§ 2.2. Notice of Meeting  


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  • Notice of the time and place of regularly scheduled meetings of council and council committees shall be posted in the office of the clerk of council, room 308, City Hall. If council or a committee by motion adopts a different day or hour for its regularly scheduled meetings than that provided in these rules, notice shall be posted in the office of the clerk of council and shall be published in the city bulletin.

    Notice of special meetings of council, which may be called at the request of the mayor or two members upon 24 hours notice to each member, shall be published once in a newspaper of general circulation in the city. Notice to the council members shall be communicated to them by a written notice delivered to their place of residence or to any location designated by a council member in writing and filed with the clerk of council; provided, however, that no additional notice need be served on any member present at a meeting of council at which the presiding officer gives at least 24 hours oral notice of the time and purpose of the meeting. The news agencies that have requested notification shall be given at least 24 hours advance notice of the time, place and purpose of the meeting by the clerk of council.

    To obtain notification, a news agency shall submit a written request to the council at the office of the clerk of council at room 308, City Hall. Such request shall include the name and address of the news agency making the request and a telephone number for use by the council. The notification required by this rule shall be made by telephone call or facsimile to the number included in the news agency request. The responsibility for keeping the required information current shall be that of the news agency making the request.

    Any person who wishes to obtain advance notification of all council or committee meetings at which any specific type of public business is to be discussed shall submit a written request for such notification to the council at the office of the clerk of council at room 308, City Hall. Such request shall include the name and address and telephone number of the person making the request and shall be accompanied by a sufficient self-addressed stamped envelope. Notification shall be made by mailing a copy of the agenda or a notice of the time, place and purpose of the meeting to the person requesting notification, except that in the event of a special meeting such notification may be made by telephone call. The responsibility for keeping the required information current shall be that of the person making the request.