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File #: 19-0710    Version: 1 Name: 4/15/19 GAC Appointment - Bloomer
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/15/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/6/2019
Enactment date: 5/6/2019 Enactment #: R-19-209
Title: Resolution to Appoint Rosanne Bloomer to the Greenbelt Advisory Commission (7 Votes Required)
Sponsors: Julie Grand

Title

Resolution to Appoint Rosanne Bloomer to the Greenbelt Advisory Commission (7 Votes Required)

Staff

Prepared by:  Remy Long, Greenbelt Program Manager

Reviewed by:  Christopher Frost, Senior Assistant City Attorney

Approved by:  Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

Body

Whereas, Chapter 42 of the Ann Arbor City Code establishes the Greenbelt Advisory Commission;

 

Whereas, The ordinance reserves one position on the Greenbelt Advisory Commission for an agricultural landowner or operator of an agricultural business;

 

Whereas, Rosanne Bloomer possesses the qualifications necessary to serve in the member role reserved for an agricultural landowner or operator of an agricultural business;

 

Whereas, The appointee is not a registered elector of the City of Ann Arbor; and

 

Whereas, Section 12.2(b) of the City Charter states:

                     

                     “Residency eligibility requirements for paid appointed officers shall be in accordance with State law. An unpaid appointive officer to a board or commission established pursuant to law, this charter, or ordinance shall be eligible for appointment if he/she is a registered elector of this City, unless this requirement is waived by a resolution concurred in by not less than seven member of the Council.”

 

RESOLVED, That City Council waives the requirement of Section 12.2(b) of the City Charter and makes the following appointment:

 

Greenbelt Advisory Commission

 

Rosanne Bloomer (replacing Jean Cares)

Agricultural landowner/business operator

3100 W. Northfield Church Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Term: June 1, 2019 - May 31, 2022

 

Sponsored by:  Councilmember Grand