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Section 1202.01    The Mayor And City Council

As amended by the Charter of the City of Hudson from time to time, the powers and functions of the Mayor and City Council with respect to administering this Code are as follows:

  1. Amendments to Code--Text.  Convene public hearings to take testimony on this Code and future text amendments to it, after having referred amendment requests for review and comment to the  Planning Commission, and then take action to adopt or rescind the original Code and any future amendments to it.

  2. Amendments to Code--Official Zoning Map.  Convene public hearings to take testimony on future amendments to the official zoning map, after having referred amendment requests for review and comment to the  Planning Commission, and then take action to adopt or deny any future amendments to it.

  3. Appointments.  Appoint members of the  Planning Commission ("PC"), Board of Zoning and Building Appeals ("BZBA"), the Architectural and Historic Board of Review ("AHBR"); make appointments to fill unexpired terms or members who have resigned, or to fill vacancies, or to reappoint members at the end of expired terms; remove members of the PC, BZBA, or AHBR after investigation and findings of malfeasance, misfeasance, or nonfeasance while in office.

  4. Planned Developments.  Hold public hearings, review, and take final action on proposed preliminary and final Planned Development applications after receipt of the PC's recommendations.

  5. Development Agreements.  Hold public hearings, review, and take final action on proposed development agreements after receipt of the PC's recommendations.

  6. Site Plans.  Hold public hearings, review, and take final action on proposed site plan applications for major developments that are called up for City Council final action.

  7. Appeals.  Hold public hearings, review, and take final action on appeals from the actions of the Planning Commission.
  8. Architectural Guidelines.  Adopt amendments, appendices, or supplements to the uniform architectural criteria.

  9. Annual Residential Development Allocation.  Hold public hearings, review, and take final action on the recommended annual residential development allocation pursuant to Chapter 1211 of this Code.

  10. Fees and Charges.  Establish a schedule of fees necessary to effectively administer and enforce the provisions of this Code.

  11. Accept Land Donations