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File #: 23-0907    Name:
Type: Written Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/6/2023 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 3/14/2023 Final action:
Title: Request for removal of City Board, Commission, and Committee members for missing Oaths of Office.

City of Alexandria, Virginia

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MEMORANDUM

 

 

DATE:                     MARCH 7, 2023

 

TO:                                          THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

 

FROM:                     GLORIA SITTON, CITY CLERK AND CLERK OF COUNCIL /s/

 

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Request for removal of City Board, Commission, and Committee members for missing Oaths of Office.

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ISSUE:  Request the removal of members who have not submitted oaths of office to the Executive Secretary for Boards and Commissions.

 

RECOMMENDATION:  That City Council: (1) authorize the Executive Secretary for Boards and Commissions to remove the members listed from their respective board or commission; and (2) notify of their removal.

 

BACKGROUND:  In May 2021, City Council approved an ordinance to allow for the removal of members who failed to return their oath of office within 60 days of appointment (Ordinance No. 5346).

 

DISCUSSION:  A notice was sent to all members who have not returned their oaths requesting that they return their oath before the 60-day deadline. The following members have not returned their oaths of office:

 

Megan Prince, Community Service Board

Tookie Organek, Park and Recreation Commission

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  None.

 

STAFF:

Gloria Sitton, City Clerk and Clerk of Council (Executive Secretary for Boards and Commissions)

Keia Waters, Deputy City Clerk