Governance Committee – Sept. 3, 2014 – Agenda

University Area Commission – Governance Committee

Agenda – September 3, 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.




  1. Finalize language for proposed by law changes to handle Zoning cases
  • Final review of proposed language:

Section 7, Paragraph d:


  1.                                                   d.      The following time limits and order will be adhered to for all zoning cases heard before the commission:
    1. Zoning Committee presents the facts of the case 5 Min (max)
    2. Applicant presentation 7 Min (max)
    3. Zoning Committee report 5 min (max)
    4. Public Comment (max 3 people each pro/con): 2 min each (max)
  • Only those who complete speaker slips prior to the case being heard will be considered for speaking
  1. Commission discussion 1 min (max) per commissioner who wishes to speak a single time for 2 rounds
  • A commissioner cannot save time for their second round or transfer their remaining time to someone else.  A commissioner cannot let someone else speak on his or her time.
  1. Applicant response 3 min (max)
  2. Commission vote
  3. The zoning committee prior to his or her appearance at a commission meeting will provide a copy of this section to each zoning applicant.


  • Open discussion and questions on proposed by law changes


Committee Members 2014 Commission Year

Commissioner Present Absent Excused
Sharon Young
Jennifer Mankin
Jim Bach
Doreen Uhas-Sauer
Terra Goodnight
Colin Odden
Charles Robol
David Hegley


Note: Agenda subject to change

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