There is created the North Central Regional planning commission, in Cloud, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Ottawa, Mitchell, Republic and Saline Counties, Kansas.
(Ord. 578 § 1, 1973)
Any incorporated city or county government within Cloud, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Ottawa, Mitchell, Republic and Saline Counties is eligible for membership in the North Central Regional planning commission upon passage of an appropriate ordinance or resolution and acceptance by the commission. Each city shall be represented by its mayor or his designee from the governing body, or official responsible to the governing body. Each county shall be represented by the chairman of the board of county commissioners or his designee from the commission. Each county may appoint by majority vote of each board of county commissioners representatives from special interest groups and/or minority groups located within the counties. Representatives appointed shall serve at the pleasure of the board of county commissioners. All members shall continue to hold office until their successors are duly appointed and qualified.
(Ord. 578 § 2, 1973)
Meetings shall be held at least once each three months on a date determined by the commission. Special meetings may be called by the chairman, or the vice-chairman in the absence of the chairman, or as otherwise provided, upon at least twenty-four hours’ notice. All meetings of the commission shall be open to the public.
(Ord. 578 § 4, 1973)
The North Central Regional planning commission shall have all the functions, duties and powers as provided in KSA Section 12-716 to 12-721 inclusive, as amended. The general purpose of the North Central Regional planning commission shall be to make those studies and plans for the development of the region that will guide the unified development of the region, eliminate planning duplication, and promote economy and efficiency in the coordinated development of the region and the general welfare and prosperity of its people. These plans may include, but shall not be limited to recommendations for sanitary sewage and solid waste disposal systems, airports, parks and recreational areas, public institutions, prevention of blighted conditions, regulatory codes, and general capital improvement programs.
(Ord. 578 § 5, 1973)
The commission shall adopt bylaws, including rules for the transaction of commission business, which shall include but not be limited to:
C. Meetings and voting;
D. Organization of the commission;
E. Staff and budget;
F. Sharing of costs.
(Ord. 578 § 6, 1973)
All members of the commission shall serve without compensation.
(Ord. 578 § 3, 1973)