CITY OF ELK RIVER
ORDINANCE 14 -02
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2-352, MEMBERSHIP; OFFICERS; COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS, AND 2-355, MEETINGS AND RULES OF PROCEDURE, RELATING TO THE ENERGY CITY COMMISSION, OF THE CITY OF ELK RIVER, MINNESOTA, CITY CODE
The City Council of the City of Elk River does hereby ordain as follows:
Section 1. That Section 2-352, Membership; officers; compensation of members, of the City of Elk River Code of Ordinances shall be amended to read as follows:
The energy city commission shall consist of up to 11 members who shall be appointed by the city council for terms of three years. The commission will consist of the following:
1. One representative from the city council/Economic Development Authority.
2. One representative from the Elk River Municipal Utilities.
3. Up to six representatives from energy related businesses as determined by the city council (this can include consultants, manufacturers, technology, environmental, energy producers and/or energy providers).
4. One representative designated by a school located in Elk River.
5. One representative from the Elk River Chamber of Commerce.
6. One representative from Elk River Landfill.
All terms shall end on the last day of February; however, members shall hold office until their successors have been appointed. A vacancy during the term of any member shall be filled by city council appointment for the remainder of the term. Officers of the commission shall consist of chair and vice-chair, as elected by the commission. The chair shall preside at all meetings of the commission if present, and perform other duties and functions assigned by the commission or the city council. The vice-chair shall perform these duties in the absence of the chair. If a vacancy occurs in the chair office, the vice-chair shall assume the chairs duties for the remainder of the year and a new vice-chair shall be elected by the commission at the next scheduled commission meeting. A quorum shall consist of a majority of the sitting members.
Section 2. That Section 2-355, Meetings and rules of procedure, of the City of Elk River Code of Ordinances shall be amended to read as follows:
The energy city commission shall meet at least four times each calendar year. The dates, times and locations shall be established by city council resolution. Special meetings may be held at any time upon the call of the chair or the request of two other commissioners. Notice of the time and place of a special meeting shall be communicated to the members and publicly noticed at least three days prior to the meeting except in the event of an emergency.
Section 3. That this ordinance shall take effect upon adoption and be published as provided by law.
Passed and adopted by the City Council of the City of Elk River this 18th day of February, 2014.
/s/ John J. Dietz, Mayor
/s/ Tina Allard, City Clerk
Published in the
March 8, 2014
CITY OF ELK RIVER