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File #: 15-233    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Resolutions Status: Passed
File created: 3/20/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/14/2015 Final action: 4/14/2015
Title: INCLUDE THE POSTING OF COLORS AT COUNCIL VOTING MEETINGS Staff Contact: Brent Stoddard, Director, Intergovernmental Programs
Attachments: 1. Resolution 4942, 2. Council Meeting Rules and Procedures - Posting of Colors Amendment
Title
INCLUDE THE POSTING OF COLORS AT COUNCIL VOTING MEETINGS
Staff Contact: Brent Stoddard, Director, Intergovernmental Programs
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Purpose and Recommended Action
Recommendation

This is a request for City Council to waive reading beyond the title and adopt a resolution amending the Council Meeting Rules and Procedures to include the posting of colors at the beginning of regular Council voting meetings.
Background

The City of Glendale is dedicated to maintaining decorum at all meetings to allow the orderly conduct of the meeting and to provide individuals in attendance a fair opportunity to provide input to the Council and City administration. In order to achieve this goal, Council has adopted Council Meeting Rules and Procedures.

Council Meeting Rules and Procedures, Section 3 - Order of Business, provides for the order of business at regular voting meetings of the Council. The current Order of Business is as follows:

* Call to Order - Pledge of Allegiance
* Prayer/Invocation
* Approval of Minutes
* Boards and Commissions
* Proclamations and Awards
* Consent Agenda
* Consent Resolutions
* Public Hearing - Land Development Actions
* Land Development Actions
* Bids and Contracts
* Public Hearing- Ordinances
* Ordinances
* Public Hearing- Resolutions
* Resolutions
* New Business
* Request for Future Workshop and Executive Session
* Citizen Comments
* Council Comments and Suggestions
* Adjournment

Analysis

In order to include the posting of colors in the Order of Business, the Council Meeting Rules and Procedures would need to be modified through the adoption of a resolution at a regular Council voting meeting. The posting of the colors would traditionally occur between the Call to Order and the Pledge of Allegiance.

The proposed amendments to the Council Meeting Rules and Procedures also include the addition of Section 3.15 which establishes basic guidelines whereby interested organizations would sign up to part...

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