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2289 RESOLUTION NO. 2289 A RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING TO THE PULASKI COUNTY SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES, SERVING IN THE 62ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS NOW CONVENED, THE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION AMENDING THE CITY MANAGEMENT LAWS OF ARKANSAS AND LEGISLATION AMENDING THE CIVIL SERVICE LAWS OF ARKANSAS CONTROLLING BOTH UNIFORM AND NON-UNIFORM EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, AND LEGISLATION AMENDING ACT 93 OF 1927 ; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. WHEREAS, the Board of Directors is convinced that the City Management Laws of Arkansas should be amended to permit the duties and office of City Treasurer to be transferred to and consolidated with the duties of such office or employee of the City, all under the direction of the City Manager, as the Board of Directors should charge with the responsibility of handling all financial affairs of such City; and WHEREAS, the Civil Service Laws of Arkansas controlling uniform and non-uniform employees of the City of Little Rock should be changed in two instances, namely: A. Require the Civil Service Commission to certify to the executive head of such City the three (3 ) standing highest on the eligibility list for new appointments to any position in the City service . B. To require the Civil Service Commission to steno- graphically make a record of all hearings and trials held by it, which record should become evidence for consideration in appeals from rulings of said Commis- sion. WHEREAS, the provisions of Act 93 of the Acts of Arkansas of 1927 limiting the aggregate amount of bonds any municipality may have outstanding under either or both Amendment No. 10 and Amendment No. 13 to the Constitution of the State of Arkansas to $5,000,000 should be amended so as to remove absolutely such limitation, NOW THEREFORE , BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS : SECTION 1. Recommendation is hereby made to the Senators and Representatives of Pulaski County, serving in the 62nd General Assembly of the State of Arkansas now convened, to pass legislation -2- affecting the City of Little Rock to accomplish the following purposes: A. Amend the City Management Laws of Arkansas to permit the duties and office of City Treasurer to be trans- ' ferred to and consolidated with the duties of such office or employee of the City, all under the direction of the City Manager, as the Board of Directors should charge with the responsibility of handling all the financial affairs of such City. B. Amend the Civil Service Laws of Arkansas controlling both uniform and non-uniform employees of the City of Little Rock so as to require the Civil Service Commis- sion to certify the three (3) standing highest on the eligibility list for new appointments to any position in the City service. C. Amend the Civil Service Laws of Arkansas controlling uniform and non-uniform employees of the City of Little Rock to require the Civil Service Commission to stenographically record all hearings and trials conducted by it and, further, provide that such record shall become evidence in appeals taken from any decision of said Civil Service Commission . D. Amend Act 93 , Acts of Arkansas of 1927 , so as to re- move absolutely the $5 ,000,000 limitation in public improvement bonds which any municipality may have out- standing at any one time under either or both Amend- ment No. 10 and Amendment No. 13 to the Constitution of the State of Arkansas . SECTION 2. This resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption . ADOPTED: January 19, 1959 ATTEST: APPROVED: /0 esivt)' City Clerk Mayor.