§ 9.3. Suspension of Three Readings  

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  • Upon motion affirmatively passed by seven members of council, the rule that an ordinance must be fully and distinctly read on three different days may be suspended at any time after the first reading of the ordinance.

    The title of the ordinance shall be read once for information, the motion for suspension of the rule shall be made and, if the motion is acted upon favorably, the ordinance shall be subject immediately to amendment and passage. If the motion does not carry, the ordinance shall be held for the next meeting for the second reading. A motion to suspend the rule may be made after the second reading and, if acted upon favorably the ordinance shall be subject immediately to passage.