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16345e 0 L Q� U b� 1 • 0 M M M M 42 1 ORDINANCE NO. 16,345 2 3 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 4 16,306, EXPANDING THE MEMBERSHIP OF 5 THE SISTER CITIES COMMISSION; 6 DECLARING AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR 7 OTHER PURPOSES. 8 9 10 WHEREAS, the City passed Little Rock, Ark., Ordinance No. 11 16,306 (November 17, 1992), establishing a Sister Cities 12 Commission to fulfill the purposes stated in that ordinance; and 13 WHEREAS, the Commission membership should be expanded to 14 also include representatives employed by the City. 15 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF 16 THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS; 17 SECTION 1. Section 2 of Ordinance No. 16,306 is hereby 18 amended to read as follows: 19 The Commission shall consist of thirteen (13) 20 members who shall be appointed by the Board of 21 Directors upon the recommendation of the City 22 Manager. Members of the Commission may include 23 employees of the City and can include members 24 of the Board of Directors. The initial board 25 will be chosen as follows: two (2) members 26 for a term of one (1) year, two (2) members 27 for a term of two (2) years, three (3) members 28 for a term of three (3) years, three (3) 29 members for a term of four (4) years, and 30 three (3) members for a term of five (5) 31 years. After the initial appointment all 32 appointments shall be for a period of five (5) 33 years or until a successor is qualified, 34 provided no person shall be appointed for more 35 than two (2) consecutive full terms. 36 0-02- M F- SECTION 2. EKERGENCY. The City has already appointed eleven (11) members to the Commission; it is necessary to fill the two additional positions immediately in order for the Commission to fulfill its function while fully constituted and represented; therefore in order to promote the public health, safety and welfare, and emergency is therefore declared to exist and this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the date of its passage. PASSED: January 19, 1993 APPROVED AS TO FOR14: 1'1 - F.11 1141 43