Ordinances – CITY OF ELK RIVER

ORDINANCE 17 – 10

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, DIVISION 8, 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 Sec. 2-352, Membership; officers; compensation of members of the City of Elk River Code of Ordinances shall be amended as follows:

(1) One representative from the city council/economic development authority.

(2) One representative from the Elk River Municipal Utilities.

(3) Up to six seven representatives from

energy related businesses as determined by the City Council (this can include consultants, manufacturers, technology, environmental, energy producers and/or energy providers)

Commercial or residential customers (representatives must receive at least one city service – water, sewer, trash collection, or electric delivery), or

nonprofit organizations (this can include schools, youth organizations or business organizations as determined by the city council)

(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.

SECTION 2. That Sec. 2-353, Purpose of the City of Elk River Code of Ordinances shall be amended as follows:

The energy city commission is established to promote the City of Elk River as a hub of energy technology, energy manufacturing, energy demonstrations, recycling, use of green products and education the adoption of sustainable living practices.

SECTION 3. That Sec. 2-354, Powers and duties of the City of Elk River Code of Ordinances shall be amended to read as follows:

The energy city commission shall have the following responsibilities:

(1) Aid, create, promote, endorse, sponsor, and facilitate energy related and environmentally sustainable initiatives and demonstrations that lead by example for others to learn from.

(2) Work for the continuing education of the public with respect to energy technology, energy manufacturing, energy sustainable demonstrations, recycling, use of green products and education the adoption of sustainable living practices.

(3) Solicit gifts and contributions to be made to the city and assist in the preparation of applications for grant funds for the purpose of energy technology, energy manufacturing, energy demonstrations, recycling, use of green products and education the adoption of sustainable living practices.

(4) Such other responsibilities as the city council shall assign from time to time.

SECTION 4. 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 5th day of June, 2017.

John J. Dietz, Mayor

ATTEST:

Tina Allard, City Clerk

Published in the

Star News

June 10, 2017

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