Question: Should section be amended so that the six members of the City Planning Commission appointed by the Mayor “shall include one architect, one attorney, and one real estate or real estate development professional?

Proposed Language:

§ 76     City Planning Commission

There shall be a City Planning Commission composed of seven (7) members. One shall be a member of the Council of the City of Cleveland chosen by each Council to serve during the term of that Council, and six members shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the approval of Council, and may be removed by the Mayor. The six members appointed by the Mayor shall include one architect, one attorney, and one real estate or real estate development professional. The term of the members, other than Council members, shall be six (6) years, except that of the initial appointments, the terms of two members shall be two (2) years, and the terms of two members shall be four (4) years. Vacancies in the Commission shall be filled in the same manner for the unexpired term. The Chairman of the Commission shall be appointed annually by the Mayor from the members and may be removed as Chairman at the Mayor’s pleasure.

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