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File #: 2020-794    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/12/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action:
Title: FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE 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
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Discussion


SUBJECT:
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FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE 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 at the request of Mayor Albert Robles. He indicated that Mayor-elect Lula Davis-Holmes first requested that the attached proposed ordinance be placed on the agenda for introduction and first reading at the February 5, 2019 City Council meeting. The attached proposed ordinance is substantively the same as what was originally considered at the February 5, 2019, regular City Council meeting.
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
Recommendation

Discuss and then consider for INTRODUCTION for first reading by title only and with further reading waived, 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 another action the City Council deems appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

This item is back on the agenda at the request of Mayor Albert Robles. He indicated that Mayor-elect Lula Davis-Holmes first requested that the attached proposed ordinance be placed on the February 5, 2019, agenda for introduction and first ...

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