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File #: 16-0071    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution, BOWC Status: Approved
In control: Board of Water Commissioners
On agenda: 6/15/2016 Final action: 6/15/2016
Title: The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department, nominated the Following Board Member(s) for the office of "Vice-Chair" of the BOWC: Mary E. Blackmon; and whereas the BOWC conducted an election for the office of Vice Chair with the following votes having been recorded: Mary E. Blackmon 7 votes; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT Resolved that Mary E. Blackmon having received a majority of votes cast, is elected as the Vice-Chair of the BOWC for a term ending at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the BOWC.
Indexes: Board of Water Commissioners

Title

The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department, nominated the Following Board Member(s) for the office of “Vice-Chair” of the BOWC: Mary E. Blackmon; and whereas the BOWC conducted an election for the office of Vice Chair with the following votes having been recorded: Mary E. Blackmon 7 votes; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT Resolved that Mary E. Blackmon having received a majority of votes cast, is elected as the Vice-Chair of the BOWC for a term ending at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the BOWC.

 

Body

Agenda of June 15, 2016

Item No. 16-0071

Annual Meeting

 

TO:                                          The Honorable

Board of Water Commissioners

                                          City of Detroit, Michigan

 

RE:                     Annual Meeting - Election of BOWC “Vice-Chair”

 

MOTION

By Board Member: Davis

 

Whereas                     At the Annual Meeting of the Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (BOWC), the Following Board Member(s) were nominated for the office of “Vice-Chair” of the BOWC:

Mary E. Blackmon; and

 

Whereas                     The BOWC conducted an election for the office of Vice-Chair with the following votes having been recorded:

Mary E. Blackmon                     7 votes,

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT:

Resolved                     That Mary E. Blackmon having received a majority of votes cast, is elected as the Vice-Chair of the BOWC for a term ending at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the BOWC.

 

JUSTIFICATION

Article X (10) of your By-Laws requires an Annual Meeting of the Board to be held each year during the month of June. Article IV (4), Section 1 of the By-Laws requires that a “Chair” and “Vice- Chair” of the BOWC be elected by the BOWC at the BOWC’s Annual Meeting. The Michigan Open Meetings Act requires that both the nominations and election for these positions take place in an open session of an open meeting.