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File #: 220501    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Referred
File created: 6/7/2022 In control: Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/15/2022 Final action:
Title: RESOLUTION - Amending Rule 3.01 of the Standing Rules of the City Council relating to the introduction and preparation of ordinances and resolutions by repealing this rule and enacting in lieu thereof one new Rule of like number and subject.
Sponsors: Quinton Lucas
Attachments: 1. 220501 Fiscal Note v2, 2. 220501com

RESOLUTION NO. 220501

 

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RESOLUTION - Amending Rule 3.01 of the Standing Rules of the City Council relating to the introduction and preparation of ordinances and resolutions by repealing this rule and enacting in lieu thereof one new Rule of like number and subject. 

 

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                     BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

                     Section 1. That Rule 3.01 of the Standing Rules of the City Council is hereby repealed and one new Standing Rule of the City Council is adopted in lieu thereof of like number and subject to read as follows:

 

Rule 3.01                     Introduction and preparation of ordinances and resolutions

 

(a)                     All ordinances and resolutions shall be introduced only in printed or electronic form.

 

(b)                     The Mayor, all Councilmembers, the City Manager and the City

Manager's assistants, all department directors, and others authorized by the Council may introduce legislation before the Council. (City Charter Sec. 501(a))

 

(c)                     The City Attorney shall review and prepare proposed ordinances and resolutions, and shall approve as to form all ordinances.

 

(d)                     Ordinances and resolutions shall include a docket memo. Such documents shall be submitted to the City Clerk.

 

(e)                     The City Clerk shall prepare and electronically distribute copies of all proposed ordinances and resolutions, together with summaries, to all Councilmembers at the meeting at which they are to be introduced. Paper copies will be distributed on request.

 

(f)                     When any version of a proposed ordinance amends, repeals or otherwise changes sections of the Code of Ordinances or City Charter, Council (and the public upon request) shall be provided with a copy identifying the proposed changes. Proposed additions to the code or charter shall be underlined. Proposed deletions to the code or charter shall be shown with a line striking the language to be deleted.

 

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