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File #: OR0969-22    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduction of Ordinance
File created: 11/16/2022 In control: County Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 11/29/2022 Final action:
Title: Introduction of Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-335 A Code Ordinance Amending Chapter 8 to Repeal Article XV of Chapter 8 to Remove the Community Development Advisory Board as a Permanent Board of the County
Presenters: David Izraelevitz
Indexes (Council Goals): * 2022 Council Goal - N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Los Alamos Code Ordinance 02-335
Title
Introduction of Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-335 A Code Ordinance Amending Chapter 8 to Repeal Article XV of Chapter 8 to Remove the Community Development Advisory Board as a Permanent Board of the County
Recommended Action
I introduce, without prejudice, Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-335 A Code Ordinance Amending Chapter 8 to Repeal Article XV of Chapter 8 to Remove the Community Development Advisory Board as a Permanent Board of the County, and ask staff to assure that it is published as provided in the County Charter.
County Manager's Recommendation
The County Manager recommends that Council introduce this Ordinance.
Body
The Los Alamos County Council has jurisdiction over the creation and abolishment of Standing Boards and Commissions and Ad Hoc Advisory Committees as noted in Section 305 of the Charter. On May 15, 2018, Council adopted Ordinance No. 02-285 amending Chapter 8 of the Code of Ordinances to add Article XV to create a Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB). One of the reasons that CDAB was created was to provide a mechanism to evaluate the enforcement process of Chapter 18. CDAB created and deployed a public information campaign and a community survey to provide input to Council about what nuisances are most concerning. The enforcement process has been reviewed by CDAB and any issues raised or recommendations from them have been addressed by staff and incorporated into current practices. When Council directed the updating of Chapter 18, CDAB participated in collecting usage data, analyzing such, and providing input on updated processes and mechanisms that contributed to this rewriting. Now that the completion of the rewrite of Chapter 18 is close with public hearing taking place at 11/29/22 meeting, County Council finds that future review of Chapter 18 are more appropriately considered as a limited-term task force rather than a permanent County board. The introduction of this ordin...

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