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File #: 2019-052    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action:
Title: INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 19-1903 AMENDING SECTION 2404 (PRESENTING MATTERS TO COUNCIL - AGENDAS) OF CHAPTER 4 (CITY OFFICERS - COUNCIL CHAMBERS - MEETINGS) OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE MANNER OF PREPARING AGENDAS AND PRESENTING MATTERS TO COUNCIL (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 19-1903 Amending Section 2404 re Presenting Matters to ..pdf
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
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SUBJECT:
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INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 19-1903 AMENDING SECTION 2404 (PRESENTING MATTERS TO COUNCIL - AGENDAS) OF CHAPTER 4 (CITY OFFICERS - COUNCIL CHAMBERS - MEETINGS) OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE MANNER OF PREPARING AGENDAS AND PRESENTING MATTERS TO COUNCIL (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

This item is on the agenda pursuant to Councilwoman Lula Davis-Holmes' request. Carson Municipal Code Section 2404 establishes the procedure for presenting matters to the City Council on the Council meeting agenda. The proposed ordinance amends Section 2404 of the Carson Municipal Code to both allow individual Councilmembers to place items on Council agendas, as well as to provide for reasonable deadlines on such requests absent a bona fide emergency.

II. RECOMMENDATION
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Discuss and then consider for INTRODUCTION for first reading by title only and with further reading waived, Ordinance No. 19-1903, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Carson, California, Amending Section 2404 (Presenting Matters to Council - Agendas) of Chapter 4 (City Offices - Council Chambers - Meetings) of Article II (Administration) of the Carson Municipal Code Regarding the Manner of Preparing Agendas and Presenting Matters to Council.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE other action the Council deems appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

Section 2404 of the Carson Municipal Code provides procedures for the placement of agenda items on Council agendas.
On January 8, 2019, the City Council adopted by a second reading Ordinance No. 18-1832 to amend Section 2404 of the Carson Municipal Code. That previous Ordinance No. 18-1832 clarified the procedure for the City Manager's review of agenda items with the Mayor and the deadline for review and finalization of the Council meeting agenda. Furthermore, that prior Ordinance No. 18-1832 clarified that, if the City Manager in consultation with ...

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