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.
An ordinance ready for reading.
13. An ordinance approving the Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriation Ordinance. (The whole ordinance needs to be published.) (ACTION ITEM)