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File #: 78978    Version: 1 Name: Adjournment Time Requirement
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
File created: 7/19/2023 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 7/25/2023 Final action: 9/19/2023
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Creating Section Subsection (9) of Section 2.01 of the Madison General Ordinances to Require Adjournment of Common Council Meetings at 12:00 a.m.
Sponsors: Nasra Wehelie
Attachments: 1. 78978 Govindarajan amendment.pdf

Fiscal Note

No fiscal impact.

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Creating Section Subsection (9) of Section 2.01 of the Madison General Ordinances to Require Adjournment of Common Council Meetings at 12:00 a.m.

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DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS:    This ordinance requires that Common Council meetings adjourn at 12:00 a.m. unless the Council votes to continue the meeting by a vote of two-thirds of its members.

 

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

 

                     1.                     Subsection (9) of Section 2.01 entitled “Meetings” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended as follows:

 

“(9)                     Meetings of the Common Council shall adjourn no later than 12:00 a.m. except upon an affirmative vote of two-thirds of Council members.”