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File #: 21292    Version: 0 Name: Amending Rules - Special Committees
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/22/2023 In control: Rules Committee
On agenda: 5/22/2023 Final action: 6/5/2023
Title: A RESOLUTION amending Rule 9 of the Legislature relating to standing and special committees.
Sponsors: DaRon McGee, Megan L. Marshall
Attachments: 1. 21292bu.pdf, 2. 21292adopted.pdf

A RESOLUTION amending Rule 9 of the Legislature relating to standing and special committees.

RESOLUTION NO. 21292, May 22, 2023

INTRODUCED BY DaRon McGee and Megan L. Marshall, County Legislators

WHEREAS, in the view of current events impacting the residents of Jackson County, the Legislature desires to establish certain special committees to address these needs within the community; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Rule of the Legislature 9.C., the Chairman of the Legislature either has appointed or will appoint the members of these committees; and,

WHEREAS, the establishment if these special committees is in the best interests of the health and safety, and welfare of the citizens of the County; now therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that Rule 9 of the Rules of Legislature be and hereby is amended, to read as follows:

RULE NINE. Standing and Special Committees.
A. Establishment. Subject to the provisions of paragraph B. of this Rule, the Standing Committees of the Legislature are:
(1) Finance and Audit
(2) Health and Environment
(3) Land Use
(4) Public Works
(5) Anti-Crime
(6) Budget
(7) Justice and Law Enforcement

The Special Committees of the Legislature are:
(1) Intergovernmental Affairs
(2) Rules
(3) Veterans
(4) 911 Oversight
(5) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(6) Housing and Homelessness

B. Committee Responsibilities.
The responsibilities of the Standing and Special Committees of the Legislature are as follows:
Standing Committees
(1) Finance and Audit. Matters relating to the assessment and collection of taxes, county finances and management and geographic information systems, county purchasing policy, oversight of the county auditor's office and legal advisor to the Legislature, as set out in Chapter 2 of the County Code, and acquisitions affecting m...

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