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BULLETSt. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 3.46 Model City Agency

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Chapter 3.46
Model City Agency

Sections:

3.46.010 Established.
3.46.020 Definitions.
3.46.030 Director--Appointment--Staff.
3.46.040 Director--Duties and powers.
3.46.050 Executive board--Established.
3.46.060 Executive board--Composition.
3.46.070 Executive board--Appointment of model City target area members.
3.46.080 Executive board--Powers and duties.
3.46.090 Reports to executive board by agency.
3.46.100 Executive board--Staff.
3.46.110 Conditions for submitting proposals.
3.46.120 Conditions for putting plans into effect.
3.46.130 Contracts and agreements.
3.46.140 Cooperation of other city offices.

Prior history:

Ords. 54772, 55121: 1960 C. Ch. 34

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3.46.010 Established.

The City is established as the St. Louis model City agency.
(Ord. 55660 5 (A part), 1970.)

3.46.020 Definitions.

Terms used in this chapter are defined as follows:

A. "Agency" means the St. Louis model City agency.

B. "Executive board" means the St. Louis model City executive board.
(Ord. 55660 5 (A part), 6 (part), 1970.)

3.46.030 Director--Appointment--Staff.

The agency shall be served by a staff consisting of a Director who shall be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of the Mayor, and other staff deemed necessary by the Director and approved by the Department of Personnel. The Director shall be responsible directly to the Mayor.
(Ord. 55660 5 (A part), 1970.)

3.46.040 Director--Duties and powers.

The Director is empowered:

A. To plan, prepare, schedule, develop and carry out comprehensive demonstration City programs under the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 of the United States;

B. To rebuild or revitalize large slum and blight areas;

C. To expand housing, job and income opportunities;

D. To reduce dependence on welfare payments;

E. To improve educational facilities and programs;

F. To combat disease and ill health;

G. To reduce incidence of crime and delinquency;

H. To enhance recreation and cultural opportunities;

I. To establish better access between jobs and homes;

J. And generally to improve living conditions for people who live in such areas;

K. To accomplish these objectives through the most effective and economic concentration and coordination of federal, state and local public and private effort to improve the quality of urban life;

L. And to enter into contracts and agreements for and on behalf of the City with the federal, state and other local governmental and private agencies to accomplish these purposes, in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
(Ord. 55660 5 (B), 1970.)

3.46.050 Executive board--Established.

There is established the St. Louis model City executive board.
(Ord. 55660 6 (part), 1970.)

3.46.060 Executive board--Composition.

The executive board shall consist of the Director of the agency; the chairman of the aldermanic committee on housing and urban development; the alderman of each ward or part of a ward encompassed by the program area, all of whom shall be members ex officio with full participation; and two members from each model City target area who shall be appointed by the Mayor for a term of two years beginning on the first day of January, and shall serve until their successors are duly appointed and qualified.
(Ord. 55660 6 (part), 1970.)

3.46.070 Executive board--Appointment of model City target area members.

Each member from a model City target area shall be appointed by the mayor after first being nominated by the organization which is officially designated and recognized by the St. Louis model City agency to coordinate the program in that target area. Should any appointed member from a model City target area resign or become incapacitated, unable or unwilling to carry out his duties, or should the recognized neighborhood organization request the removal of the appointed member(s) representing that neighborhood, the Mayor is authorized and directed to appoint his successor(s) under the same procedure governing initial appointments. The Mayor shall consult with the affected neighborhood organization and the executive board prior to determining that a vacancy or vacancies exist.
(Ord. 55660 6 (A), 1970.)

3.46.080 Executive board--Powers and duties.

The executive board is authorized and directed to participate jointly with the Mayor and the Director in the development of policies, plans, programs, contracts and agreements to carry out the comprehensive demonstration City program. The executive board may adopt rules and regulations governing its meetings and the exercise of its powers. The executive board shall meet from time to time as its business requires or upon three days notice from the Director, or any three members.
(Ord. 55660 6 (B), 1970.)

3.46.090 Reports to executive board by agency.

The model City agency shall furnish to the executive board all available information it requires for its work. The agency shall make regular and frequent reports to the executive board as to the status of the program, staff vacancies and new positions to be filled.
(Ord. 55660 6 C., 1970.)

3.46.100 Executive board--Staff.

The model City agency shall provide the executive board staff assistance it requires for its work.
(Ord. 55660 6 (D), 1970.)

3.46.110 Conditions for submitting proposals.

The City, or the agency on behalf of the City, shall submit project proposals and work programs to the federal government for approval and/or funding under the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 only after satisfaction of both of the following conditions:

A. The project proposals and work programs shall have been approved by the executive board and drafts of contracts and agreements shall have been submitted to it. Failure of the executive board to approve or disapprove within forty-five days after formal submission to it shall be deemed to constitute approval.

B. The project proposals and work programs shall have been approved by resolution of the Board of Aldermen.
(Ord. 55660 7, 1970.)

3.46.120 Conditions for putting plans into effect.

The city, or the agency on behalf of the city, shall put into effect specific portions of the comprehensive city demonstration program only after satisfaction of both of the following conditions:

A. Specific detailed plans, contracts and agreements shall have been formally submitted to the executive board for their approval or disapproval. Failure of the executive board to act within thirty days after submission shall be deemed to constitute approval.

B. The specific plans, contracts and agreements shall have been approved by the Board of Aldermen by ordinance.
(Ord. 55660 8, 1970.)

3.46.130 Contracts and agreements.

The agency is authorized and directed to enter into contracts and agreements containing the specific detailed plans on behalf of the city, after first receiving the approval therefor from the board of estimate and apportionment to most effectively accomplish the purposes set forth in Section 3.46.030, and in accordance with the procedures set forth in Sections 3.46.100 and 3.46.110.
(Ord. 55660 9, 1970.)

3.46.140 Cooperation of other city offices.

All departments, divisions, agencies, directors, commissioners and employees of the city are authorized and directed to cooperate with the director in the accomplishments of the purposes and objectives of the agency.
(Ord. 55660 10, 1970.)

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