CHAPTER II. ADMINISTRATIONCHAPTER II. ADMINISTRATION\ARTICLE 2. GOVERNING BODY

The members of the governing body shall not receive compensation and shall not be eligible for health insurance benefits paid by the city.

(K.S.A. 12-1001 et seq.; Code 1971, § 2-71; Ord. No. 2003-2857, § 2, 8-20-2003)

(a)   Time and place of regular meetings. The first January meeting of the governing body shall be held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month each year beginning in 2018, for the purpose of allowing newly elected city commissioners to take office, and for the conduct of such other business as the governing body may desire. All other regular meetings of the governing body shall commence at 5:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, except when those days fall on legal holidays, and may be adjourned from time to time. When a first or third Wednesday of the month falls on a legal holiday, the meeting shall be held on the day before or the day after the holiday, as the governing body may determine. All meetings of the governing body shall be held in the commission room in city hall, but may be adjourned to other locations by majority vote of the governing body.

(b)   Call of special meetings generally. Special meetings of the governing body may be called by a majority of the governing body. The call shall be in writing signed by a majority of the governing body, specifying the object and the purpose of such special meeting. The call shall be read at the meeting and entered at length in the minutes of the meeting.

(c)   Time of special and adjourned meetings. Special and adjourned meetings of the governing body shall commence at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise provided in the call or adjournment.

(d)   Open meetings. Regular, adjourned and special meetings of the governing body shall always be open to the public.

(K.S.A. 12-1009; Code 1971, §§ 2-73, 2-74; Ord. No. 2003-2851, § 2, 1-15-2003; Ord. No. 2007-2935, §§ 1, 2, 6-20-2007; Ord. 2015-3103; Ord. 2017-3127)

(a)   Neither the governing body nor any of its members may direct or request the appointment of any person to, or his removal from, office or employment by the city manager, or, except as provided by state law, participate in any manner in the appointment or removal of officers and employees of the city except for the purpose of inquiry. The governing body and its members shall deal with the administrative service solely through the city manager, and neither the governing body nor any member thereof, may give orders on administrative matters to any subordinate of the city manager, either publicly or privately.

(b)   Nothing contained in subsection (a) of this section shall be considered to prohibit or preclude conversation between a city employee and a commissioner.

(K.S.A. 12-1014; Code 1971, § 2-81)

The governing body shall choose its own chairperson for a term beginning April 20, 2016, and ending January 9, 2017. Thereafter, the chairperson shall be chosen annually as provided by Section 5 of Charter Ordinance 24 of the City of Concordia. The chairperson shall have the title of mayor, and such authority as is provided by law.

(Ord. 2016-3106)

Conveyance of any property owned by the Concordia Land Bank, real or personal, or any interest therein, shall be executed by the chairperson of the Concordia Land Bank Board of Trustees, or in the absence of the chairperson, by the vice-chairperson, and attested by the city clerk.

(Ord. 2017-3117)