CITY OF NEWPORT
SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO NEWPORT CITY CODE
THIS SUMMARY HAS BEEN
PUBLICATION PURSUANT TO M.S. §412.191, Subd. 4
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2 (ADMINISTRATION), ARTICLE IV (BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND SIMULAR BODIES) OF THE CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT
This ordinance amends Chapter 2 (Administration) of the Newport City code as adopted by Ordinance on March 18, 2004 and subsequently amended, to add Article IV, including the following sections:
2-112 PLANNING COMMISSION
PURPOSE AND INTENT
The ordinance is adopted for the
1. To not allow a majority of Planning Commission members to have expiring terms during the same year.
CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE IV, SEC. 2-112(b)
Member terms, residency, removal; vacancies. The term of the office of current members shall be according to conditions under which they were originally appointed. With any vacancy, the new term shall be up to 3 years ending December 31st as designated by council. The terms for a majority of members may not expire in the same year. A member may be removed at any time by a four-fifths vote of the city council. No person appointed to represent the residents shall continue to serve on the commission once that member has taken residence outside of the city limits.
AVAILABILITY OF FULL TEXT
A printed copy of the entire ordinance and the ordinance amendments is available for inspection by any person during the City's regular office hours. The City Code is also available on the City of Newport web site, www.ci.newport.mn.us.
Ordinance adopted and summary approved for publication by the City Council of the City of Newport, this 20th day of December, 2018.