House Bill #5304 (2019)

AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - LOCAL PLANNING BOARD OR COMMISSION

Authorizes the Johnston town council to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Johnston planning board.

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  • 2019 – H 5304
  • 2019 – H 5304 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • LC001159
  • LC001159/SUB A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2019
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - LOCAL PLANNING BOARD OR COMMISSION
  • Introduced By: Representatives Fellela, Ucci, Mendez, and Costantino
  • Date Introduced: February 06, 2019
  • Referred To: House Municipal Government
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Section 45-22-3 of the General Laws in Chapter 45-22 entitled "Local Planning Board or Commission" is hereby amended to read as follows:
  • 45-22-3. Membership – Continuation of present membership.
  • (a) A planning board or commission consists of no less than five (5) members, and appointments are made for terms of a length that the terms of no more than one third (1/3) of the members of the board or commission expire each year. Any vacancy occurring in the membership of a planning board or commission shall be filled by the appointing authority for the remainder of the unexpired term. Any member of a planning board or commission may be removed from office by the appointing authority for due cause, following a public hearing.
  • (b) Vacancies to the planning board or commission occurring after May 4, 1972, shall be filled in the manner prescribed in this section, except as provided in § 45-22-1 in cities or towns operating under a home rule charter.
  • (c) The Hopkinton town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Hopkinton planning board and the Exeter town council may appoint two (2) alternate members to the Exeter planning board and the Richmond town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Richmond planning board and the Barrington town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Barrington planning board and the Johnston town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Johnston planning board.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC001159 ========
  • (c) The Hopkinton town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Hopkinton planning board and the Exeter town council may appoint two (2) alternate members to the Exeter planning board and the Richmond town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Richmond planning board and the Barrington town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Barrington planning board.
  • (d) The mayor of Johnston shall have the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Johnston planning board, with consent of the Johnston town council.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC001159/SUB A ========
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - LOCAL PLANNING BOARD OR COMMISSION
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  • This act would authorize the Johnston town council to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Johnston planning board.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC001159 ========
  • This act would authorize the Johnston mayor to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Johnston planning board, with consent of its town council.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC001159/SUB A ========

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