01-0091R

RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 3 OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE CITY COUNCIL.

BY COUNCILORS FENA AND STEWART:

        BE IT RESOLVED, that the standings rules of the Duluth City Council shall be amended to read as follows:

                Rule 3. TERM OF OFFICE.

                        Each councilor elected as an officer of the council shall hold office for a term of one year, or until his or her successor is elected.

                        An officer of the council may be removed from office by resolution passed by two-thirds vote of the council. If a resolution of removal is passed, then the next order of business at that meeting shall be the election of a councilor to serve in place of the removed officer for the remainder of the removed officer's unexpired term.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution creates the ability of the council to remove and replace officers.