Pending Charter Resolution
Charter Resolution No. 177
Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland, a Maryland municipal corporation approved Charter Amendment No. 177 on March 27, 2023 amended Article 400 of the City of Laurel Charter to add Section. 469, to be entitled, “Director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency Management,” as follows:
Section. 469.Director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency.
(a)There shall be a Director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency Management that will also serve as the emergency manager appointed by the Mayor, subject to the confirmation of the City Council. His or her compensation shall be determined by the operating budget. The director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency Management shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor and shall devote his or her full time and attention to the duties and responsibilities of this office.
(b)The Director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency Management shall be responsible, under the direction of the City Administrator, for organizing, supervising, and administering that department, including any specific duties and responsibilities as directed by the Mayor and City Council.
The date of adoption of this Charter Resolution is the 27th day of March, 2023, and that the amendment to the Charter of the City as herein adopted, shall be and become effective on the 16th day of May, 2023 unless on or before the 6th day of May, 2023, a Petition for Referendum on this Charter Resolution is filed in writing with the Mayor or City Administrator, pursuant to the provision of Title 4, Subtitle 3 of the Local Government Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
A full copy of the proposed Charter Resolution is available on the City of Laurel website https://www.cityoflaurel.org/clerk/notices/public-notice or request a copy from the City Clerk’s Office at 301-725-5300 Ext. 2121 or [email protected]