Platte City, MO
Platte County
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Section 130.010 Creation.

[CC 1992 §130.010; R.O. 1979 §16.000; Ord. No. 328 §1, 9-7-1978]
Under the authority of Sections 90.500 through 90.570, RSMo., 1969, there is hereby created a Park and Recreation Board of Platte City.

Section 130.020 Composition of Board.

[CC 1992 §130.020; R.O. 1979 §16.100; Ord. No. 328 §6, 9-7-1978; Ord. No. 384 §2, 7-11-1984]
The Park Board shall consist of nine (9) members who shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the consent of the Board of Aldermen. Members appointed must be citizens and shall have been residents of the City of Platte City for at least two (2) years prior to their appointment. No member of the Board of Aldermen shall be a member of said Board.

Section 130.030 Board — Term of Office — Vacancy — Removal.

[CC 1992 §130.030; R.O. 1979 §16.200; Ord. No. 328 §§3 — 4, 9-7-1978]
A. 
Board members shall hold their respective office from the first (1st) day of June following their appointment. They shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years, except that the first (1st) Board shall consist of three (3) members who shall be appointed for three (3) years, three (3) members who shall be appointed for two (2) years and three (3) members who shall be appointed for one (1) year.
B. 
All initial terms of office shall be retroactive to June 1, 1978. Annually and thereafter, on or before the first (1st) meeting of the Board of Aldermen in June, the Mayor shall, by and with the consent of the Board, appoint three (3) Directors who shall replace the Directors whose term expires in such year and who shall hold office for three (3) years.
C. 
The Mayor may, by and with the consent of the Board of Aldermen, remove any members of the Park and Recreation Board for misconduct or neglect of duty. Vacancies occasioned by removal, resignation or otherwise shall be reported to the Board of Aldermen and shall be filled in like manner as original appointments, except that the term of office of a newly appointed member shall not exceed the unexpired term of office.

Section 130.040 Compensation.

[CC 1992 §130.040; R.O. 1979 §16.300; Ord. No. 328 §5, 9-7-1978]
No member of the Park and Recreation Board shall receive compensation, except for actual expenses incurred in the performance of duty.

Section 130.050 Board — Duties.

[CC 1992 §130.050; R.O. 1979 §16.400; Ord. No. 328 §§7 — 8, 9-7-1978]
A. 
The Park and Recreation Board shall, immediately after the appointment of the first (1st) Board members, meet and organize by the election of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The Board shall make and adopt such bylaws, rules and regulations for its own guidance and proceedings as may be expedient, not inconsistent with this Chapter or the Statutes of Missouri.
B. 
The Park and Recreation Board shall:
1. 
Survey and make plans for the development and maintenance of facilities and activities for an adequate municipal park system.
2. 
Have exclusive control of the expenditures of all monies collected to the credit of the Park Fund for the supervision, improvement, care, acquisition and custody of the parks.
3. 
All monies received for such parks shall be deposited in the Treasury of Platte City to the credit of the Park Fund and shall be kept separate and apart from all other monies and accounts of the City of Platte City and be drawn upon by the proper officers of the City of Platte City, upon properly authenticated purchase orders of the Park and Recreation Board.
4. 
The Park and Recreation Board shall have power to appoint a suitable person to oversee and manage said parks and, if necessary, shall appoint assistants and shall fix the compensation of such manager and assistants. The Board shall have the power to remove such appointees for misconduct or neglect of duty and shall, in general, carry out the spirit and intent of Sections 90.500 through 90.570, RSMo., 1969, in establishing and maintaining public parks.

Section 130.060 Board President — Duties.

[CC 1992 §130.060; R.O. 1979 §16.500; Ord. No. 328 §9, 9-7-1978]
A. 
The President of the Park and Recreation Board shall present to the Board of Aldermen of Platte City an annual report. Such report shall be presented on or before the second (2nd) Monday in June of each year and shall consist of:
1. 
The condition of the parks and funds of the Park Board as of the first (1st) day of May of that year;
2. 
The various sums of money received from the Park Fund and other sources;
3. 
The sums of money expended by the Board and for what purposes;
4. 
Such other statistics, information and suggestions as the Board may deem to be of general interest;
5. 
Submit a proposed park and recreation budget for the coming year;
6. 
Make recommendations for improving the park and recreation program and facilities;
7. 
Submit an annual planned program for the use of the parks, recreation facilities and areas.
B. 
All such portions of said report as relate to receipts and expenditures of money shall be verified by affidavit.

