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ORDINANCE NO. 01 -13 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE <br />CITY OF DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR <br />CHARTER REVISIONS BY AMENDING SECTION 3.12, <br />"PROCEDURE"; TO, PROVIDE THAT THE <br />REQUIREMENT FOR A ROLL CALL VOTE BE REMOVED <br />FROM THE CHARTER AND THAT THE VOTING <br />PROCEDURE SHALL BE SET FORTH IN THE RULES OF <br />THE COMMISSION AND THAT THE VOTES NEED NOT <br />BE IN THE AFFIRMATIVE BUT THERE STILL MUST BE <br />THREE CONCURRING VOTES ON AN ITEM; <br />PROVIDING FOR A REFERENDUM ON MARCH 12, 2013, <br />PROVIDING A GENERAL REPEALER CLAUSE; <br />PROVIDING A SAVING CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN <br />EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />WHEREAS., the governing body of a municipality may by ordinance submit a <br />proposed amendment to the Charter to the electors of the municipality; and <br />WHEREAS, currently the Charter requires that all votes be by roll call and upon the <br />affirmative vote of three Commissioners. <br />WHEREAS, the City Commission deems it advisable to amend the Charter to allow <br />the Rules of Procedure as adopted by the Commission to set forth the voting procedure for the City <br />Commission and to provide that the votes are not required to be made in the affirmative but there <br />still must be three concurring votes. <br />NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF <br />THE CITY OF DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA AS FOLLOWS: <br />Section 1. That Section 3.12, "Procedure ", of the Charter of the City of Delray Beach <br />shall be amended to read as. follows: <br />Section 3.12. PROCEDURE. <br />(A) Meetings. The Commission shall meet regularly at least twice a month at times and <br />places that the Commission prescribes by rule or otherwise. Special meetings may be <br />held on the call of the Mayor or of a majority of the Cormmission. Whenever <br />ptacticable, there shall beat least twelve (12) hours notice of a special meeting to <br />individual members of the Commission and to the public. <br />ORD. NO. 01 -13 <br />