A Resolution of the Homer City Council Amending the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Bylaws, Regular Meetings, Establishing a Regular Meeting Schedule of February Through June and August Through November; Committees, Requiring City Council Approval to Form a Special Committee; and Special Meetings, to be Scheduled Only When Required to Complete Time Sensitive Business. City Manager/Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission.
CITY OF HOMER
Parks and Recreation
A RESOLUTION OF THE HOMER CITY COUNCIL AMENDING THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION BYLAWS, REGULAR MEETINGS, ESTABLISHING A REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULE OF FEBRUARY THROUGH JUNE AND AUGUST THROUGH NOVEMBER; COMMITTEES, REQUIRING CITY COUNCIL APPROVAL TO FORM A SPECIAL COMMITTEE; AND SPECIAL MEETINGS, TO BE SCHEDULED ONLY WHEN REQUIRED TO COMPLETE TIME SENSITIVE BUSINESS.
WHEREAS, In an effort to reduce staff time spent preparing for and attending meetings, the City Council asked the board, commissions, and committees to review their meeting schedules to see if they could reduce the number of meetings; and
WHEREAS, The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission determined they could eliminate regular meetings for the months of January, July, and December and schedule special meetings only when they are required to complete time sensitive business; and
WHEREAS, The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission recommended that Council approval be required to form special short-term committees to address specific issues; and
WHEREAS, The Bylaws amendments were introduced at the Commission’s March 20, 2014 regular meeting and approved at their April 17th regular meeting by unanimous consent of the Commission.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby amends the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Bylaws to establish a regular meeting schedule of February through June and August through November, to require City Council approval to form a special committee, and that special meetings be scheduled only when required to complete time sensitive business.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of Homer, Alaska, this ______ day of June, 2014.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: NA