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67C.139 Authority over appointments upon establishment of consolidated local
If a cooperative compact exists between a city of the first class and its county prior to the creation of a consolidated local government, upon the establishment of the consolidated local government: (1) The mayor of the consolidated local government shall assume all appointment
authority previously held by the county judge/executive and the mayor of the consolidating governments. Appointments made by the mayor should reflect the diversity of the population within the jurisdiction of the consolidated local government; and
(2) The mayor, in consultation with the legislative council, shall, when authorized by
statute, determine which agencies, boards, and commissions created by statute shall require legislative council approval for the appointment of members to such agencies, boards, and commissions. The legislative council shall enact an ordinance setting out the role of the legislative council, if any, in the appointment process for each individual agency, board, and commission created by statute. Only one (1) agency, board, or commission shall be addressed per ordinance. Such ordinance shall require a vote of the majority of the entire membership of the legislative council for approval and shall be subject to mayoral veto and legislative override pursuant to KRS 67C.103(13)(a) and 67C.105(5)(i); and
(3) The appointment of members to all agencies, boards, and commissions created by
ordinance shall be determined by the ordinance creating the agency, board, or commission.
Effective: July 15, 2002 History: Created 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 346, sec. 1, effective July 15, 2002.