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File #: ORD. 2021-200    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/29/2021 In control: Governmental Operations Standing Committee
On agenda: 9/22/2021 Final action:
Title: To amend City Code ? 2-1038, concerning the duties of the Participatory Budgeting Steering Commission, for the purpose of delaying the due date of the Participatory Budgeting Steering Commission's first presentation to the Council until the December 6, 2021, Organizational Development Standing Committee meeting.
Patrons: Andreas Addison
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2021-200
Title
To amend City Code ? 2-1038, concerning the duties of the Participatory Budgeting Steering Commission, for the purpose of delaying the due date of the Participatory Budgeting Steering Commission's first presentation to the Council until the December 6, 2021, Organizational Development Standing Committee meeting.
Body
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That section 2-1038 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020) be and is hereby amended and reordained as follows:
Sec. 2-1038. Duties.
The Commission shall serve as an advisory body to the Council, the Mayor, the Chief Administrative Officer, and the Department of Budget and Strategic Planning for the implementation of a participatory budgeting process for City capital projects proposed by the Commission and for the development of a participatory budgeting rulebook. For purposes of this division, the phrase "participatory budgeting rulebook" means a set of recommended guidelines developed by the Commission, to the extent permitted by law, concerning the process by which members of the public may participate in the annual budget process to provide the City with input on City capital projects proposed by the Commission. The Commission shall administer the participatory budgeting process provided for in this division. In addition, the Commission shall perform the following duties:
(a) Draft and finalize a participatory budgeting rulebook, which shall be approved as to form and legality by the City Attorney, providing for:
(1) The development of recommendations for a data collection and community assessment project that considers health, social, and environmental quality of life indicators. Such assessment and recommendations shall be produced in an annual written report to the Council, the Mayor, the Chief Administrative Officer, and the Department of Budget and Strategic Planning measuring the quality of life indicators noted in this subdivision and incorporating relevant aspects of t...

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