00-0862R

RESOLUTION ADDING A NEW RULE 18 TO THE STANDING RULES OF THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL; REQUIRING RESOLUTIONS GRANTING BUSINESS SUBSIDIES TO BE READ AND REMAIN ON FILE FOR AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE PASSAGE.

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT:

        RESOLVED, that a new Standing Rule 18 be added to the standing rules of the Duluth City Council to read as follows:

                Rule 18.    Resolutions granting a business subsidy under Article XXVI of Chapter 2 of the Duluth City Code or under Minnesota Statutes, sections 116J.993 to 116J.995, shall not be passed by the council until they have received a first reading before the council and have remained on file at least one week thereafter.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution requires that resolutions granting business subsidies under Duluth's living wage ordinance or Minnesota Statutes, sections 116J.993 to 116J.995, not be passed until they have received a first reading before the council and have remained on file for one week thereafter.