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File #: 16-0207    Version: 1 Name: Amendment to Veterans Commission Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 2/5/2016 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 6/28/2016 Final action: 8/3/2016
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 2, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND AGENCIES, PART 2, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND AGENCIES, COMMISSION ON VETERANS AFFAIRS, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP AND FURTHER DEFINE ITS PURPOSE AND FUNCTIONS Sponsor: Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr.
Sponsors: Joseph A. McCallum, Jr., John Sharpe James
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 2, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND AGENCIES, PART 2, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND AGENCIES, COMMISSION ON VETERANS AFFAIRS, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP AND FURTHER DEFINE ITS PURPOSE AND FUNCTIONS
Sponsor: Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr.

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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, THAT:

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SECTION 1. Title II, Administration, Chapter 2, Office of the Mayor and Agencies, Part 2, Boards, Commissions and Agencies, Commission on Veterans Affairs, of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented, is hereby amended as follows:

2:2-40. COMMISSION ON VETERANS AFFAIRS.

2:2-40.1. Established.
The Commission on Veterans Affairs (hereinafter called the "Commission") is hereby established. The Commission shall report to the Mayor. (Ord. 6Ff, 2-7-90)

2:2-40.2. General Purpose.
The Commission shall pursue the general purpose of improving the status of veterans in Newark through coordinating, networking, advocacy, policy recommendations and other methods deemed necessary and appropriate. The Commission shall serve as the Municipal agent in coordinating veterans' affairs with all veterans groups and organizations within the City. (Ord. 6S+Ff, 2-7-90)

2:2-40.3. Definitions.
As used in this Section:
Veteran shall mean any person who has served in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and is in receipt of an honorable discharge from same. (Ord. 6S+Ff, 2-7-90)

2:2-40.4. Membership of Commission; Appointment; Terms.
a. The Commission shall consist of seventeen (17) twenty-one (21) members, including two (2) members of the Municipal Council. The Commissioners shall be appointed by the M...

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