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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE


08-0405R                                                          REPLACEMENT

 

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE STANDING RULES - AGENDA MEETINGS.

BY PRESIDENT REINERT:

     RESOLVED, that the Standing Rules of the Duluth City Council are amended to add a new Rule 20 to read as follows:

Rule 20.   ACTIONS AT AGENDA MEETINGS.

     At an agenda meeting, provided for in Rule 1, the council may add items to the agenda, remove items from the agenda, change the order of the agenda. The agenda may be changed or determined by rule of the presiding officer. In that event, any member may challenge the ruling, and the appeal will be had as set out in Robert’s Rules. Any member may propose to change or determine the agenda by a motion made and seconded. Any such challenge or motion shall require a vote of 2/3 of the members present in order to pass. If a quorum, as defined in the Charter, be not present at the agenda meeting, then the vote on a motion or challenge made shall be taken as the first order of business at the following city council meeting.


COUNCILOR REQUEST/ATTORNEY


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution clarifies the process by which agenda changes can be made at an agenda session.