BY COUNCILOR NESS:
WHEREAS, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Annotated, Section 410.12, Subd. 7, the Charter commission has recommended to the city council that it adopt an ordinance amending Section 8 of the City Charter; and
WHEREAS, said Section 410.12, Subd. 7, requires that before the council, upon recommendation of the Charter commission, may adopt an ordinance amending the Charter, it must first hold a public hearing on the matter upon two weeks published notice of the text of the proposed ordinance;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a public hearing on the proposed amendment to the City Charter is hereby called for February 23, 2004, at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Duluth City Hall, and the city clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause to be published in the Duluth News Tribune a notice of such hearing, as required by law, and the full text of the proposed ordinance, said notice of hearing to be in the following form:
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution sets the Duluth City Council public hearing date of February 23, 2004, at 7:30 p.m., regarding the proposed amendment to Section 8 of the Duluth City Charter. The Charter commission approved the proposed amendment at their January 14, 2004, meeting.