|CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION
The Charter Review Commission (CRC) is an ad hoc Commission created by the City Council. Once the Commission is appointed, the City Council will issue a charge to the CRC.
APPLICATIONS & APPOINTMENTS
Applications to serve on the Charter Review Commission will be accepted through September 1, 2014. Council is scheduled to make appointments during September/October. All applicants will be notified of application status once final appointments are made.
The CRC will begin meeting in November 2014. The CRC will review the City Charter and submit a final report as charged by the City Council. The Commission is expected to meet twice a month for a period of 6-9 months. (November 2014 – May 2015) Specific dates and times are to be determined.
Applicants should be able to commit the required time for the CRC and actively participate in the review process. Commissioners are expected to attend a minimum of 75% of the scheduled CRC meetings. Commissioners who are absent from more than 25% of the meetings are subject to replacement by an alternate member.
Current Board Members of City of Richardson Boards and Commissions are eligible to serve on the Charter Review Commission.
The City Charter prescribes the following qualifications for all board members:
- Must be a qualified voter of the City of Richardson
- A resident of the State of Texas for at least one (1) year
- A resident of the City of Richardson for at least six (6) months
- Hold no elected public office
- Not be in arrears in taxes or other liabilities due to the City
Code of Ethics
Additionally, all board members must comply with the City’s Code of Ethics which requires in part, that board members be independent, impartial, have no financial interest direct or indirect, in any contract with the City including the sale of any land, rights or interest in any land, materials, supplies, or service, in which the financial benefit shall include an ownership interest of more than ten (10) percent, compensation directly affected by the contract with the City, or participate in a vote or decision on any matter in which the officer has substantial interest.