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File #: 17-0907    Version: 1 Name: 6/19/17 Chapter 41 Cemeteries Amendment
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/19/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/3/2017 Final action: 7/3/2017
Enactment date: 6/19/2017 Enactment #: ORD-17-11
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Sections 3:42, 3:43, 3:44, 3:45, 3:46, 3:47, 3:48 and 3:50 of Chapter 41, Cemeteries, of Title III of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-17-11)
Attachments: 1. 17-11 Cemeteries Ordinance Briefed and Approved.pdf, 2. 17-11 Chpt 41 Briefed.pdf, 3. Amendment Chpt 41 final.pdf, 4. 17-11 Cemetaries Ordinance Approval Notice.pdf
Title
An Ordinance to Amend Sections 3:42, 3:43, 3:44, 3:45, 3:46, 3:47, 3:48 and 3:50 of Chapter 41, Cemeteries, of Title III of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-17-11)
Memorandum
Your approval is request to amend Chapter 41, Cemeteries, of the City Code to allow transfer of the administrative management of the City's cemetery from the Public Services Area to the City Clerk.

With this transfer, the City Clerk's office will be responsible for the sale of plots, burial administration and record retention. The transfer of oversight will improve customer service and operational efficiency.

In addition to the necessary amendments to the Code to transfer the management of the City cemetery, the provision on investment options available for perpetual funds has been updated to comply with recent statutory changes.
Staff
Prepared by: Mary Joan Fales, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Reviewed by:Jacqueline Beaudry, City Clerk
Molly Maciejewski, Public Works Manager
Approved by:Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
ORDINANCE NO. ORD-17-11

First Reading: June 19, 2017 Approved: July 3, 2017
Public Hearing: July 3, 2017 Published: July 14, 2017
Effective: July 24, 2017

CEMETERIES

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 3:42, 3:43, 3:44, 3:45, 3:46, 3:47, 3:48 AND 3:50 OF CHAPTER 41, CEMETERIES, OF TITLE III OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ANN ARBOR

The City of Ann Arbor Ordains:

Section 1. That Section 3:43 of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor be amended to read as follows:

3:42. City cemeteries.

The cemeteries which have been or may hereafter be established by the City of Ann Arbor and maintained either within or without its limits, of which plats have been or shall be filed in the office of the City Clerk, shall be under the management and supervision of the City Clerk The City Clerk or designee shall, if necessary, cause such cemeteries to be laid out in lots, drives and walks; the lots to be numbered, drives a...

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