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File #: ORD. 2019-263    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 9/24/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/13/2020 Final action: 4/7/2020
Title: To abolish the Citizen Advisory Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration; to repeal ch. 2, art. V, div. 4 (??2-844-2-846) of the City Code, concerning the creation, composition, terms of office, duties, and functions of the Commission; and to terminate the terms of the Commission's members.
Patrons: Ellen Robertson
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-263 - Withdrawn 20200407
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To abolish the Citizen Advisory Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration; to repeal ch. 2, art. V, div. 4 (??2-844-2-846) of the City Code, concerning the creation, composition, terms of office, duties, and functions of the Commission; and to terminate the terms of the Commission's members.
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WHEREAS, by Ordinance No. 2012-16-196, adopted November 26, 2012, the City Council established the Citizen Advisory Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration for the purpose of providing advice and neighborhood communication to the City regarding sentencing alternatives and the impact such sentencing alternatives may have on communities and neighborhoods in the city; and
WHEREAS, the Citizen Advisory Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration has completed its functions; and
WHEREAS, the City Council believes that the Citizen Advisory Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration is no longer needed and that it is in the best interests of the City of Richmond that the Citizen Advisory Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration be abolished;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That Chapter 2, Article V, Division 4 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), consisting of sections numbered 2-844 through 2-846, be and are hereby repealed as follows:
[DIVISON 4
CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMISSION ON ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION
Sec. 2-844. Created.
There is hereby created an advisory commission of the City of Richmond with indefinite duration to be known as the Citizen Advisory Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration.
2-845. Composition; terms of office.
(a) Composition. The Commission shall be composed of 15 members whom the Council shall appoint. Of the 15 members, the Council shall nominate eight members and the Mayor shall nominate seven members. The members of the Commission, at least eight of whom shall be residents of the City, shall be representatives from any combination of ...

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