City of Pacific, MO
Franklin County
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[Ord. No. 2169 §1, 8-1-2000]
There is hereby created in and for the City of Pacific, a Cemetery Committee for the general supervision and control of the City's cemeteries.
[Ord. No. 2169 §2, 8-1-2000]
The Mayor, by and with the consent of the Board of Aldermen, shall appoint the directors of the Cemetery Committee.
[Ord. No. 2169 §3, 8-1-2000; Ord. No. 2754 §1, 6-1-2010]
A. 
The Cemetery Committee shall consist of nine (9) directors, chosen as follows:
1. 
Eight (8) regular directors shall be chosen from the persons having a special interest for care of the City cemeteries, of which at least six (6) shall be citizens of the City.
2. 
One (1) Alderman representative, appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen, shall serve as the ninth (9th) director of the Cemetery Committee.
[Ord. No. 2169 §4, 8-1-2000]
The cemetery directors shall hold office, one-third (⅓) for one (1) year, one-third (⅓) for two (2) years, and one-third (⅓) for three (3) years from the first (1st) day of June, 2000; and annually thereafter the Mayor shall, before the first (1st) day of June of each year, appoint, as before, three (3) directors who shall hold office for three (3) years and until their successors are appointed.
[Ord. No. 2169 §5, 8-1-2000]
The Mayor may, by and with the consent of the Board of Aldermen, remove any director of the Cemetery Committee for misconduct or neglect of duty.
[Ord. No. 2169 §6, 8-1-2000]
Vacancies in the Cemetery Committee occasioned by removal, resignation or otherwise shall be reported to the Board of Aldermen and be filled in like manner as original appointments.
[Ord. No. 2169 §7, 8-1-2000]
The Cemetery Committee directors shall not receive compensation for their services as such.
[Ord. No. 2169 §8, 8-1-2000]
The Cemetery Committee shall, immediately after their appointment, meet and organize by the election of one (1) of their number as President and by the election of such other officers as they may deem necessary.
[Ord. No. 2169 §9, 8-1-2000]
The directors of the City Cemetery Committee shall make and adopt such by-laws, rules and regulations as approved by the Board of Aldermen for their guidance and for the Government of the City cemeteries as may be expedient and not inconsistent with the terms, provisions and spirit of this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 2169 §10, 8-1-2000]
All of the powers and duties of the Cemetery Committee, whether mentioned specifically herein or not, shall be subject to the supervision, control and consent of the Board of Aldermen.
[Ord. No. 2169 §11, 8-1-2000]
All monies received as donations or gifts for the "Cemetery Trust Fund" for the City cemeteries shall be deposited in the City Treasury to the credit of the "Cemetery Trust Fund" and shall be kept separate and apart from the other monies of the City and drawn upon only by the proper officers of the City Cemetery Committee upon the properly authenticated vouchers of the Board of Aldermen. The "Cemetery Trust Fund" shall be a separate fund from the "Perpetual Care Fund" and should never be intermingled. The trust fund shall not be used to relieve the City's responsibilities for the care and upkeep of the City cemeteries.
[Ord. No. 2169 §12, 8-1-2000]
The City cemeteries directors shall make, on or before the second (2nd) Monday in June, an annual report to the Board of Aldermen stating the condition of their trust on the first (1st) day of May of that year, the various sums of money received for the "Cemetery Trust Fund", and other sources, and how much monies have been expended and for what purposes with such other statistics, information and suggestions as they may deem of general interest. All portions of such report as relate to the receipt and expenditure of money shall be verified by affidavit.