§ 1. Committees: Purpose, Appointment & Structure.  


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  • The City Council, in its discretion, may establish, appoint, and determine the duties of such committees as it deems necessary to the effective exercise of its authority. The City Council shall refer matters to its committees for review or investigation, recommendation, action, or all of these. Except as provided within these rules, the term "committee" shall include standing and special committees, subcommittees, workgroups, and other similar bodies subordinate to the City Council. At the start of each elective term, the Council President shall appoint the membership of each committee, including the chair and vice-chair, subject to ratification by formal action of the City Council. In the event of any vacancy, the Council President may make temporary appointments.

(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)