SB 1039 Revises the composition and selection of the Kansas City housing commissioners
LR Number:4256L.04T Fiscal Note:4256-04
Committee:Local Government and Economic Development
Last Action:06/27/02 - Signed by Governor Journal page:
Title:HS HCS SB 1039
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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HS/HCS/SB 1039 - Under current law, all seven members of the Kansas City Housing Authority Commission are appointed by the mayor, with one member from each of the six city council districts and the seventh member a tenant of a housing authority project. All commissioners must have resided in Kansas City for at least five years. Under the terms of this act, six commissioners will be nominated by a nominating committee and appointed by the mayor, and one commissioner will be elected by the tenants of the housing authority. All must be residents of Kansas City for at least one year. One of the appointed commissioners must be receiving Section 8 housing assistance; and one member must own rental property in Kansas City, but not any property containing public housing. Each commissioner will receive a stipend of $200 per month, plus reimbursement for travel and conference expenses.