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File #: ORD-19:029    Version: Name: CREATE THE JONESBORO OVERSIGHT INTEGRITY COUNCIL
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/22/2019 In control: Finance & Administration Council Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/2/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE THE JONESBORO OVERSIGHT INTEGRITY COUNCIL TO IDENTIFY, RESEARCH, INVESTIGATE, REVIEW, AND PRIORITIZE POTENTIAL FUTURE CAPTIAL IMPROVEMENTS OF A PUBLIC NATURE WITHIN THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS; AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS PERTAINING THERETO.
Sponsors: Joe Hafner, Gene Vance
Indexes: Election - general/special
Attachments: 1. Bobby Long Speech Notes 05282019.pdf
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AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE THE JONESBORO OVERSIGHT INTEGRITY COUNCIL TO IDENTIFY, RESEARCH, INVESTIGATE, REVIEW, AND PRIORITIZE POTENTIAL FUTURE CAPTIAL IMPROVEMENTS OF A PUBLIC NATURE WITHIN THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS; AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS PERTAINING THERETO.
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WHEREAS, the City of Jonesboro, Arkansas (the “City”) is a city of the first class duly organized and existing under the laws of the State of Arkansas (the “State”); and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City has determined that there is a need to develop capital improvements of a public nature (the “public improvements”) within the City to enhance the quality of life and to improve the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the City; and

WHEREAS, the City has identified the need for such public improvements in the following areas: (a) the City’s Police and Fire departments; and (b) the arts, aquatics, beautification, libraries, museums, park facilities, recreational facilities, sidewalks, and trail systems; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has further determined that there is a need to create a committee of citizens to identify, research, investigate, review, and prioritize the public improvements; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of this Ordinance is to create the Jonesboro Oversight Integrity Council for the purposes described above.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS, AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The City Council hereby creates the Jonesboro Oversight Integrity Council (the “Council”).

Section 2. The Council is charged with the responsibility of identifying, researching, investigating, reviewing, and prioritizing the potential future public improvements, subject to the final approval of the City Council, for the following purposes: the arts, aquatics, beautification, libraries, museums, park facilities, recreational facilities, sidewalks, and trail systems.

Section 3. The ...

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