Chapter 2.04
CITY COUNCIL

Sections:

2.04.010    Meetings—Time.

2.04.020    Meetings—Place.

2.04.030    Expenses—Reimbursement by city—Furnishing information.

2.04.040    Expenses—Advances.

2.04.050    Expenses—City manager may grant exceptions.

2.04.010 Meetings—Time.

The regular meetings of the city council shall be held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the hour of five-thirty p.m. (Ord. 2001-11 § 1, 2001: Ord. 78-12 § 1, 1978: Ord. 75-2 § 1, 1975)

2.04.020 Meetings—Place.

The regular meetings of the city council shall be held at the Marina Community Center, 211 Hillcrest Avenue, Marina, California. (Ord. 75-2 § 2, 1975)

2.04.030 Expenses—Reimbursement by city—Furnishing information.

A city councilman who intends to attend a convention, conference or meeting, or who is required to attend to city business in the discharge of his work, shall file with the city manager, on a form provided by the city, the following information: the date, the place and an itemized estimated expense statement and an estimated statement of any other expenditure believed to be necessary in connection with the business. A councilman may apply for expenses only in connection with the business. A councilman may apply for expenses only in connection with a meeting of expenses authorized in the annual budget. Expenses in connection with a meeting of city business not authorized in the budget may be reimbursed only after approval by the city council. (Ord. 75-9 § 1, 1975)

2.04.040 Expenses—Advances.

A.    A city councilman may apply for and receive an advance of funds against his contemplated expenses upon approval by the city manager. Upon the councilman’s return to the city, he shall give a general itemized statement of expenditures.

B.    The city manager may determine a per diem rate, and if he does so, the per diem rate shall include all expenses except transportation and registration for a convention. If the city manager fixes a per diem rate, a councilman attending upon city business is not entitled to any reimbursement or payment in excess of the per diem rate, except for transportation and registration and a convention and it is not necessary to submit an itemized statement of expenditures.

C.    The city manager is authorized to prepare the forms he considers necessary in order to administer this chapter. (Ord. 75-9 § 2, 1975)

2.04.050 Expenses—City manager may grant exceptions.

The city manager may grant an exception or a variation to the requirements of this chapter when, in his judgment, an exception or variation is necessary, having in mind the economy of the city. The city council shall confirm each exception or variation granted by the city manager. (Ord. 75-9 § 3, 1975)