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File #: 22-3062    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Other Items of Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/8/2022 In control: City Council Work Session
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action:
Title: Appointment of a Public Works Commissioner
Attachments: 1. PWC Applicants Packet - Fall 2022
TO: Mayor and Members of City Council

THRU: Jeffrey Yates, Assistant City Manager

FROM: Pamela J. Megill, MMC, City Clerk

DATE: November 14, 2022

Appointment of a Public Works Commissioner

Council District(s)

Relationship To Strategic Plan:
GOAL VI - Collaborative Citizen and Business Engagement

Executive Summary:
The Appointment Committee met on September 7, 2022, to discuss and make recommendations of appointments to Boards and Commissions for the Fall 2022 Appointments.

On September 12, 2022, City Council accepted the Appointment Committee appointment recommendations for all Boards and Commissions with the exception of an appointment to the Public Works Commission.

A separate vote was taken for the Public Works Commission:

September 12, 2022 minutes:

MOTION: Council Member Haire moved to appoint Mr. Chris Davis to the Public Works Commission.
SECOND: Council Member Thompson
VOTE: FAILED by a vote of 4 in favor to 6 in opposition (Council Members Jensen, Ingram, Benavente, McNair, Banks-McLaughlin, and Hondros)

Discussion ensued.

MOTION: Council Member Ingram moved to delay the appointment of a Public Works Commissioner.
SECOND: Council Member Hondros
VOTE: PASSED by a vote of 6 in favor to 4 in opposition (Council Members Colvin, Haire, Thompson, and Banks-McLaughlin)

At the November 7, 2022, Work Session, Mayor Colvin requested this item be brought back to November 14, 2022, Regular City Council meeting agenda; to move this item out of limbo and have it back on the radar.

There were eight (8) qualified applicants for the Fall 2022 - Public Works Commission vacancy. One has been appointed to the Planning Commission and one has been appointed to the Zoning Commission. The list of the six (6) applicants and their respective application forms/resumes are attached for your review.


Budget Impact:

1. Appoint one (1) applicant to serve...

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