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Record #: O2016-630   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 2/10/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 7-12-010 by increasing Commission on Animal Care and Control membership and requiring members to be City of Chicago residents
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 12 Animal Care & Control
Attachments: 1. O2016-630.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
February 10,2016










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Executive Director of Animal Care and Control, I transmit herewith an ordinance regarding the membership of the Commission on Animal Care and Control.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE

SECTION 1. Section 7-12-010 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken and inserting the language underscored, as follows:

7-12-010 Commission established - Executive director - Terms of members.

There is hereby established a commission to be known as the "commission on animal care and control, City of Chicago". Said commission shall consist of nine 11 members to be appointed by the mayor, three of whom shall be members, respectively, of the police department, health department, and the department of streets and sanitation; with the remaining six-eight members to include at least one representative of a humane society as hereinafter defined, at least one veterinarian licensed under the laws of the State of Illinois, at least one member of the local business community, and at least three private citizens. All commission members shall serve as such without compensation and shall be residents of the City of Chicago.

The mayor shall appoint an executive director who shall function as hereinafter set forth, subject to administrative and operating policies to be established by the commission. The salary of the executive director and other persons employed by the commission shall be as provided for in the annual appropriation ordinance. The commission shall function as an advisory body to the mayor and to the executive director and shall be responsible for the promulgation of such administrative policies and rules as are necessary to implement the enforcement of this ordinance. The mayor sh...

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