Governance Committee – March 5, 2014 – Agenda

University Area Commission – Governance Committee

Agenda – March 5, 2014

 

 

According to Article IV Section 7: The Governance Committee shall:

 

a. Implement these by laws and elections rules as required;

b. Research the effectiveness and applicability of these by laws and make recommendations to the Commission for amendments to the by laws;

c. Conduct the orientation of new commissioners;

d. Coordinate t he internal activities of the Commission.

 

Agenda:

 

  1. Continue discussion on proposed by law changes to handle Zoning cases
  • Proposed change (by the Zoning Committee-changes in red) in order and wording of Article IV, Section 7 Paragraph d:
  1. d.      The following time limits will be adhered to for all zoning cases heard before the commission:
  2. b.     Zoning committee report/recommendation: 2 5 min (max) Chair reserves right to ask for extended 5 min for complex cases.
  3. Commission debate discussion:  2 min (max) per commissioner who wishes to speak.  Applicant presents case: 5 min (max)
  4. Public comment (max 3 people each pro/con): 3 min each (max) Commission comments/questions:  2 min max per commissioner.  Applicant may answer, but comments/questions to be addressed to chair.
  5. Applicant presents case: 5 min (max) Public comment: 2 min max.  Chair has authority to end comment period.
  6. A copy of this section will be provided to each zoning applicant by the zoning committee prior to their appearance at a commission meeting.  Applicant rebuttal:  2 min max
  7. 6.     Applicant rebuttal: 2 min (max) Remove   A copy of this section will be provided to each zoning applicant by the zoning committee prior to their appearance at a commission meeting.
  1. Set agenda and direction for the Committee agenda in 2014
  • Current items:
    • Ohio Sunshine laws Requirements on the Commission
    • Email correspondence as a public record
    • Document retention periods for the Commission
    • By laws surrounding attendance
    • A more succinct description of what is needed in MEMBERS (Article II section B)
    • Please bring other items for discussion, the 2014 Governance plan will be voted on.

Committee Members 2014 Commission Year

Commissioner Present Absent Excused
Sharon Young    

Lucas Dixon    

Jim Bach      
Doreen Uhas-Sauer      
Terra Goodnight    

X

Colin Oden      
David Hegley      

 

Note: Agenda subject to change

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