Chapter 141: Parking Commission


Cross references

  • Authority to establish - see CHTR. Art. VII, Sec. 1
  • Open meetings - see ADM. Ch. 114
  • Parking generally - see TRAF. Ch. 351

141.01   Creation

There is hereby created a commission to be known and designated as the Parking Commission, composed of three residents of the Village, and one Councilperson. Resident members shall be appointed by the Mayor and Council shall appoint its representative.
(Ord. 1993-70. Passed 9-13-93.)

141.02   Term

The term of the three resident members shall be three years, provided that the term of one of the members appointed to the first Parking Commission shall be for one year and one of the members to the first Commission shall be for two years. In the event that a vacancy occurs during the term of any member, a successor shall be appointed by the Mayor for the unexpired portion of that term. Council’s representative shall serve a term to be set by Council upon appointment.
(Ord. 1993-70. Passed 9-13-93.)

141.03   Compensation

Members of the Parking Commission shall serve without compensation.
(Ord. 1993-70. Passed 9-13-93.)

141.04   Authority

The Parking Commission shall have the power to:

  1. (a) Study, investigate, plan, advise, report and recommend to the Mayor and Council and the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village any action, program, plan, improvement or legislation which the Commission finds or determines to be advisable in addressing motor vehicle parking within the Village’s Business District for the enhancement and benefit of the entire Village.

  2. (b) To prepare a written report to the Mayor, Council and the Chief Administrative Officer concerning motor vehicle parking within the Business District at least once a year.
    (Ord. 1993-70. Passed 9-13-93.)

141.05   Organization

The Parking Commission shall choose its own officers, make its own rules and regulations, and keep a journal of its proceedings. A majority of the members shall be a quorum for the transaction of business. All plans, findings, advice, reports and recommendations by the Commission shall be in writing and shall designate by name those members of the Commission approving or concurring therein. Members who do not approve or concur may, as a part of such report, state their reasons for refusing to do so. The Commission shall meet at least once annually and at such other times as the Commission desires, or at the request of Council, the Mayor or the Chief Administrative Officer.
(Ord. 1993-70. Passed 9-13-93.)

141.06   Referral

The Parking Commission when requested by Council, the Mayor or Chief Administrative Officer, shall consider, investigate, make findings, report and recommend upon any special matter or question coming within the scope of its authority.
(Ord. 1993-70. Passed 9-13-93.)