Platte City, MO
Platte County
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[CC 1992 §130.010; R.O. 1979 §16.000; Ord. No. 328 §1, 9-7-1978; Ord. No. 1865, 4-24-2018[1]]
A Parks and Recreation Committee is hereby created.
[1]
Editor's Note: Article I, Park and Recreation Board, containing Sections 130.010 through 130.070, was repealed 4-4-2018 by Ord. No. 1865.
[CC 1992 §130.020; R.O. 1979 §16.100; Ord. No. 328 §6, 9-7-1978; Ord. No. 384 §2, 7-11-1984; Ord. No. 1865, 4-24-2018]
A. 
Voting Members. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee shall consist of not less than five (5) and not more than nine (9) voting members who shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the consent of the Board of Aldermen. Members appointed must be citizens and have been residents of the City of Platte City for at least two (2) years prior to their appointment, except that up to two (2) members may reside outside of the City of Platte City so long as they reside within the boundaries of the Platte County R-III School District and have done so for at least two (2) years prior to their appointment. The Mayor of Platte City shall be an ex-officio member. No more than one (1) appointed member of the Committee may be a member of the Board of Aldermen, although such appointment shall not be a mandatory requirement of the composition of the Committee.
B. 
Non-Voting Members. The City Administrator, or designee and the Department Director responsible for Parks Maintenance or designee shall be non-voting members of the Committee and shall be charged with providing policy, regulatory, financial and technical information and advice to the Committee.
[CC 1992 §130.030; R.O. 1979 §16.200; Ord. No. 328 §§3 — 4, 9-7-1978Ord. No. 1865, 4-24-2018]
A. 
All initial terms of office shall be effective upon appointment. Annually and thereafter, on or before the first meeting of the Board of Aldermen in June, the Mayor shall, and with the consent of the Board, appoint such Committee members as may be needed to maintain the desired membership of the Committee.
B. 
For the sole purpose of determining the end of the initial appointed term period, the terms of Committee members appointed to initial terms of office shall be counted from the first day of June following their appointment. They shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years, except that one-third (1/3) of the members of the first Committee shall be appointed for three (3) years, one-third (1/3) of the members shall be appointed for two (2) years and one-third (1/3) of the members shall be appointed for one (1) year. In the event the number of the first committee is not evenly divisible by three (3), the committee shall be evenly appointed to terms based on the nearest whole number, with all terms being filled in succession from shorter terms to longer terms with any remaining member being appointed to the longest term.
C. 
The Mayor may, with the consent of the Board of Aldermen, remove any member of the Parks and Recreation Committee for misconduct or negligence of duty. The Board of Aldermen, with or without the consent of the Mayor, may by a majority vote of the membership of the Board, remove a member of the Parks and Recreation Committee for cause stated, in writing, and following a public hearing.
D. 
Vacancies, occasioned by removal, resignation or otherwise shall be reported to the Board of Aldermen and shall be filled in a like manner as the original appointment, except that the term of office of the newly appointed member shall not exceed the unexpired term of office.
E. 
Terms of committee members shall be considered expired on the last day of May of each year of the year in which their term ends. Committee members shall remain in office following the expiration of their term until such time as a successor is appointed.
[CC 1992 §130.040; R.O. 1979 §16.300; Ord. No. 328 §5, 9-7-1978Ord. No. 1865, 4-24-2018]
No member of the Parks and Recreation Committee shall receive compensation, except for reimbursement of actual expenses incurred in the performance of duty.
[CC 1992 §130.050; R.O. 1979 §16.400; Ord. No. 328 §§7 — 8, 9-7-1978Ord. No. 1865, 4-24-2018]
A. 
The Parks and Recreation Committee shall conduct its first meeting not later than sixty (60) days following the date of the ordinance creating the Committee. At its first meeting, the Committee shall elect a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman. The Committee shall conduct its meetings in a manner consistent with the conduct of the meetings of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Platte City.
B. 
As an advisory committee to the Board of Aldermen, the Parks and Recreation Committee shall consider such items assigned by the Presiding Officer of the Board of Aldermen related to:
1. 
Parks.
a. 
Development and improvements to parks and park facilities.
b. 
Plans for future park acquisition and development.
c. 
Park maintenance policy, priorities and standards.
d. 
Operating, fee and regulatory ordinances.
e. 
Contracts related to park maintenance, operations and improvements.
f. 
Annual operating and capital budget.
g. 
Parks development in compliance with City Comprehensive Plan.
h. 
Other parks items as may be assigned by the Presiding Officer of the Board of Aldermen.
2. 
Recreation.
a. 
Development and operation of recreational programs, activities, equipment and events.
b. 
Future recreational programs, facilities, programs and activities.
c. 
Recreation program policies, fees, priorities and standards.
d. 
Recreation contracts.
e. 
Annual recreation operating and capital budget.
f. 
Other recreation items as may be assigned by the Presiding Officer of the Board of Aldermen.
[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.