§ 11. Attendance upon the dais.  

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  • While the City Council is in session, only the following persons shall be admitted within the bar and upon the dais:

    The Council President and Members of the City Council;

    The Mayor, whenever the Mayor is in attendance for a meeting or portion of a meeting;

    The City Clerk and staff from the Clerk's Office; and

    The City Attorney and staff from the City Attorney's Office.

    Aides, assistants, and other staff of individual Council Members and of the Mayor are granted access to the dais to provide assistance, relay messages, deliver papers or messages, and similar purposes. The Council President, on behalf of the City Council, and without objection from any Member, may invite other persons within the bar and upon the dais for specific, limited purposes, such as the presentation of special honors or recognitions.

(Res. No. 2013R-381, 8-30-2013; Res. No. 2014R-009, 1-23-2014; Res. No. 2014R-499, 12-5-2014; Res. No. 2016R-534 , 12-9-2016; Res. No. 2018R-018 , 2-17-2018)