AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 20, MISCELLANEOUS, CHAPTER 1 - WATERSHED DEPARTMENT
WHEREAS, the City of Norris
has an established Watershed Department, and
the City of Norris City Council wishes to amend certain aspects of the Watershed Department Code, and
WHEREAS, the City of Norris City Council is empowered to make changes to City Code per Article IV and
Article V of the City Charter, and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED
BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NORRIS AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1: That
Section 20-102 be deleted in its entirety and replaced with:
board. The governing board of the department shall be comprised of seven members.
these members shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of Council. The term of each of these five
members shall be for three years, except that original appointments shall be for one, two, and three years.
shall be a current member of Norris City Council, as determined by City Council, and whose term shall be concurrent with the
two year elected term of Council.
One member shall be a current Commissioner of the Norris Water Commission, as determined
by the Norris Water Commission, whose term shall be two years, but that the term shall begin and end in years off-set from
the City Council member term.
A board chairman and vice-chairman shall be elected by the governing board.
Terms of the chairman and vice-chairman shall be for one year, and shall be elected in January of each year.
members shall be residents of the City of Norris.
SECTION 2: That Section 20-103 be deleted in its entirety and replaced with:
20-103. Secretary-treasurer. The city manager shall serve as secretary-treasurer of
the department and shall maintain its books, records, and files and shall have supervision over the operation. He shall
be paid an amount equal to 2% of his total annual City salary for such service from Watershed funds.
3: That Section 20-109 be deleted in its entirety and replaced with:
General powers and duties. Other than the rights reserved to Council, as listed above, responsibility for
operating and managing the watershed is delegated to the department in accordance with all City Ordinances, Policies, and
SECTION 4: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from
and after its approval as required by law.
Adopted First reading: August 10, 2015
Public Hearing: September 14, 2015
Second reading: September 14, 2015