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File #: 48807    Version: 1 Name: 2017 City Attorney Revisor Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/12/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 10/17/2017 Final action: 10/17/2017
Enactment date: 10/26/2017 Enactment #: ORD-17-00109
Title: Amending various sections of the Madison General Ordinances to correct inconsistencies and improper references in the Madison General Ordinances, constituting the 2017 City Attorney Revisor’s Ordinance.
Sponsors: CITY ATTORNEY
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
Amending various sections of the Madison General Ordinances to correct inconsistencies and improper references in the Madison General Ordinances, constituting the 2017 City Attorney Revisor’s Ordinance.
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DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This is the annual City Attorney's Reviser's ordinance, correcting certain parts of the Madison General Ordinances (MGO), the City's code of ordinances.
The proposed changes in this ordinance are as follows:

1. Sec. 2.29(4), MGO, is amended to conform to practice that persons cannot speak regarding any matter when it is introduced for referral to the Common Council.
2. Sec. 4.07, MGO, is repealed to eliminate obsolete text.
3. Sec. 4.25(9)(b) & (e), MGO, are amended to correctly refer to the Committee on Sweatfree Purchases rather than a Task Force.
4. Sec. 8.11(5)(a), MGO, to correct the verb tense.
5. Sec. 8.14(4), MGO, is amended to correct incorrect terms relating to the Board of Parks Commissioners.
6. In accord to change 5, this directive provides the City Attorney authority to make corresponding changes related to the Board of Park Commissioners.
7. Sec. 9.05(1), MGO, to provide a more complete definition of Adult Book or Video Store.
8. Sec. 28.147(2), MGO, to correct obsolete cross-references.
9. Sec. 31.043, MGO, the introductory paragraph is amended to correct an erroneous reference.
10. Sec. 31.045(3)(c), MGO, to revise references to subsection to subdivision.
11. Sec. 39.03(8)(n), MGO, to clarify that the nature of the EOC Employment Subcommittee and that its quorum will be based on the actual voting membership at any given time.

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

1. Subsection (4) of Section 2.29 entitled “Persons’ Right to Address Common Council” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:

“(4) No person shall be permitted to speak on peti...

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