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File #: 28066    Version: 1 Name: 2012 City Attorney Revisor's Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/19/2012 In control: COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 1/8/2013 Final action: 1/8/2013
Enactment date: 1/16/2013 Enactment #: ORD-13-00004
Title: Amending and repealing various sections of the Madison General Ordinances to correct inconsistencies and improper references in the Madison General Ordinances, constituting the 2012 City Attorney Reviser's Ordinance.
Sponsors: CITY ATTORNEY
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Amending and repealing various sections of the Madison General Ordinances to correct inconsistencies and improper references in the Madison General Ordinances, constituting the 2012 City Attorney Reviser's Ordinance.
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DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS: This is the annual City Attorney's Reviser's ordinance, correcting certain parts of the Madison General Ordinances (MGO), the City's code of ordinances. This year, there are three separate Reviser’s ordinances. A second ordinance (Legistar 28067) is needed to correct an error in a charter ordinance and requires 14 votes for approval. A third ordinance (Legistar 28068) corrects errors in the zoning text, and must be referred to the Plan Commission.
The proposed changes in this ordinance are as follows:
1. Sec. 1.08(3)(b), MGO is amended to correct outdated offense description for violations of Olin Terrace use requirements. .
2. Sec. 2.29(4) is amended to create consistency within the section relating to citizens speaking on issues at Common Council meetings and to make the section conform to current practice.
3. Sec. 3.09 is repealed to eliminate obsolete text governing the Overture Center Director and Overture Center.
4. Sec. 3.12(4)(a) is amended to correct outdated references to the Senior Center Board and the Senior Citizens Advisory Committee.
5. In accord with change 4, this directive provides the City Attorney authority to update throughout the MGO’s all references to the above-mentioned board and committee.
6. Sec. 3.12(10)(c)1.a. is amended to correct an outdated reference to the Wisconsin Statutes.
7. Sec. 3.14(3) is amended to make explicit that the Mayor may assign the duties of the Director of Transportation to other city employees. There has been no Director of Transportation for some time and other employees carry out those duties now.
8. Sec. 3.14(4)(l) is recreated in this section due to inadvertently dropping this subdivision in a previ...

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