§ 4. Voting.  


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  • A.

    Roll Call. On the final passage of each ordinance and resolution (except honorary resolutions), the appointment of every municipal officer, and on the appropriation of monies (except for the payment of judgments, claims, and amounts fixed by statute), the vote shall be taken by roll call and entered in full upon the journal. At the discretion of the presiding officer, or on request of any Council Member, the vote on any question shall be taken by roll call.

    B.

    Proxy Voting Prohibited. No Council Member shall cast a vote for another Council Member. Council Members must be within the chamber to cast a vote, and no Council Member not within the chamber at the time a vote is conducted shall be recorded as casting a vote on that matter.

    C.

    Change of Vote. A Council Member has the right to change his or her vote until the result of the vote is announced by the presiding officer.

(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)