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File #: O-026-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 1/14/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/18/2022 Final action: 1/18/2022
Title: Amending the Rules of Council by repealing and enacting Rule I.A. regarding President Pro Tem and repealing and enacting Rule V.B. standing committees; and declaring an emergency.
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Council President Cherry

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Amending the Rules of Council by repealing and enacting Rule I.A. regarding President Pro Tem and repealing and enacting Rule V.B. standing committees; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
City Council desires to change the Rules of Council as revised to April 2, 2019, by changing the President Pro Tem from a rotating basis to an appointment by the President of Council, subject to Council confirmation, and by changing the standing committees.

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NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That Rule I.A. of the Rules of Council that reads:

At the first meeting in January following a regular municipal election, the Council shall elect one of its members President who shall serve as President at the pleasure of Council. The President of Council shall preside at meetings of the Council and perform such duties as presiding officer as may be imposed by the Council. In the absence of the President of Council, the President Pro Tem shall serve as President. The President Pro Tem shall be rotated each calendar month in alphabetical order as the Councilmember presenting the Council Agenda and shall be first on first call.

Is hereby amended to read as follows:

At the first meeting in January following a regular municipal election, the Council shall elect one of its members President who shall serve as President at the pleasure of Council. The President of Council shall preside at meetings of the Council and perform such duties as presiding officer as may be imposed by the Council. The President of Council shall, subject to Council confirmation, appoint a President Pro Tem. In the absence of the President of Council, the President Pro Tem shall serve as President. The Councilmember presenting the Council Agenda shall be rotated each calendar month in alphabetical order and shall be first on first call.

SECTION 2. That Rule V.B. of the Rules of Council that...

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