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File #: 21-7564    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Items Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2021 In control: City Charter and District Boundary Review Committee
On agenda: 9/8/2021 Final action: 9/8/2021
Title: Approve following proposed changes to Article III - Legislative: 3.07 Special meetings; minutes; rules; journal. The mayor, any two (2) members of the city commission, consistent with the Sunshine Law, or the city manager, may call special meetings of the commission, with every effort made to contact each member, upon at least twenty-four (24) hours' notice. to each member, served personally, or left at his usual place of residence with every effort made to contact the member by the city clerk. All meetings of the city commission and of the committees thereof shall be public, and any citizen shall have access to the minutes and records thereof at all reasonable times. The commission shall adopt Robert's Rules of Order, determine other of its own rules and order of business, and keep a journal of its proceedings. 3.09 Duties of mayor. The mayor shall preside at all meetings of the commission and perform such other duties consistent with the his or her office as may be imposed by it, ...
Sponsors: Sue Harrison
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Approve following proposed changes to Article III - Legislative:

3.07 Special meetings; minutes; rules; journal.
The mayor, any two (2) members of the city commission, consistent with the Sunshine Law, or the city manager, may call special meetings of the commission, with every effort made to contact each member, upon at least twenty-four (24) hours' notice. to each member, served personally, or left at his usual place of residence with every effort made to contact the member by the city clerk. All meetings of the city commission and of the committees thereof shall be public, and any citizen shall have access to the minutes and records thereof at all reasonable times. The commission shall adopt Robert's Rules of Order, determine other of its own rules and order of business, and keep a journal of its proceedings.
3.09 Duties of mayor.
The mayor shall preside at all meetings of the commission and perform such other duties consistent with the his or her office as may be imposed by it, and they he or she shall have a voice and a vote in the proceedings of the commission, but no veto power. They he or she may use the title of mayor in any case in which the execution of legal instruments or writing or other necessity arising from the general laws of the state so requires, but this shall not be considered as conferring upon them his or her the administrative or judicial functions of a mayor under the general laws of the state. The mayor He or she shall be recognized as the official head of the city by the courts for the purpose of serving civil processes; by the governor in the exercise of military laws; and for all ceremonial purposes. The powers and duties of the mayor shall be such as are conferred upon them him or her by the city commission in pursuance of the provisions of this Charter and no others.
3.10 Power of voters to propose ordinances; initiative and referendum.
(2) Any five (5) qualified voters may commence initiative or referendum proceedings by f...

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