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House Bill 1469


House Bill 1469

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Local government boards. Provides that in a second class city located in a county having a population of more than 110,000 but less than 115,000, the department of public sanitation may be combined with the department of waterworks to establish a single department of public sanitation and waterworks. Specifies that the department of public sanitation and waterworks may be established only if the board of sanitary commissioners, the board of directors of the department of waterworks, and the city fiscal body each adopt resolutions agreeing to the establishment of the department of public sanitation and waterworks. Specifies that the department of public sanitation and waterworks is under the control of a combined public sanitation-waterworks board. Requires the resolutions agreeing to the establishment of a combined public sanitation-waterworks board to specify the following: (1) The date on which the department of public sanitation and the department of waterworks are combined. (2) The number and the terms of members of the combined board. (3) The appointing authority for members of the combined board. (4) The standards for removal of a member of the combined board. (5) Any residency requirements or other eligibility requirements to serve on the combined board. (6) The amount and source of any compensation for members of the combined board. (7) Any procedural rules or quorum requirements that apply to the combined board. Specifies that the department of public sanitation and waterworks has the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the department of sanitation and the department of waterworks before those departments are combined. Provides that: (1) all property, assets, debt, liabilities, agreements, and contracts of
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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