Charter Commission Minutes

May 16, 2000

The Hopkins Charter Commission met on May 16. Present were Commission members: Robert Anderson, Marjorie Hance, Henry Pokorny, James Shirley, Harry Smith, and Warren Woodrich. Assistant City Manager Jim Genellie was also present.

  1. Call To Order
    The meeting was brought to order at 7:27 pm.
  2. Approval of Minutes for April 25, 2000
    The Commission approved the minutes of April 25, 2000.
  3. Communications
    None
  4. Old Business
    1. The Commission considered Resolution 2000-1, recommending the adoption of Ordinance 2000-840 by the City Council. Ordinance 2000-840 would establish the authority for the Council to adopt administrative citations and allow administrative penalties to be assessed.
          Commissioner Smith moved and Commissioner Hance seconded the motion to adopt Resolution 2000-1. The vote was unanimous.
    2. The Commission considered Resolution 2000-2, recommending the adoption of Ordinance 2000-843 by the City Council. Ordinance 2000-843 would amend the Charter to require a special election if there is more than two years remaining in a term when a Council vacancy occurs.
          Commissioner Pokorny moved and Commissioner Smith seconded the motion to adopt Resolution 2000-2. The vote was unanimous.
    3. The Commission set its next meeting for April 24, 2001 at 7:00 pm.
  5. New Business
    None
  6. Adjournment
    The meeting adjourned by unanimous consent.