Senate Bill 0194
DIGEST OF SB194 (Updated February 9, 2009 5:52 pm - DI 84)
Indianapolis historic preservation commission. Requires the mayor to appoint five members and the city-county council to appoint four members of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission. (Current law requires the mayor to appoint all nine members.) Requires the city- county council to appoint one member who is a resident of a historic district. (Current law requires the mayor to appoint at least one member who is a resident of a historic district.) Allows the city-county council to appoint one member and the mayor to appoint two members from lists of names submitted by the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana and the historical society of Marion County. Allows the mayor to appoint one member who is a member of the metropolitan development commission. Allows the mayor and the city-county council to each appoint a member from a list of names submitted by the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. (Current law provides that the mayor makes the discretionary appointments.) Provides that a member serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be removed for any reason. Provides that a member appointed before July 1, 2009, continues to serve as a member of the commission after June 30, 2009, until the member's term expires or the executive removes the member for any reason. Provides that if the executive removes the member for any reason, the executive appoints a successor to serve for the remainder of the vacated term.
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