CONVENTIONS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TRAVEL BENEFITS
Attachments: 1. Fiscal Note, 2. Hearing Notice List, 3. Press Release

Number

091287

Version

SUBSTITUTE 1

Reference

081084

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Substitute resolution authorizing attendance at meetings of the National League of Cities’ Board of Directors and International Council.

Analysis

Ald. Joe Davis, Sr., currently serves on the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors.  In addition, the President of the National League of Cities has appointed Ald. Davis as Chair of the International Council.  This resolution authorizes Ald. Davis to attend meetings and to travel on official NLC business related to his roles as board member and Chair of the International Council, with funding for costs expended from the Economic Development Committee Fund Special Purpose Account.

Body

Whereas, Ald. Joe Davis, Sr., currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities (NLC); and

 

Whereas, National League of Cities President Ronald O. Loveridge has appointed Ald. Joe Davis, Sr., Chair of the NLC’s International Council; and

 

Whereas, It is a significant honor for the City of Milwaukee to have a member of its Common Council selected for these important posts in the national organization that represents the interests of cities throughout this nation; and

 

Whereas, Participation on the NLC Board of Directors and International Council will require the expenditure of funds for travel, lodging and related expenses; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Common Council authorizes the participation of Ald. Joe Davis, Sr., as member of the NLC’s Board of Directors and Chair of the International Council; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That the City Clerk is authorized to expend funds from the Economic Development Committee Fund Special Purpose Account (Account Number 0001-1310-S123-006300) for travel, lodging and per diem expenses related to Ald. Davis’ attendance and participation at meetings of the NLC’s Board of Directors and International Council and related official NLC business related to his roles as a board member and Chair of the International Council; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That Resolution File Number 081084, adopted on December 16, 2008, relating to previous authorization for attendance at meetings of the NLC’s Board of Directors and International Council, is rescinded.

 

 

Drafter

LRB10025-2

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