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CODE OF THE CITY OF JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK, v17 Updated 1-15-2002
PART I ADMINISTRATIVE LEGISLATION
Chapter 82, VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMISSION

Chapter 82, VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMISSION

HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Jamestown 5-15-2000. Amendments noted where applicable.

§ 82-1. Creation.

The Veterans Memorial Commission is hereby created.

§ 82-2. Membership; vacancies.

The Commission shall consist of nine members. The members of such Commission shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The terms of the members shall be three-year terms, except that the members of such Commission first appointed shall be appointed for terms in a manner such that the term of three members expire in one year, three members' terms expire in two years and three members' terms expire in three years. Members shall serve until the appointment and qualification of their successors. The Mayor shall designate one member of the Commission to serve as Chairperson, who shall preside at meetings of the Commission and who shall execute the duties normally conferred by this section. The City Clerk shall serve as Secretary to the Commission. Commission members shall be residents of the County of Chautauqua and shall be nominated by virtue of their active membership in one of the Chautauqua County veterans organizations or shall be private citizens who are interested in supporting the activities of veterans affairs in the City of Jamestown.

§ 82-3. Powers and duties.

It shall be the duty and responsibility of the Commission to oversee the preservation, maintenance and further development of the Veterans Memorial that is located on Tracy Plaza, the ongoing upgrade and maintenance of the Veterans Memorial multimedia program, the coordination, in cooperation with the United Veterans Council, regarding the scheduling of events at the Veterans Memorial located on Tracy Plaza and any and all other matters deemed appropriate by the Mayor and City Council concerning the Veterans Memorial.

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