[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Stafford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Boards and commissions — See Ch. 10.
Article I (Reserved)
Article II Municipal Alliance Committee
Editor's Note: Former Art. I, Historic Sites Committee, adopted 4-10-1984 by Ord. No. 84-32, was repealed 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21.
[Adopted 2-20-1990 by Ord. No. 90-18]
There is hereby established a Municipal Alliance Committee for the Township of Stafford.
[Amended 11-12-1991 by Ord. No. 91-61]
The Municipal Alliance Committee shall consist of nine regular members, and all other members shall be alternates. Members of the Municipal Alliance Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council of the Township of Stafford.
[Amended 2-20-1996 by Ord. No. 96-20]
The members of the Municipal Alliance Committee, where practical, shall consist of at least one individual from the following categories: the Chief of Police; the President of the School Board; the Superintendent of Schools; a student assistance coordinator; a representative of the Parent-Teacher Association; a representative of the local bargaining unit for teachers; a representative of the Chamber of Commerce; a representative of the local court system; representatives of local civic associations; a representative of local religious groups; individuals who have been impacted by alcoholism and/or drug abuse, including individuals who have been directly affected by their own or family member's abuse or addictions; representatives of labor unions; representatives of the media; private citizens with interest or experience in issues concerning alcohol and/or drug abuse; and/or representatives of public and private organizations involved in treatment of alcohol and drug related problems.
The members of the Municipal Alliance Committee shall designate one of their members as Chairman of the Committee to serve for a term of one year commencing on January 1 of that year and ending on December 31 of the same year. Members of the Municipal Alliance Committee shall elect such other officers from amongst their committee as they deem appropriate. Any individual designated as an officer of the Municipal Alliance Committee shall serve for a term of one year commencing on January 1 of that year and ending on December 31 of the same year.
The Mayor and Township Council may employ or appoint such individual or individuals as the Mayor and Council deems necessary to assist the Municipal Alliance Committee in fulfilling its duties and obligations. The Mayor and Township Council and the Township Administrator shall have full control over said appointed or employed individual, including the right to take disciplinary action including termination of employment.
[Amended 11-12-1991 by Ord. No. 91-61]
The term of office for all members of the Municipal Alliance Committee shall be one year. This term of office shall be considered to commence as of January 1 of that year and terminate on December 31 of the same year.
A vacancy on the Municipal Alliance Committee occurring other than by expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment of the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
The Municipal Alliance Committee shall:
Organize and coordinate efforts involving schools, law enforcement, business groups and other community organizations for the purpose of reducing alcoholism and drug abuse.
In cooperation with the local school districts, develop comprehensive and effective alcoholism and drug abuse education programs in grades kindergarten through twelve.
In cooperation with local school districts, develop procedures for the intervention, treatment and discipline of students abusing alcohol or drugs.
Develop comprehensive alcoholism and drug abuse education and support an outreach effort for parents in the community.
Develop comprehensive alcoholism and drug abuse community awareness programs.
Make such individual studies and reports and initiate alcoholism and drug abuse programs as may be requested by the Mayor and Township Council.