01-0093R

RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 14 OF THE STANDING RULES (COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS).

BY COUNCILORS ECKENBERG AND HOGG:

        BE IT RESOLVED, that Rule 14 of the standing rules of the Duluth City Council be amended as follows:

                Rule 14. COMMITTEES.

                Appointments to council committees shall be made by the presiding officer with the consent of a simple council majority. Councilors previously appointed to such committees shall not be removed involuntarily without the approval of two-thirds majority of the council.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution changes the process for making assignments to committees of the city council.