[Ord. No. 443 §§1 — 2, 4-12-2010]
There is hereby established within and for the City a Planning and Zoning Commission which shall consist of eight (8) voting members and one (1) non-voting member, the latter of whom shall be a member of the Board of Alderpersons duly appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board. The Commission's authority shall be governed by this Code and Chapter 89, RSMo.
All citizen members of the Planning and Zoning Commission shall serve without compensation.
[Ord. No. 448 §3, 12-13-2010]
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall elect a Chairman, Vice Chair and a Secretary from among the citizen members. The term of Chairman and Secretary shall be for one (1) year with eligibility for re-election.
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall hold regular meetings and special meetings as they provide by rule, and shall adopt rules for the transaction of business, and keep a record of its proceedings. These records shall be public records.
The expenditures of the Planning and Zoning Commission, exclusive of grants and gifts, shall be within amounts appropriated for the purposes of the Board of Aldermen.
All public officials shall upon request furnish to the Planning and Zoning Commission, within a reasonable time, all available information it requires for its works.
In general, the Planning and Zoning Commission shall have the power necessary to enable it to perform its functions and promote City planning. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall have the power to perform all of the functions of the Zoning Commission provided for in Chapter 89, RSMo., and shall have and perform all of the functions of a Planning Board as outlined in such Chapter.
[Ord. No. 443 §3, 4-12-2010]
In exercising its authority under this Title, voting by the Commission shall be governed by Chapter 89, RSMo., provided that when not so governed, a simple majority of the affirmative votes of all the members of the Commission shall be necessary to recommend or approve any application.