Chart Of Required Votes  


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  • CHART OF REQUIRED VOTES

    TYPE OF VOTE
    VOTES REQUIRED
    CITATION
    Acceptance of Gifts to
    Municipalities/Grants
    2/3 vote of all members (9) Minn. Stat. 465.03
    Adopt resolution annexing territory to City Majority (7) Minn. Stat. 414.041
    Amend City Charter Unanimous vote (13) MCC, Chapter 4 § 7
    Amend City Council Rules 2/3 vote of all members (9) Council Rule I. Section 3
    Amend Zoning ordinance which changes property classification from residential to either commercial or industrial and which are enacted following a 40-acre survey and finding that compliance with the consent requirement is impractical. (If the 2/3 written consent requirement is met for the amendment of the zoning classification, only a majority vote is required.) 2/3 vote of all members (9) Minn. Stat. 462.357, subd. 2 & 5
    Appoint City officers Majority (7) MCC, Chapter 2 § 2
    Change grade of street 2/3 vote of all members (9) MCC, Chapter 8 § 2
    Designate improvements under Elwell Law (Paving), by resolution Majority (7) Minn. Stat. 430.01
    Discharge a committee without previous notice 2/3 vote of members present Council Rule VI. Section 6
    Grant leave to speak more than twice on same day to same subject 2/3 vote of members present Council Rule IX. Section 2A
    Make appropriations (roll call vote required) Majority (7) MCC, Chapter 4 § 11
    Make improvement for which special assessment will be required, except sidewalks 2/3 vote of all members (9) MCC, Chapter 10 § 19
    Order sidewalks Majority (7) MCC, Chapter 10 § 19
    Override veto of Mayor 2/3 vote of all members (9) MCC, Chapter 3 § 1
    Pass ordinance at same meeting or session at which presented, also amendments Unanimous consent of all members present MCC, Chapter 4 § 9
    Council Rule X. Section 3
    Pass ordinances and resolutions Majority (7) MCC, Chapter 4 § 9
    Request Board of Estimate and Taxation to sell bonds 2/3 vote of all members (9) MCC, Chapter 15 § 9
    Rescind prior action without notice 2/3 vote of all members (9) Council Rule IX. Section 6
    Sell real estate of City 2/3 vote of all members (9) MCC, Chapter 4 § 14
    Suspend rules of Council 2/3 vote of all members (9) Council Rule I. Section 2
    Vacate a public street or alley 2/3 vote of all members (9) MCC, Chapter 8 § 3

     

(Res. No. 2013R-381, 8-30-2013)