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05/10/2010 Charter Review Commission MinutesCITY OF FAIRLAWN CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION MINUTES DATE: 5/10/10 NAME OF COMMISSION: CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION CALLED TO ORDER AT: 5: 00 PM BY: Edward J. Riegler COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: Mark Auburn, Steve Matesevac, Mark Ludwig Kurt Otti~er, and Cynthia Visca OTHERS: Mayor Roth and Edward J. Rieder, Law Director EXCUSED: All Charter Commission members signed their oath of office. Mayor Roth welcomed the Charter Commission members and thanked them for their willingness to serve. ITEMS DISCUSSED: Mr. Riegler distributed to each member their Commission notebooks containing member information, a copy of Fairlawn's City Charter, proposed agenda and calendar and copies of the 2007 Charter Commission minutes and recommendations. Each member then updated and/or verified their contact information, which will then be retyped and provided to all members at the next meeting. Thereafter each member formally introduced themselves and shared with each other their background, including education, employment history and prior municipal service. Thereafter, the Commission held election of officers. Mark Auburn moved and Steve Matesevac seconded the motion for Mrs. Cynthia Visca - Chairperson Mark Auburn moved and Steve Matesevac seconded the motion for Mr. Kurt Ottiger - Vice- Chairperson Steve Matesevac moved and Cindy Visca seconded the motion for Dr. Mark Auburn - Secretary By unanimous consent, the following were elected as officers: Mrs. Cynthia Visca -Chairperson Mr. Kurt Ottiger -Vice-Chairperson Dr. Mark Auburn -Secretary A discussion was held for the purpose of setting meeting dates for the next three meetings. Upon agreement of all members, the next three meetings will be published in the West Side Leader, to wit, Monday, May 24, 2010, at 5:00 p.m.; Monday, June 14, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. Thereafter, a continuing discussion was held among Commission members regarding decorum and procedural matters. Mark Auburn requested a summary from the Law Director regarding Public Meetings/Open Meetings and the Use of Electronic Media. Mark Ludwig made a motion seconded by Mark Auburn to adjourn. The meeting was adjourned upon unanimous consent at 5:50 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Dr. Mark Auburn, Secretary Page 1 of 1