BY PRESIDENT 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 Sections 2, 3, 5, 7, 18, 19, 21, 25, 36 and 60(A) 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 September 26, 2005, at 7:30 p.m., in the council chamber 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:
NOTICE OF HEARING
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution sets the Duluth City Council public hearing date of September 26, 2005, at 7:30 p.m., regarding the proposed amendment to Sections 2, 3, 5, 7, 18, 19, 21, 25, 36 and 60(A) of the Duluth City Charter. The Charter commission approved the proposed amendment at their July 13, 2005, meeting.