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File #: 27527    Version: 1 Name: Plan Commission terms
Type: Charter Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/28/2012 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 10/16/2012 Final action: 10/16/2012
Enactment date: 10/25/2012 Enactment #: CHA-12-00001
Title: CHARTER Amending Section 16.01(3) of the Madison General Ordinances to make the terms of Alderpersons on the Plan Commission coincide with their terms on the Common Council.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Fiscal Note
No expenditure is required.
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CHARTER  Amending Section 16.01(3) of the Madison General Ordinances to make the terms of Alderpersons on the Plan Commission coincide with their terms on the Common Council.
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DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  This ordinance makes the terms of Alderpersons on the Plan Commission coincide with their Common Council terms.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
The City of Madison elects not to be governed by the provisions of Wis. Stat. § 62.23(1).  This election is made pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 66.0101(4).
      Subsection (3) entitled "Appointment and Terms of Alderperson Members" of Section 16.01 entitled "City Plan Commission" is amended to read as follows:
"(3)      Appointment and Terms of Alderperson Members. The Mayor shall appoint three (3) members of the Common Council to be members of such commission; and, at its annual meeting in April of each year the Common Council shall, by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of its members confirm any such mayoral appointments of three of its number as members of the City Plan Commission for a period of two years from and after the first day of May next ensuing terms to coincide with their terms on the Common Council.
This is a Charter Ordinance and shall be effective upon sixty (60) days from passage and publication subject, however, to the referendum procedures in Wis. Stat. § 66.0101(5)."