City of College Park, MD
Prince George's County
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[Adopted 4-11-2000 by Ord. No. 00-O-3]
The Committee for a Better Environment is hereby established as a committee of the Mayor and City Council of the City of College Park.
[Amended 1-12-2016 by Ord. No. 15-O-07; 3-10-2020 by Ord. No. 20-O-03]
The Committee shall advise the Mayor and Council on environmental issues affecting the lives of College Park residents and shall initiate and implement sustainability efforts. The duties and responsibilities of the Committee shall be established by resolution of the Mayor and City Council. The Committee for a Better Environment shall provide an annual report and work plan, on or before the date and in the format determined by the Mayor and Council.
The Committee shall consist of members appointed by the Mayor and Council. There shall be no more than 25 members on the Committee.
[Amended 3-10-2020 by Ord. No. 20-O-03]
The Committee members shall elect the chair, who shall serve for one year. The Chair may be re-elected and serve additional terms.
The Committee shall establish, subject to the review and approval of the Mayor and Council, rules of procedure governing the conduct of its meetings and projects.
The Committee will have an annual budget in an amount to be determined by the Mayor and Council. The Committee Chair, after conferring with Committee members, shall present an annual budget request to the City Manager prior to the City's budget deliberations for inclusion in the budget proposal to be presented to the Mayor and City Council. All funds appropriated for the Committee will be used to carry out Committee projects. Committee funds shall be administered pursuant to procedures established by the Director of Finance.
[Amended 3-10-2020 by Ord. No. 20-O-03]
A member of the City's staff shall be appointed staff liaison to the Committee. The City Horticulturist shall be available to attend meetings of the Committee upon request of the Committee Chair, consistent with the Horticulturist's schedule.
Members of the Committee shall receive no compensation but may be reimbursed for expenses subject to approval of the City Manager.[1]
Editor's Note: Former Art. IX, Rent Stabilization Board, adopted 5-24-2005 by Ord. No. 05-O-2, as amended, which immediately followed, was repealed 10-14-2014 by Ord. No. 14-O-10.