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File #: 200056.    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 6/12/2020 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 9/3/2020 Final action: 10/15/2020
Title: Ordinance Creating a Police Advisory Council (B) Ordinance No. 200056 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, creating a new Division 4. titled "Police Advisory Council" within Article V. of Chapter 2 of the City Code of Ordinances; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an immediate effective date.
Attachments: 1. 200056_draft ordinance_20200903.pdf, 2. 200056_Ordinance_20201015.pdf

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Ordinance Creating a Police Advisory Council (B)

 

Ordinance No.  200056

 

An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, creating a new Division 4. titled "Police Advisory Council" within Article V. of Chapter 2 of the City Code of Ordinances; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an immediate effective date.

 

explanation

The City has long had a police advisory council (created and appointed by City management) that received feed-back from the community concerning public safety issues and law enforcement needs and actions, provided advice to the City Manager and Chief of Police on the provision of public safety services and facilitated the flow of ideas and information relative to public safety services for the continued improvement of the quality of life of Gainesville role of the existing police advisory council and to have it appointed by and report directly to the City Commission.  This ordinance creates the Police Advisory Council within the City Code of Ordinances as an advisory body that is appointed by and reports to the City Commission. 

 

Fiscal Note

There will be staff time and expenses associated with staffing and holding council trainings and meetings.

 

recommendation

The City Commission discuss the draft ordinance and take action deemed appropriate. 

 

 

 




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