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:
9(a): An ordinance amending Pocatello Municipal Code Title 8 “Health and Safety”, by amending Chapters 8.14.110 “Penalties” and 8.14.130 “Abatement of Nuisances” for the purpose of streamlining enforcement and establishing a written process for abatement of properties deemed as nuisance. (ACTION ITEM)
9(b): An ordinance vacating the public’s interest in approximately 2,701 square feet of right-of-way associated with Ziebarth Road to the adjacent owner, Jared Clinger. Said vacation was approved by City Council Decision dated August 5, 2021, and all conditions contained therein have been met. (ACTION ITEM)
9(c): An ordinance revising Title 16 “Subdivision Regulations” by amending Chapters 16.20 “Preliminary Subdivision Plat Application” and 16.24 “Final Subdivision Plat Application” to improve the function of the Code and to increase transparency during the review process, while limiting the potential for the delay of subdivision applications. (ACTION ITEM)
9(d): An ordinance revising Title 17 “Zoning Regulations” by amending Chapters 17.01 “General Provisions”; 17.02 “Land Use Decisions”; 17.03 “Zoning Districts”; 17.04 “Overlay Areas”; 17.05 “Development Standards”; and 17.06 “Special Use Standards” to improve the function of this Title. (ACTION ITEM)
9(e): An ordinance approving the Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriation Ordinance. (ACTION ITEM) (The whole ordinance needs to be published.)