READING OF AN ORDINANCE PROCEDURE
- Council determines which option below will be used to read the Ordinance by roll call vote.
- The Ordinance is read by City Staff (usually City Attorney).
- Mayor will declare the final reading of the ordinance and ask “Shall the Ordinance pass?” After roll call is taken, Mayor will announce whether or not the ordinance passed.
ORDINANCES: The Council has the following options for reading ordinances. If the Council makes no motion, the ordinance will be read on three (3) different days, two (2) readings of which may be by title only and one (1) reading of which shall be in full and placed on final passage for publication. (ACTION ITEM)
Option 1: FOR ONE READING UNDER RULES SUSPENSION:
"I move the ordinance, Agenda Item #__, be read only by title and placed on final passage for publication, and that only the ordinance summary sheet be submitted for publication."
Option 2: FOR THREE SEPARATE READINGS:
"I move the ordinance, Agenda Item #__, be read on three separate days. First and second readings will be by title and in full on the third reading. The ordinance shall then be placed on final passage for publication, and only the ordinance summary sheet be submitted for publication."
Before the ordinance can be read under Option 1, the Council must pass said motion by a vote of one-half plus one (4) of the full Council.
Ordinances ready for reading.
An ordinance amending Pocatello Municipal Code Title 16 “Subdivision Regulations”, specifically by amending Sections 16.04.040 “Extraterritorial Authority”, 16.08.010 “General Definitions” and 16.16.010 “Short Plat Subdivision” as well as various sections of Chapters 16.12 “Pre-application Review”, 16.120 “Preliminary Subdivision Plat Application”, 16.24 “Final Subdivision Plat Application” and 16.28 “Property Line Adjustment Provisions”, to improve the subdivision process and applicable code sections within said Title. (ACTION ITEM)
An ordinance amending Pocatello Municipal Code Title 17 “Zoning Regulations”, specifically by amending Chapters 17.01 “General Provisions”, 17.02 “Land Use Decisions”, 17.04 “Overland Areas”, 17.05 “Development Standards” and 17.06 Special Use Standards and by repealing and replacing Chapter 17.03 “Zoning Districts” to improve the function and administration of this Title. (ACTION ITEM)
An ordinance amending Pocatello Municipal Code 15.02.010 (A) “National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition, Appendix H and IDAPA Standards 07.01.06” to bring the City into conformity with the National Electrical Code and in-line with other jurisdictions. (ACTION ITEM)