[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Linwood 3-8-2000 by Ord. No. 1-2000. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created the Economic Development Committee of the City of Linwood. The Committee shall consist of seven members, including the Chairperson. The members shall serve for three-year terms, provided that the members first appointed to the Committee shall serve for terms of two for one year, two for two years and three for three years.
[Amended 4-12-2000 by Ord. No. 8-2000]
The Mayor shall make the appointments to the Committee with the advice and consent of the City Council. The Mayor shall designate the Chairperson and the Mayor shall designate the first appointed members to serve for one-, two- or three-year terms. The Mayor and a member of Council shall serve as ex officio members of the Committee. To be eligible to serve on the Committee, a person must be 18 years of age or older and must reside in the City, work in the City or have a place of business in the City.
The Economic Development Committee shall collect information on opportunities for business and investment in the City. The Economic Development Committee shall prepare pamphlets explaining opportunities in the City. The Economic Development Committee shall perform such other duties as the City Council may from time to time authorize by resolution.
The Committee shall not exercise any power of condemnation or eminent domain and shall not be authorized to pledge the credit of the City of Linwood or any other municipality or the State of New Jersey or to create any debt against or in any manner act as the agent of the City or of the State of New Jersey.
The Committee shall submit a report to the Common Council of the City of Linwood biannually. Those reports shall be submitted by June 15 and by December 15 of each year and shall include Committee activities since the last report and any results and pending results.