Development Boards

SLDC is directed by its own Board of Directors, and its employees serve as staff support for the City's economic development authorities

SLDC is directed by its own Board of Directors, and its employees serve as staff support for the City's economic development authorities:

About SLDC Boards

Aldermanic committees serve an important role in reviewing proposed legislation. 

When a Bill is introduced, it is referred by the President of the Board of Aldermen to a committee tasked with reviewing Bills that address that topic. Committees hold meetings and hearings at the call of their chairmen and chairwomen. 

Once a Bill is "in committee," the Bill can be scheduled for a public hearing by that committee, at which testimony in support of or against the Bill is heard. The committee will typically hold a vote on whether to recommend that the full Board of Alderman pass the Bill. 

Committees may also play a role in government oversight, and they have subpoena power pursuant to the City Charter.

 

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