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File #: O-1-23    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/3/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/9/2023 Final action:
Title: Planning Commission - Expanding Commission Membership - For the purpose of expanding the number of Planning Commission members from seven members to nine; creating criteria for two of the members; and generally related to the Planning Commission.
Sponsors: Dajuan K. Gay
Indexes: Planning Commission, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-1-23 First Reader
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Planning Commission - Expanding Commission Membership - For the purpose of expanding the number of Planning Commission members from seven members to nine; creating criteria for two of the members; and generally related to the Planning Commission.

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CITY COUNCIL OF THE

City of Annapolis

 

Ordinance 1-23

 

Introduced by: Alderman Gay

Co-sponsored by:

 

Referred to

Planning Commission

Rules and City Government Committee

 

AN ORDINANCE concerning

 

Planning Commission - Expanding Commission Membership

 

FOR                     the purpose of expanding the number of Planning Commission members from seven members to nine; creating criteria for two of the members; and generally related to the Planning Commission.

 

BY                     repealing and reenacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2022 Edition

                     21.08.030

 

SECTION I:                     BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

 

Title 21 - PLANNING AND ZONING

Chapter 21.08 - Decision Making Bodies and Officials

Section 21.08.030 - Planning Commission.

 

B.                     Membership. The Planning Commission shall consist of seven residents of the City who have a demonstrated interest with regard to planning policy and with regard to land use matters and procedures of the City. The members shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.

          B.                      Membership.

                           1.                     The Planning Commission shall consist of nine members:

                            a.                     Who are City residents and have a demonstrated interest in city planning policy, land use matters, and City procedures; and

                            b.                     Two members shall be residents of government-subsidized housing or have incomes below the Average Median Family Income for the City as determined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Policy Development and Research.

                           2.                     The members shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.

 

SECTION II:  AND BE IT FURTHER ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that this ordinance shall take effect from the date of its passage.

 

 

Explanation:

Strikethrough indicates matter stricken from existing law.

Underlining indicates copyediting or reformatting of existing law

Underlining & red indicate new matter added to the code.