City Council Meeting Recap 1.8.19

Item 7

  • Shortening the terms of the Council President and Pro Tem from 4 years to 2.
  • Prohibiting Councilors from serving on City boards or commissions during their tenure in office
  • Requiring the Mayor’s approval to pass legislation creating, cutting or changing the responsibilities of any city department.
  • Splitting appointing power with the Mayor to various City boards and agencies like the BJCTA and Park and Recreation Board for which the Council previously had exclusive appointing power.
  • Requiring the Mayor’s written approval to amend the City’s general fund budget.
  • Allowing the Mayor to “retain the services of outside counsel and other professional services” without the approval of the council.

Item 8

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