The Levee Management Commission’s duties shall be to advise the Board of Aldermen on all matters referred to it by them, to review and evaluate financial matters pertaining to construction financing, to review proposed changes to the published alignment and to develop job descriptions for a levee manager, a consultant, a legal counselor and an engineering representative.
The Levee Management Commission shall consist of ten (10) voting members and four (4) non-voting members selected by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. The voting members shall be one (1) Alderman from each Ward, one (1) resident from the floodplain, one (1) resident from the non-floodplain, one (1) representative of the Valley Park Fire Protection District, one (1) representative of the Valley Park School District, and two (2) representatives of the Valley Park business community who need not be residents of the City. The non-voting members shall consist of a levee manager, a levee consultant, a levee legal counselor and an engineering representative. All voting members shall serve for three (3) year terms, except the Aldermen who shall serve only if they simultaneously hold the office of Alderman.