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File #: 27528    Version: 1 Name: TPC alder terms
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/28/2012 In control: COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 10/16/2012 Final action: 10/16/2012
Enactment date: 10/25/2012 Enactment #: ORD-12-00128
Title: Amending Sections 3.14(4)(b), (4)(c), (6)(b), (6)(c), and (7)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to make the terms of certain members of the Transit and Parking Commission coincide with their other terms of public office.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Fiscal Note
No expenditure is required.
Title
Amending Sections 3.14(4)(b), (4)(c), (6)(b), (6)(c), and (7)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to make the terms of certain members of the Transit and Parking Commission coincide with their other terms of public office.
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DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance will make the terms of Alderpersons serving on the Transit and Parking Commission coincide with their Common Council terms and make the terms of persons serving due to membership on another committee coincide with their term on the other body.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
1. Subdivision (b) entitled “Composition” of Subsection (4) entitled “Transit and Parking Commission” of Section 3.14 entitled “Department of Transportation” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:
“(b) Composition. The Transit and Parking Commission shall consist of nine (9) voting members to serve without compensation consisting of three (3) members of the Common Council, six (6) citizens and two (2) alternates who may be either Common Council members or citizens but at least one (1) of whom shall be a citizen. One member shall be an individual with special transportation needs requiring accessible fixed route transit or paratransit. Overlapping membership on the Transit and Parking Commission and the Pedestrian/Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Commission of two (2) members shall be encouraged but shall not be required. The Commission shall elect one (1) of its members as Chair and one (1) as Vice-Chair to serve in the absence of the Chair. The members of the Common Council shall serve ex officio. Two (2) members of the Transit and Parking Commission shall be appointed by the Chair of that Commission to serve on the Long-Range Transportation Planning Committee. All appointees (other than alderpersons) shall serve until their successors are a...

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