building & construction advisory committee
There is hereby established an advisory committee to be known as the Building and Construction Advisory Committee, hereinafter referred to as the Committee.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(A) The Committee shall be charged with the task of reviewing and making recommendations concerning all building and construction codes, ordinances, regulations and resolutions which the City Council may from time to time direct it to review. The Committee shall assist the City Council and City staff with the development and adoption of codes, ordinances, resolutions, policies and administrative regulations necessary to provide safe, sound and attractive residential, institutional, industrial and commercial buildings and structures in the city. The Committee shall be made aware of amendments, policies and other items having an impact on housing and housing costs. The Committee shall be responsible for making recommendations to the City Council and City staff for improvements in construction standards and practices utilized in the City, and such other matters relating to building construction as the City Council and City staff deems appropriate.
(B) All recommendations of the Committee shall be in writing and shall be delivered as promptly as possible to the City Council. Any member of the Committee who disagrees with the majority recommendation may reduce his/her objections to writing and submit them to the City Council along with the majority recommendation.
(C) The recommendations of said Committee shall not be binding on the City Council. The City Council shall retain final authority and power to make binding decisions concerning the adoption, repeal, alteration or amendment to the various codes, ordinances, regulations and resolutions which the Committee has been directed to review. [more]