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0203 City Council Meetings 1979ORDINANCE NO. 203 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, ESTABLISHING THE TIME AND PLACE OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS; AUTHORIZING SPECIAL MEETINGS; REQUIRING PREPARATION OF MEETING AGENDA; DESCRIBING DUTIES OF THE PRESIDING OFFICERS; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: SECTION 1: Regular Meetings. The Chubbuck City Council shall hold regular meetings on every second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 8 o'clock p.m. The City Council may, by unanimous vote at the first meeting of the month, dispense with the second meeting of that month if it appears to be unnecessary. If a day fixed for any regular meeting falls upon a day designated by law as a legal or national holiday, the meeting scheduled for such day shall be held on a date to be specified by unani- mous vote of the City Council in the next preceding regular meeting. SECTION 2: Special Meetings. Upon call by the mayor or 0ne-hail (%) plus one (1) of the members of the City Council, the City Clerk shall give written notice to the Mayor and full Council of a special meeting, specifying the date, time, place and object thereof. Members of the City Council may waive prior written notice of a special meeting in writing, and a member's partici- pation in such meeting shall constitute a waiver of prior notice. SECTION 3: Adjournment. At any time during a meeting, the City Council may vote tO adjourn. The motion for adjournment may specify a date, time and place to re-convene the meeting. If the motion does not so specify, the meeting shall be deemed adjourned until the date, time and place of the next regular meeting of the City Council as provided herein. If a meeting is adjourned to a date, time and place other than those of the next regular meeting, the agenda upon re-convening shall be the same as that of the original meeting, and new items may not be considered except upon call for a special meeting as provided herein. SECTION 4: Agenda. The City Clerk shall prepare an agenda for each regular or special meeting of the Council. The agenda shall always include a call of the roll, review of minutes of the Council's previous meeting, unfinished business, new business, and adjournment. The agenda shall be distributed to all City Council members, municipal staff attending the Council meeting, and to the general public. Items listed on the agenda may be taken up during the meeting in whatever order the Council deems expedient. SECTION 5: Presiding Officer. The presiding officer during council meetings shall be the Mayor. If the Mayor is for any reason unavailable, the presiding officer shall be the President of the council; and, if he is for any reason unavailable, the presiding officer shall be a council member elected by all members in attendance. The presiding officer shall maintain order and decorum during council meetings. He shall state every question coming before the council, for votes of coun- · M recogn~z motions by council members, call cil members and announce decisions of the council. When the presiding officer is a council member, he shall vote on all questions placed before the council. When the presiding officer is the Mayor, he shall not vote on matters before the council; but he may veto any ordinance passed by the council, subject to the power of one half (~) plus one (1) members of the full council to override the veto as provided by law. SECTION 6: Effective Date. The rule requiring ordinances to be read on three (3) separate occasions is hereby dispensed with and this ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho this 12 thday of June, 1979. ATTEST: City Clerk -2-