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File #: R-151-20    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2020 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 11/19/2020 Final action: 11/19/2020
Title: A RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 10.08 OF THE RULES OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (AS AMENDED).
Sponsors: David James (D-6)
Attachments: 1. R-151-20 V.2 FAM 111920 Amend Rule 10.08 RE Accepting Resumes to Fill Vacancies.pdf, 2. R-151-20 V.1 110520 Amend Rule 10.08 RE Accepting Resumes to Fill Vacancies.pdf, 3. R-151-20 PROPOSED FAM 111920 Amend Rule 10.08 RE Accepting Resumes to Fill Vacancies.pdf, 4. RES 114 2020.pdf

RESOLUTION NO. ________, SERIES 2020

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A RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 10.08 OF THE RULES OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (AS AMENDED).

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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL PRESIDENT JAMES

 

                     WHEREAS, Metro Council Rule 10.08 authorizes persons interested in filling a vacant seat on the Council to submit a resume to the Metro Council Clerk within seven (7) business days of the vacancy occurring;

WHEREAS, under Rule 10.08 persons interested in submitting a resume to the Clerk may do so by electronic mail, in person at the Clerk’s office, or by United States Postal Service;

WHEREAS, Metro Council may first interview an applicant after the expiration of seven (7) business days of the vacancy occurring under Rule 10.09;

                     WHEREAS, under Rule 10.10 Metro Council shall fill the vacancy within thirty (30) calendar days of the vacancy;

                     WHEREAS, resumes of interested persons post-marked prior to the expiration of seven (7) business days are still eligible to be reviewed, and this potential delay works a prejudice on Metro Council’s ability to review applicants and schedule interviews; and

                     WHEREAS, under Council Rule 1.14, the Council shall determine its own rules, and under Council Rule 1.01(d.) may amend its Rules by a resolution adopted by a majority vote of the entire Council;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (“COUNCIL”) AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION I:  Council Rule 10.08 is hereby is amended as follows:

10.08     Applicants to Fill Vacancy

 

Within seven (7) business days after a vacancy shall have occurred on the Council, qualified persons interested in being appointed to the vacant seat pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statutes shall submit a resume to the Clerk of the Council.  The date and time submitted will be determined by the date and time on the email, or the date and time the person enters the Clerk’s office,., or the date on the postmark via United States Postal Service. or the date on the postmark via United States Postal Service. All submissions by mail shall be sent by registered or certified mail, and must be received in the Clerk’s office within four (4) business days after mailing.

 

 

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Sonya Harward                                                                                                         David James

Metro Council Clerk                                                                                                         President of the Metro Council

                                                                                                                                                   

 

 

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                                                                                                                                                   Approval Date

 

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGALITY:

 

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

 

 

By: ______________________________

 

R-151-20 Res. Amending Council Rule 10.08