FINANCIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

COMPOSITION –  The committee shall consist of five members who shall reside in the Town of Redington Shores.  Nominations shall be made by the commissioners from districts I and III in the odd-numbered years, and nominations shall be made by the commissioners from districts II and IV in the even-numbered years. The mayor-commissioner shall nominate the fifth member of the financial advisory committee, with such nomination being made in the even-numbered years. All terms shall be for a period of two years. In addition, the commission at large shall nominate the two alternate members for two-year terms, with one position being appointed in the even-numbered years and with one position being appointed in the odd-numbered years.

DUTIES – It shall be the duty of the financial advisory committee:

  1. To make a continuing study of the financial matters and needs of the town, and to make periodic reports to the board of commissioners of its advice and recommendations.
  2. In conjunction with the town bookkeeper and the town clerk, to make a continuing study of financial investments of the town.
  3. To investigate and report to the board of commissioners on any other financial matters within the town or on any matters referred to it by the board of commissioners.

The financial advisory committee shall be on call to meet as needed.

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

COMPOSITION – The committee shall consist of five members who shall reside in the Town of Redington Shores.  Nominations shall be made by the commissioners from districts I and III in the odd-numbered years, and nominations shall be made by the commissioners from districts II and IV in the even-numbered years. The mayor-commissioner shall nominate the fifth member of the parks and recreation advisory committee with such nomination being made in the even-numbered years. All terms shall be for a period of two years. In addition, the commission at large shall nominate the two alternate members for two-year terms, with one position being appointed in the even-numbered years and with one position being appointed in the odd-numbered years.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERSHIP –  To ensure that special insights are made available and to encourage continuing cooperation with citizen associations, the advisory committee membership will include one person from the board of governors of the improvement association and one from the board of the concerned citizen/taxpayer association. The committee membership must include one member who can meet the general definition “elderly, retired, on fixed income” and one who can meet the general definition “physically handicapped, with ratable physical disability” or a health-care professional with insight into recreational access for the disabled.

DUTIES – It shall be the duty of the parks and recreation advisory committee:

  1. To make a continuing study of the parks and recreational matters and needs of the town, and to make periodic reports to the board of commissioners of its advice and recommendations.
  2. In conjunction with the town bookkeeper and the town clerk, to make recommendations regarding financing and financial feasibility of proposals.
  3. To investigate and report to the board of commissioners on any other public lands matters within the town or on any matters referred to it by the board of commissioners.

PROCEDURES FOR FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Each committee shall establish and promulgate rules and regulations for its own procedure not inconsistent with the provisions of this article. The committee shall meet as determined by its chairperson and as requested by the commission or as required in the procedure manual and in any event shall meet not less than one time per year.

Three members of the Committee shall constitute a quorum. No member of the Committee shall vote on any matter in which he or she has a personal interest. Any member having any interest or stake in lands, equipment, contracts on finances for parks or recreational matters must identify the interest to the Committee.

The members of the committee shall elect one of its members as a chairperson, to serve for a period of one year.

Each committee shall appoint a secretary who shall attend all meetings of such committee and shall make a report of all of its proceedings, which report shall set forth the reasons for its decisions, the vote of each member participating therein, the absence of any member and any failure of a member to vote, which record shall be filed in the office of the town clerk and shall be kept as a public record. All meetings of the committee shall be open to the public.

PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD

COMPOSITION – The board shall consist of five members and two alternates who shall reside in the Town of Redington Shores.  The members of the planning and zoning board may be removed from time to time by the board of commissioners and shall be removed if any member misses three consecutive meetings.  Nominations shall be made by the commissioners from districts I and III in the odd-numbered years, and nominations shall be made by the commissioners from districts II and IV in the even-numbered years. The mayor/commissioner shall nominate the fifth member of the planning and zoning board, with such nomination being made in the odd-numbered years. All subsequent terms shall be for a period of two years. In addition, the commission at large shall nominate the two alternate members for two-year terms, with one position being appointed in the even-numbered years, and with one position being appointed in the odd-numbered years.

DUTIES – Below is an abbreviation of the duties and powers of the Planning and Zoning Board.  An all-inclusive outline can be found in section 90-126 of the Town Code.

  1. Serve as the town’s local planning agency.
  2. Investigate and recommend to the board of commissioners proposed amendments to the municipal comprehensive plan and to prepare a comprehensive review of the municipal comprehensive plan in June 1983, and every three years thereafter, in accordance with the Local Government Comprehensive Planning Act.
  3. Investigate and make recommendations to the Board of commissioners on any proposed changes or amendments in this part 5, zoning, or in the boundaries or districts herein established or necessary building permit renewal actions.
  4. Investigate and make recommendations to the board of commissioners on all building applications requiring site plan reviews.
  5. Investigate and make recommendations to the board of commissioners on any applications which shall be made for the approval of plats or replats of land within the town.
  6. Consider and grant or deny applications for all types of special use permits for the various zoning districts as specified in article XXV, other than those issued by the town clerk in accordance with section 90-111.
  7. Receive and make a recommendation to the Board of Commissioners concerning applications for transfer of development rights, as provided for in section 90-115.
  8. Consider and make recommendations to the board of commissioners on applications for special exceptions.

PROCEDURES – The board of commissioners shall appoint the chairperson of the planning and zoning board and may redesignate the chairperson from time to time. The planning and zoning board shall establish and promulgate rules and regulations for its own procedures.

The planning and zoning board shall hold regularly scheduled meetings on a certain scheduled day and time each month. Such meetings may be cancelled in the event there is no business to come before the board.

Three or more members of the board shall constitute a quorum; however, recommendation for approval of any site plan or any other substantive matter, as herein provided for, shall require the affirmative votes of three members of the board. No board member shall act in a case in which he or she has a personal interest. If any member of the board is unable to attend a meeting, alternate member A shall constitute a regular member of the board for such meeting; and if two members are unable to attend a meeting, alternate member B will also constitute a regular member of the board for such meeting.

The town clerk or representative shall attend all meetings of such board and shall make a detailed record of all its proceedings, which record shall set forth the reasons for its decisions, the vote of each member participating therein, the absence of a member and any failure of a member to vote, which record shall be filed in the office of the town clerk and shall be open to the public.

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