Cross References — As to park and recreation board, §§245.010 et seq.
[R.O. 2012 §130.010; CC 1992 §2-161; Ord. No. 1964 §§1 — 4, 12-10-1990; Ord. No. 2034, 2-10-1992; Ord. No. 2094 §§1 — 2, 4-12-1993]
Created — Powers And Duties. There is hereby created a Commission of eleven (11) members under the provisions of Section 99.820, RSMo., as amended, to consider and make recommendations to the Board of Aldermen concerning the adoption of redevelopment plans, redevelopment projects and the designation of redevelopment project areas. The Commission shall have the power to hold the public hearings required by Sections 99.800 — 99.865, RSMo., as amended, if requested to do so by the Board of Aldermen, and may use all necessary support from current City staff, hold public meetings to solicit information from other political subdivisions, interested persons or affected taxing districts, and, with the prior consent of the Board of Aldermen, use such professionals independent of City staff as the Commission considers necessary in making such recommendations to the Board of Aldermen. The Commission shall also have such power and duties as are allowed by law and which may from time to time be delegated to it by the Board of Aldermen.
Membership — Term Of Office. The Commission shall be composed of members appointed in accordance with the provisions of Section 99.820, RSMo., and shall serve for such terms as set forth therein.
Officers — Staff. The members of the Commission shall elect a Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary from the membership and may appoint an Assistant Secretary, Executive Director or other officers and staff personnel as the members may deem necessary; provided however, the Commission shall not obligate the City to pay any expense in connection with its work without the prior consent of the City.
Meetings. Meetings of the Commission shall be held at such times and places as the members deem necessary.
[R.O. 2012 §130.020; Ord. No. 2594 §§1 — 2(A), 7-10-2000]
There is created a Board of Health, to be composed of one (1) physician and one (1) member of the Board of Aldermen, to be selected by the Board of Aldermen, who shall hold office for a term of one (1) year and until their successors are elected and qualified, and the Mayor, who shall be Ex Officio Chairman of the Board. In case of vacancy in the Board of Health, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Aldermen.
[R.O. 2012 §130.030; Ord. No. 2594 §§1 — 2(A), 7-10-2000]
The Board of Health shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations for it government not in conflict with law or ordinance. It shall exercise a general supervision over the health of the City. It shall cause the Police Chief to enter any private enclosure and examine any cellars, drains, privies, stables, gutters, sinks or ponds which may, in the opinion of the Board, be dangerous to public health, and such officers shall make a report thereon. It shall have the power to declare and abate nuisances as hereinafter set forth. It shall have control of any quarantine which may be established, and may, whenever in its judgment the dictates of humanity require, relieve the necessities of destitute sick persons who may be found within the City, by causing such persons to receive proper medical treatment and nursing, the cost thereof to be paid by the City.
[R.O. 2012 §130.040; Ord. No. 2594 §§1 — 2(A), 7-10-2000]
The Board of Health shall have power, if it deems it necessary, to placard any house within the City in which any person is sick with a contagious disease, and shall, when necessary, remove and isolate such persons as have been exposed to such disease and shall require a thorough and proper disinfection of all buildings or other places in which infection may exist. Any violation of this Chapter or any rule or requirement of the Board of Health shall be deemed an ordinance violation.
[R.O. 2012 §130.050; Ord. No. 2594 §§1 — 2(A), 7-10-2000]
It shall be the duty of every practicing physician in the City to report to the Board of Health every case of contagious disease within the City limits, or within five (5) miles thereof, that he or she may be called on to attend.