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City of Kalamazoo, MI
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Commission of the City of Kalamazoo as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Authority of City to own and operate transportation facilities — See § 157A.
Carrying explosives or flammable liquids on buses — See § 15-1.
Spitting on floors of public conveyances — See § 22-9.
Traffic — See Ch. 36.
Establishment and use of bus stops — See § 36-180.
Restriction on standing or parking of buses on streets — See § 36-181.
City buses exempt from ordinance regulating passenger carriers — See § 37-3.
Editor's Note: Former Art. I, §§ 11-1 through 11-5, relative to the Department of Transportation, was repealed 9-7-1982 by Ord. No. 1268. Said former provisions derived from Adm. Code, §§ A215.6 through A215.9, A215.12 and A215.13.
[Derived from Adm. Code §§ A215.10, A215.11]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
The Transportation Advisory Board created by § 11-17.
There is hereby created a Transportation Advisory Board consisting of eight members, a majority of whom shall be qualified electors of the City, appointed by the City Commission. Their terms shall be for a period of three years. Vacancies in the membership of the Board shall be filled by appointment by the City Commission, and when filled, the person so appointed shall serve for the unexpired term of the person vacating the office.
No member of the Board shall hold any salaried position in the municipal service or be a member of the City Commission.
The Board shall elect a chairman and such other officers as it may desire, from its own members.
[Amended 5-31-1988 by Ord. No. 1441]
The duties and function of the Board shall be of an advisory nature only to the City Commission, Board of Directors of the Kalamazoo Transit Authority, and the City Manager. The Board shall:
Adopt rules and make regulations for its own activities.
Consult with and make recommendations to the Board of Directors of the Kalamazoo Transit Authority and the City Manager as to any activities involving the City's motor bus transportation facility.
Have access to all records, information and data concerning the activities and operations of the Department of Transportation.
Have the privilege of visiting and inspecting all buses, property and assets of the City's motor bus transportation facility.
Make recommendations regarding rates, routes, service, equipment and other aspects of the operation of the motor bus transportation facility of the City.