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File #: R-055-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/14/2019 In control: Government Oversight and Audit Committee
On agenda: 6/13/2019 Final action: 6/13/2019
Title: A RESOLUTION AMENDING SECTION 4A.04(c) OF THE RULES OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT COUNCIL TO ADD A REMOVAL STANDARD.
Sponsors: Pat Mulvihill (D-10), Kevin Kramer (R-11)
Attachments: 1. R-055-19 V.1 052319 Amend MC Rules 4A.04c to Add Removal Standard for Boards.pdf, 2. RES 190 2013.pdf, 3. RES 051 2019.pdf
RESOLUTION NO.______, SERIES 2019
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A RESOLUTION AMENDING SECTION 4A.04(c) OF THE RULES OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT COUNCIL TO ADD A REMOVAL STANDARD.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBERS KRAMER AND MULVIHILL

WHEREAS, the Kentucky General Assembly amended Kentucky Revised Statute ("KRS") ? 67C.103 in 2017 to the Government Oversight and Audit Committee ("Committee") with authority to "[r]ecommend the removal of any appointee to a board or commission described in" KRS ? 67C.103(13)(f);
WHEREAS, upon the recommendation from the Committee, Metro Council may "remove an appointee to a board or commission described" in KRS ? 67C.103(13)(f) upon a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the council;
WHEREAS, Louisville Metro Council amends its Rules to adopt a removal standard in the event the Government Oversight and Audit Committee seeks to recommend removal of a member of a board or commission; and
WHEREAS, Louisville Metro Council adopts the removal standard set forth in KRS ? 65.007 that established the removal standard for appointed members of special districts in Kentucky.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (THE "COUNCIL") AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: Section 4A.04(c) of the Rules is hereby amended to create a new subsection 2 with the following language:
2. Unless otherwise expressly provided by ordinance or statute, the removal standard for the Committee to consider and recommend the removal of any appointed member of a board or commission shall be for inefficiency, neglect of duty, malfeasance, or conflict of interest.
SECTION II: Subsections 2 through 6 in 4A.04(c) of the Rules are to be renumbered as 3 through 7.
SECTION II: This Resolution shall be effective upon its passage and approval.



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H. Stephen Ott David James
Metro Council Clerk President of...

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