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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 3.60 Charity Solicitations Commission

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Chapter 3.60
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harity Solicitations Commission

Sections:

3.60.010 Membership--Terms.
3.60.020 Organization--Powers and duties generally.
3.60.030 Executive Secretary.

Prior ordinance history:

Ords. 47130, 48748, 49620: 1948 C. Ch. 61 1.

For further powers and duties, see Ch 8.84.

Charter:

Art. IV 26 Board of aldermen may not appropriate money for charitable purposes, except such as shall be subject to the administration or supervision of the city.

Art I 1 (32) Authority of city to maintain charitable institutions.

City Counselor Ops.: 9369, 9934

3.60.010 Membership--Terms.

There is for the administration of Chapter 8.84 a Charity Solicitations Commission which shall be composed of ten members who shall serve without compensation. The Commission shall consist of a member of the Police Department who shall be designated by the Chief of Police, the Director of Welfare, and eight additional members to be appointed by the Mayor, one upon the recommendation of the Better Business Bureau of St. Louis, one upon the recommendation of the Chamber of Commerce, one upon the recommendation of the Associated Retailers of St. Louis, one upon the recommendation of the St. Louis Labor Council, one upon the recommendation of the St. Louis Central Executive Committee of the American Legion, one upon the recommendation of the Greater St. Louis Council of Veterans of Foreign Wars, one upon the recommendation of the St. Louis Disabled Veterans, and one upon the recommendation of the AMVETS. The Mayor is not required to appoint the candidates so recommended. No one shall be appointed as a member of the Commission who is the organizer or local head of any charitable, educational or philanthropic agency. The term of office shall be for four years and until a successor qualifies. For the initial appointments two members shall serve for a term of one year, two members shall serve for a term of two years, three members shall serve for a term of three years and three members shall serve for a term of four years.
(Ord. 52194 1, 1963: 1960 C. 745.010.)

City Counselor Ops.: 9537

3.60.020 Organization--Powers and duties generally.

The Commission shall organize by electing its own officers, determine its time and place of meetings and shall adopt other regulations as in its own judgment necessary for the successful administration of the terms and conditions of Chapter 8.84. Five of the members shall constitute a quorum. All actions of the Commission may be by a simple majority of the members present except as otherwise provided. The Commission shall have power to issue permits and revoke permits as provided in Chapter 8.84. The Commission shall have the power to summons witnesses, take testimony, direct investigations, conduct hearings and do and perform all other acts which may be necessary and proper within the scope of its duties and functions.
(Ord. 52194 1, 1963: 1960 C. 745.020.)

City Counselor Ops.: 9537

3.60.030 Executive Secretary.

There shall be appointed by the Director of Welfare and approved by six or more members of the Commission an Executive Secretary to the Commission who shall be responsible to the Commission for performing duties as may be assigned to him by the Commission. He shall have the power, with the approval of the Director of Welfare, to appoint all employees necessary for carrying out the responsibility delegated in this chapter and Chapter 8.84 to the Commission. With the approval of the Commission, he shall have the power to summon witnesses, direct investigations and do all things necessary to effectuate the enforcement of Chapter 8.84.
(Ord. 52194 1, 1963: 1960 C. 745.030.)

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