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File #: 34454    Version: 1 Name: Establishing rules and procedures for Common Council deliberations on the City of Madison's 2015 Capital and Operating Budgets.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/10/2014 In control: COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 7/1/2014 Final action: 7/1/2014
Enactment date: 7/2/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00527
Title: Establishing rules and procedures for Common Council deliberations on the City of Madison's 2015 Capital and Operating Budgets.
Sponsors: Chris Schmidt
Attachments: 1. Cal-15-RES.pdf
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Establishing rules and procedures for Common Council deliberations on the City of Madison's 2015 Capital and Operating Budgets.
Body
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council hereby establishes the following rules and procedures for the deliberation of the 2015 Executive Operating and Capital Budgets as amended by the Board of Estimates:
 
1)  All proposed amendments to be reviewed and distributed in advance of the Common Council meeting must be submitted to the Finance Department (Room 406 City-County Building) no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  The Finance Department staff will prepare fiscal notes and distribute a list of the proposed amendments by Friday, November 7, 2014, at 12:00 noon.
 
2)  In the case of amendments from the floor of the Council, members may consider an amendment to a proposed amendment as well as other amendments that are written and distributed to Council members.
 
3)  Proposed amendments must have two sponsors to be considered by the Council.
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the above rules shall be in effect for the deliberation of the 2015 Capital and Operating Budgets on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, and on November 12, and 13, if meetings are held.
 
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that any rules or procedures that are inconsistent with the above rules are suspended for these meetings pursuant to the provisions of Section 2.34 of the Madison General Ordinances.
 
 
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EDITOR'S NOTE: The attached 2015 Budget Calendar identifies the proposed schedule for consideration of the 2015 Budget, including dates for Public Hearings before the Common Council.