Standing Committees

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APPROVED 12/9/13

STANDING COMMITTEES 2013-2017

City Code Section 2.12.020 D Powers and duties

The Mayor shall recommend to the City Council all appointments to aldermanic standing committees but all appointments shall be confirmed by a majority of the City Council.

ECONOMIC MATTERS COMMITTEE

The Economic Matters Committee shall consider matters affecting the economy of the City; make recommendations to the City Council on issues relating to the operation of the Market house and the regulation of the City Dock; study, independently and with private historic preservation organizations, issues concerning historic structures in the City; and study, consider and make recommendations regarding issues of cable television service to the City of Annapolis and its citizens. The Economic Matters Committee shall review all proposed amendments to Title 7 (Business Licenses, Taxes and Regulations) and Title 17 (Buildings and Construction) of this code.

Alderman Frederick M. Paone, Chair
Alderman Joe Budge
Alderwoman Sheila M. Finlayson

ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS COMMITTEE

The Environmental Matters Committee shall consider matters affecting the natural environment of the City. The Environmental Matters Committee shall review all proposed amendments to Title 14 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places),Title 15 (Harbors and Waterfront Areas), and Title 16 (Public Services) of this code.

Alderman Jared S. Littmann, Chair
Alderman Ross Arnett III
Alderman Ian Pfeiffer

FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Finance Committee shall handle all matters relating to the review of the budget and continuous surveillance of the budget. The Finance Committee shall have power to review and make recommendations with regard to the Mayor's annual operating budget and shall submit recommendations with regard to the budget to the City Council not later than the second Monday in May of each year. The Finance Committee shall review all proposed amendments to Title 6 (Revenue and Finance) of this code.

Alderman Ian Pfeiffer, Chair
Alderman Ross H. Arnett, III
Alderman Frederick M. Paone

HOUSING AND HUMAN WELFARE COMMITTEE

The Housing and Human Welfare Committee shall consider issues of housing and matters affecting the general health, welfare and quality of life of the residents of the City. The Housing and Human Welfare Committee shall review all proposed amendments to Title 8 (Animals), Title 10 (Health and Safety), and Title 18 (Landlord and Tenant Relations) of this code.

Alderman Kenneth A. Kirby, Chair
Alderman Joe Budge
Alderman Jared S. Littmann

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

The Public Safety Committee shall consider matters affecting public safety in the City. The Public Safety Committee shall review all proposed amendments to Title 11 (Public Peace, Morals and Welfare) and Title 12, (Vehicles and Traffic) of this code.

Alderwoman Sheila M. Finlayson, Chair
Alderman Frederick M. Paone
Alderwoman Rhonda Pindell Charles

RULES AND CITY GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE

The Rules and City Government Committee shall review and consider all proposed amendments to the Charter and all proposed amendments to Title 1 (General Provisions), Title 2 (Administration), Title 3 (Personnel), Title 4 (Elections), Title 20 (Subdivisions), Title 21 (Planning and Zoning) and Title 22 (Adequate Public Facilities) of this code.

Alderman Ross H. Arnett, III, Chair
Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson
Alderwoman Rhonda Pindell Charles

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

The Transportation Committee shall consider matters affecting parking, public transportation, and vehicular traffic. The Transportation Committee shall review all proposed amendments to Title 12 (Vehicles and Traffic), Title 14 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places), and Title 22 (Adequate Public Facilities) of this Code.

Alderman Joe Budge, Chair
Alderman Kenneth A. Kirby
Alderman Ian Pfeiffer