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Chapter 2.04


2.04.010    Legislative body.

2.04.020    Compensation.

2.04.030    Planning Agency.

2.04.040    Redevelopment Agency.

2.04.050    Planning Commission.


2.04.010 Legislative body.

A. The City Council shall be the legislative body with the exclusive and original jurisdiction to interpret and govern all matters described and/or set forth within the City interim general plan and all ordinances, resolutions, codes and other regulatory directives adopted previously by this Council by reference or currently applicable to any activity, event, request, forbearance and/or issue raised of any nature within the boundary of the City.

B. The ordinance codified in this section is in addition to the authority vested in the Council pursuant to PMC 2.04.030. (Ord. 8, 1980)


2.04.020 Compensation.

A. The Mayor shall receive as salary the sum of $1,467.45 per month and each member of the City Council shall receive as salary the sum of $1,167.45 per month as authorized by Section 36516 of the Government Code payable at the same time and in the same manner as salaries that are paid to other officers and employees of the City.

B. The salaries established by this section are exclusive of any amounts payable to each member of the City Council as reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of official duties for the City.

C. This section shall become operative on the date upon which one or more members of the City Council become eligible, pursuant to Section 36516.5 of the Government Code, for a salary increase by virtue of beginning a new term of office following adoption of this section. Until the operative date of the salary increase provided hereby as December 2008, each member of the City Council and the directly elected Mayor shall continue to receive as salary the sums set forth in the Poway Municipal Code. (Ord. 672 § 1, 2008; Ord. 634 § 1, 2006; Ord. 596 § 1, 2004; Ord. 555 § 1, 2002; Ord. 531 § 1, 2000; Ord. 485 § 1, 1997; Ord. 171 § 1, 1985; Ord. 166 § 1, 1985; Ord. 105 § 1, 1983)


2.04.030 Planning Agency.

The City Council establishes itself as the Planning Agency. (Ord. 5, 1980)


2.04.040 Redevelopment Agency.

A. It is found and declared, pursuant to Section 33101 of the California Health and Safety Code, that there is a need for the Redevelopment Agency created by Section 33100 of said law to function in the City. Said agency is empowered by this section to transact business and exercise its powers under the Community Redevelopment Law, and shall be known as the “Poway Redevelopment Agency.”

B. Pursuant to Section 33200 of the California Health and Safety Code, the City Council does hereby declare itself to be the agency, and all rights, powers, duties, privileges and immunities, vested by law in a Redevelopment Agency, shall be vested in the City Council except as otherwise provided by law.

C. The Redevelopment Agency, authorized to function by this section, shall cause a certified copy of the ordinance codified in this section to be filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State. (Ord. 96 §§ 1, 2, 4, 1983)


2.04.050 Planning Commission.

A. The City Council finds and determines that California Health and Safety Code Sections 33300 and 33301 require that before any area is designated for redevelopment, the community authorized to undertake the development must have a Planning Commission.

B. Pursuant to California Government Code Sections 65100 and 65105, the City Council establishes itself as the Planning Commission for purposes of all redevelopment matters and activities to be carried out in compliance with the California Community Redevelopment Law (California Health and Safety Code Section 33000 et seq.). The Planning Commission shall consist of the five members of the City Council now serving or hereinafter elected, and the Councilmembers shall serve on the Commission for the duration of their respective Council terms. (Ord. 111 §§ 1, 2, 1983)

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