[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Glen Cove 8-28-1984 (Ch. 8 of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Beautification Commission Ordinance of the City of Glen Cove, New York."
The Beautification Commission is hereby created for the purpose of assisting the City Council in establishing a citywide policy for decreasing the amount of loose refuse throughout the city and for the purpose of creating an ongoing program of beautification in both the public and private sectors of the city.
There is hereby created a Beautification Commission, which shall consist of nine members, who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of four members of the City Council.
Members shall serve three-year terms with 1/3 of the members to be replaced each year. Of the original Commission members, 1/3 shall serve one-year terms, 1/3 shall serve two-year terms and 1/3 shall serve three-year terms.
The members shall select from among themselves one Chair; two Vice Chairs and six standing committee Chairs.
The standing committees of the Commission shall be:
An Executive Coordinator shall be appointed by the Mayor, with consent of the City Council, to serve at the direction of the Executive Committee.
The Chair, Vice Chair and standing committee Chairs, together with an Executive Coordinator who shall be an ex officio member, shall comprise the Executive Committee of the Commission.
All additional members of the Commission shall serve in an advisory capacity and shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. They shall serve on standing committees and any other committees which the Executive Committee may deem necessary for the purposes of the Commission.
All members exclusive of the Executive Committee shall serve for one-year terms.
At least five members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business or the performance of functions, and the concurring vote of the majority present shall be necessary for the adoption of any recommendations, motions or other acts of the Beautification Commission.
The powers and duties of the Beautification Commission shall be:
To adopt bylaws to facilitate the attainment of its purpose and functions.
To plan, initiate, direct and coordinate community-wide efforts to achieve its goals.
To solicit and accept donations and appropriations of money, services, products, property and facilities for expenditure and use by the Commission for the accomplishment of its objectives.
To recommend to the Mayor the employment and/or termination of such staff as may be required for the fulfillment of Commission purposes.
To make recommendations to the City Council as well as to the private sector regarding measures which it deems necessary to accomplish its objectives.