Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 7: Meetings, 运动, Resolutions and Ordinances

Handbook Chapter

Published: October 1, 2020

Meetings 运动 Resolutions and Ordinances
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Review requirements city councils must follow when conducting meetings and public hearings such as the open meeting law and its exceptions, making sure there is a quorum, taking and publishing minutes, recording meetings, meeting by telephone, and rules of procedure (also called parliamentary procedure such as Robert’s Rules). Learn when to use a motion, resolution or ordinance to do city business and the procedures required for each.

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