Section 130.070 Board — Trustee For Funds.

[CC 1992 §130.070; R.O. 1979 §16.600; Ord. No. 328 §10, 9-7-1978]
The Park and Recreation Board shall serve as special trustee for all donations of money, personal property or real estate for the benefit of such park, whenever such donations are accepted according to the terms of the deed, gift, devise and bequest of such property.

Section 130.080 Tax Increment Financing Commission.

[Ord. No. 1309 §§1 — 7, 6-30-2003]
A. 
The Board of Aldermen has duly made the finding that the creation of the Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission would be in the best interests of the City of Platte City, Missouri.
B. 
There is hereby created the Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission, organized for purposes of exercising any and all powers enumerated or authorized pursuant to the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, Section 99.800 et al., RSMo. The Commission shall have the power and authority to hold public hearings as required pursuant to the Real Property Tax Increment allocation Redevelopment Act and for making recommendations to the Board of Aldermen of the City of Platte City, Missouri, concerning the adoption of redevelopment plans and redevelopment projects and the designation of redevelopment project areas.
C. 
The Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission shall have and may exercise all of the powers granted to the City of Platte City, Missouri pursuant to the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act. In addition, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Platte City, Missouri may establish such operating rules and policies, forms and procedures as shall accommodate the orderly processing of redevelopment plans in order to facilitate considerations and hearing thereon, all in an effort to expedite such procedures so as to complete hearing and considerations on proposed plans and submission of recommendations to the Board of Aldermen of the City of Platte City, Missouri.
D. 
The Platte City, Missouri Board of Aldermen may exercise the power of eminent domain in the manner provided for in the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, as well as in Chapter 523, RSMo., or the Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission may exercise the power of eminent domain in the manner provided by any other applicable statutory provision for the exercise of the power of eminent domain. Property already devoted to a public use may be acquired in like manner, provided that no real property belonging to the State or any political subdivision thereof may be acquired without its consent.
E. 
The Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission shall be composed of eleven (11) persons.
F. 
Membership of the Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission shall be comprised as follows:
1. 
Two (2) members shall be appointed by the school boards whose districts are included within the redevelopment plan or redevelopment area. Such members shall be appointed in any manner agreed upon by the affected districts;
2. 
One (1) member shall be appointed, in any manner agreed upon by the affected districts, to represent all other districts levying ad valorem taxes within the area selected for a redevelopment project or the redevelopment area, excluding representatives of the governing body of the municipality;
3. 
Six (6) members shall be appointed by the chief elected officer of the municipality, with the consent of the majority of the governing body of the municipality;
4. 
Two (2) members shall be appointed by the County of such municipality in the same manner as members are appointed in Subdivision (3) of this Subsection; and
5. 
The members who are appointed by the school boards and other taxing districts shall serve on the Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission for a term to coincide with the length of time a redevelopment project, redevelopment plan or designation of a redevelopment area, is considered for approval by the Commission. Such term shall terminate upon final approval of the project, plan or designation of the area by the Board of Aldermen of Platte City, Missouri. Thereafter, the Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission shall consist of the six (6) members, except that members representing school boards and other taxing districts shall be appointed as provided in this Section prior to any amendments to any redevelopment plans, redevelopment projects or designation of a redevelopment area. If any school district or other taxing jurisdiction fails to appoint members of the Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission within thirty (30) days of receipt of written notice of a proposed redevelopment plan, redevelopment project or designation of a redevelopment area, the remaining members may proceed to exercise the powers of the Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission. Of the members first (1st) appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Board of Aldermen of Platte City, Missouri, two (2) shall be designated to serve for terms of two (2) years, two (2) shall be designated to serve for a term of three (3) years and two (2) shall be designated to serve for a term of four (4) years, except that all vacancies shall be filled for unexpired terms in the same manner as with the original appointments.
6. 
The Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission, subject to the approval of the Board of Aldermen of Platte City, Missouri may exercise the powers enumerated within the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, except final approval of plans, projects and designation of redevelopment areas. The Platte City, Missouri Tax Increment Financing Commission shall hold public hearings and provide notices pursuant to the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act.