City of Ellisville, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 2886 §1, 4-16-2008; Ord. No. 3153 §1, 3-19-2014]
There is hereby established the Economic Development Commission of the City of Ellisville, which shall possess all of the powers and be subject to all of the responsibilities imposed upon it by law, the ordinances of the City, and the directions of Council.
[Ord. No. 2886 §1, 4-16-2008; Ord. No. 3013 §1, 3-2-2011; Ord. No. 3153 §1, 3-19-2014]
A. 
The Commission shall be composed of nine (9) voting members.
B. 
The City Council shall appoint three (3) members who shall be residents of the City and six (6) members who shall be representatives of businesses located in the City. If the Council is unable to appoint three (3) resident representatives who are willing to serve, the Council may appoint two (2) additional representatives of businesses located in the City. All members shall possess knowledge relevant to the performance of the Commission’s responsibilities, which may include but is not limited to, knowledge or experience in commercial real estate, economic development, marketing, or investment banking.
C. 
The Commission shall elect from among its membership a chair, a vice chair, and a secretary, each of whom shall serve for a one-year term and may be reelected.
D. 
No recommendation shall be made by the Commission to the Council except by a vote of at least five (5) of its members. The Commission shall abide by the procedures established in Scott, Foresman newly revised Roberts Rules of Order, except as otherwise may be provided by law.
[Ord. No. 2886 §1, 4-16-2008; Ord. No. 3153 §1, 3-19-2014]
A. 
The Commission shall primarily make recommendations that assist the City Council and staff to pursue implementation of the existing economic development strategic plan. The Commission may also make further recommendations to the City Council and staff regarding policies, regulations, marketing, development strategies, and activities to retain and enhance the economic base of the City as it sees fit.
B. 
The Commission shall advise on the economic development of the City, and review and recommend appropriate public financing and other development incentives for the purposes of retaining and creating jobs, establishing an attractive business environment, and ensuring that development projects are economically viable.