Rules Of Council  


§ 1.1. Effective Date
§ 1.2. Amendment and Suspension of Council Rules
§ 1.3. Procedure in Absence of Rule
§ 1.4. Rule of Courtesy and Decorum
§ 2.1. Meetings Open to the Public
§ 2.2. Notice of Meeting
§ 2.3. Journal of Proceedings
§ 2.4. Copies of Documents
§ 2.5. City Bulletin
§ 2.6. Citizens' Forum
§ 2.7. Public Comments at Committee Meetings
§ 2.8. Regular Meetings
§ 2.85. Removal of Disruptive Individuals from Council Chambers
§ 2.9. Service Costs for Applicants
§ 3.1. Council Chamber
§ 3.2. Seating of Members
§ 3.3. Officers of the Council
§ 3.4. Clerk of Council and Staff
§ 3.5. Appointment by the Mayor
§ 3.6. Allocation of Office Space
§ 3.7. Ban on Weapons and Items Resembling Weapons
§ 4.1. Regular Meetings
§ 4.2. Special Meetings
§ 4.3. Adjourned Meetings
§ 5.1. The Chair
§ 5.2. Temporary Chair
§ 5.3. Preservation of Order
§ 5.4. Appeals from Decisions of the Chair
§ 5.5. Questions Stated
§ 5.6. Presiding Officer Leaving Chair
§ 5.7. The Clerk
§ 5.8. Addressing the Chair
§ 6.1. Duty to Vote
§ 6.2. Right to Floor
§ 6.3. Limitation of Debate
§ 6.4. Separation of a Question
§ 6.5. Roll Call Vote
§ 6.6. Tie Vote
§ 6.7. Change of Vote
§ 6.8. Personal Privilege
§ 6.9. Dissents and Protests
§ 6.10. Attendance at Meetings
§ 6.11. Excusal During Meeting
§ 7.1. Order of Business
§ 7.2. Call to Order
§ 7.3. Roll Call
§ 7.4. Quorum
§ 7.5. Filing of the Journal
§ 7.6. New Business; Announcements
§ 7.7. Council Calendar
§ 7.8. Council Referrals
§ 7.9. Referrals of State and Federal Joint Proposals
§ 7.10. Referrals to City Manager
§ 7.11. Assignment of Agenda Items
§ 7.12. Deliberative Policymaking
§ 7.13. Sunset of Prior Legislative Matters
§ 8.1. Motions; General
§ 8.2. Motions; New Subject
§ 8.3. Procedural Motion During Debate
§ 8.4. Motion to Reconsider
§ 8.5. Motion to Take Recess
§ 8.6. Motion to Adjourn
§ 9.1. Ordinances Drafted
§ 9.2. Reading of Ordinances
§ 9.3. Suspension of Three Readings
§ 9.4. Amendments
§ 9.5. Improper Amendments
§ 9.6. Adoption of Ordinances
§ 9.7. Emergency Ordinances
§ 9.8. Publication of Ordinances
§ 9.9. Legislative Resolutions
§ 9.10. Resolutions
§ 9.11. Adoption of Resolution
§ 10.1. Appointment of Committees
§ 10.2. Standing Committees
§ 10.3. Special Committee
§ 10.4. Committee Meetings
§ 10.5. Secretary to Committees
§ 10.6. Committee Quorum/Prompt Start of Committee Meetings
§ 10.7. Reference to Committees
§ 10.8. Committee Reports
§ 10.9. Timely Reports
§ 10.10. Relieving Committee from Further Consideration
§ 10.11. Public Hearings and Special Meetings
§ 11.1. Legal Opinions for Councilmembers
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