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File #: 2021-2167    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/5/2021 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 11/8/2021 Final action: 11/30/2021
Enactment date: 11/30/2021 Enactment #: 827
Effective date: 12/6/2021    
Title: Resolution amending the Rules of Council, Rule IV Standing Committees, Section 2 and Rule V Regular Meetings, Section 1; to provide for certain changes to the order of business in accordance with applicable law. (Executive Session held 11-22-21)
Sponsors: Theresa Kail-Smith
Indexes: RULES OF COUNCIL
Title
Resolution amending the Rules of Council, Rule IV Standing Committees, Section 2 and Rule V Regular Meetings, Section 1; to provide for certain changes to the order of business in accordance with applicable law.
(Executive Session held 11-22-21)

Body
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Rules of Council are hereby amended at Article IV Standing Committees,
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a. The order of business at all standing meetings of Council shall be as follows:
1. Roll Call [Comments from residents or taxpayers in accordance with Rule VI (c).]
2. Council shall by majority vote move to adopt the agenda posted twenty-four hours in advance of the meeting. Council may be majority vote move to amend the agenda as needed before adoption. Council shall announce the purpose for amendment of the agenda prior to the vote to amend. [Roll call.]
3. Comments from residents or taxpayers in accordance with Rule VI (c).
4[3]. Standing committees in the order in which they are listed above.
5[4]. Announcements.

Section 2. Order of Business, as follows:

Section 2. The Rules of Council are hereby amended at Rule V Regular Meetings, Section 1. Order of Business as follows:
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1. Council shall by majority vote move to adopt the agenda posted twenty-four hours in advance of the meeting. Council may be majority vote move to amend the agenda as needed before adoption. Council shall announce the purpose for amendment of the agenda prior to the vote to amend. [Presentation of petitions, letters, memorials, remonstrances, proclamations, and ordinances, which may be referred to the appropriate committees, or otherwise disposed of, without debate. a. Members shall have the right to confer proclamations upon any person or organization, recognizing them for an outstanding skill, service, or accomplishment, with the approval of the majority of City Council. Members shall also have the right to present proclamations dire...

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