Chapter 2.04
PORT TOWNSEND CITY COUNCIL RULES

Sections:

2.04.010    Business meetings – Schedule.

2.04.020    Rules of procedure – Adopted by resolution.

2.04.030    Repealed.

2.04.040    Repealed.

2.04.045    Repealed.

2.04.050    Repealed.

2.04.060    Repealed.

2.04.070    Repealed.

2.04.080    Repealed.

2.04.090    Repealed.

2.04.010 Business meetings – Schedule.

A. Regular city council business meetings are held twice monthly and are scheduled on the first and third Mondays of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, or at such temporary location as designated by resolution adopted by the city council. When council meeting dates fall on a legal holiday, the meeting shall be held on the next day that is not a legal holiday, at 6:30 p.m.

B. Council study sessions and workshops may be held in accordance with the council’s rules of procedure, adopted by resolution of the city council. Council may take action at study sessions and workshops as follows. Scheduling at:

1. Regular and special meetings;

2. Public meetings and hearings;

3. Items for future regular or special meeting agendas; and

4. Direction to the manager for action on matters, like review of matters, preparation of reports, preparation of ordinances, but not to take final action on matters.

C. Special city council meetings may be called to conduct city business as needed in accordance with proper notification requirements of state law. (Ord. 2798 § 1, 2002; Ord. 2695A § 1, 1999; Ord. 2629 § 1, 1998; Ord. 2600 § 1, 1997; Ord. 2529 § 1, 1996; Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).

2.04.020 Rules of procedure – Adopted by resolution.

In accordance with Chapters 35A.11 and 35A.13 RCW, the Port Townsend city council shall, by resolution, adopt such rules of procedure as the city council deems appropriate. Rules of procedure shall be adopted and amended at regular city council business meetings. (Ord. 2695A § 1, 1999; Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).

2.04.030 Council committees.

Repealed by Ord. 2695A. (Ord. 2629 § 2, 1998; Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).

2.04.040 Assignment to council committees.

Repealed by Ord. 2695A. (Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).

2.04.045 Council president and mayor pro tem.

Repealed by 2691. (Ord. 2610 § 1, 1997).

2.04.050 Outside committees.

Repealed by Ord. 2695A. (Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).

2.04.060 Council retreats and priority setting.

Repealed by Ord. 2695A. (Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).

2.04.070 Council use of resources.

Repealed by Ord. 2695A. (Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).

2.04.080 Council relationship to consultants and staff.

Repealed by Ord. 2695A. (Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).

2.04.090 Council expenditures.

Repealed by Ord. 2695A. (Ord. 2472 § 2, 1995).