AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           August 13, 2007

 

From:                          Jay M. Evans, Interim City Manager

 

Subject:                      Ordinance amending Section 2-162 of the Code of Ordinances revising the residency requirement for voting members of the Leesburg International Airport Advisory Board

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

 

Staff recommends approval of the Ordinance amending Section 2-162 of the Code of Ordinances pertaining to the Leesburg International Airport Advisory Board.

 

Analysis:

 

As currently written, the Code of Ordinances requires the five members of the Airport Advisory Board to reside within the City of Leesburg utility area.  There have been several instances where individuals who were initially chosen for this Board by a Commissioner could not be appointed simply because their residence was located outside of the City’s utility area.  These individuals were otherwise very well qualified to serve on this Board.

 

After reviewing this situation, staff felt the residency requirement for this Board should be changed.  Staff determined that replacing the current utility area requirement with a twenty (20) mile radius would allow a much greater area from which to select potential Board members.  This is the same residency requirement currently used by the City for police, fire and other on-call personnel.

 

Options:

 

1.  Approve the ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances Section 2-162, or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

 

Members of this Board volunteer their time.  There will be no fiscal impact to the City as a result of this change.

 

Submission Date and Time:    8/8/2007 4:38 PM8/8/2007 10:27 AM____

 

Department: ____Airport____________

Prepared by:  ____Jay Evans (ph)______                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                 

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. ____N/A__________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________


ORDINANCE NO. ______

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 2-162 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA; PERTAINING TO COMPOSITION OF THE LEESBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD AND THE APPOINTMENT, QUALIFICATIONS AND TERM OF MEMBERS; REVISING THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR VOTING MEMBERS OF THE LEESBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD; REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, that:

 

SECTION 1.

 

            Section 2-162(d), of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Leesburg, Florida, is hereby amended to read as:

 

            (d)        Each member of the Advisory Board shall reside within a twenty (20) mile radius of                                    the intersection of the center lines of Main Street and U.S. Highway 27 in Leesburg,                                    Lake County, Florida.

 

SECTION 2.

 

            All ordinances or parts of ordinances which are in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed, to the extent necessary to alleviate the conflict, but shall continue in effect insofar as they are not in conflict herewith, unless repealed or the conflicting portions destroys the overall intent and effect of any of the conflicting ordinances, in which case those ordinances so affected shall be hereby repealed.

 

SECTION 3.

 

            If any provision of this ordinance is declared invalid or unenforceable, then to the extent it is possible to do so without destroying the overall intent and effect of this ordinance, the portion deemed invalid or unenforceable shall be severed herefrom and the remainder of this ordinance shall continue in full force and effect as if it were enacted without including the portion found to be invalid or unenforceable.

 

SECTION 4.

 

            This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and adoption according to law.


 

PASSED AND ADOPTED at the regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of

Leesburg, Florida, held on the ______ day of ______________, 2007.

 

                                                                                    THE CITY OF LEESBURG

 

                                                                                    By: ____________________________

                                                                                                Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

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City Clerk