May 11 Council Meeting

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May 11 Council Meeting

Postby Steve Adler » Wed May 03, 2017 3:04 pm

Colleagues:

Yesterday in work session, we discussed whether or not to cancel next week's City Council meeting. I would like to get a sense from you all on whether there are pressing or time sensitive items we need to vote on next week.

We would continue with Tuesday's work session either way, since there are scheduled briefings and discussions we need to have. I also know there is a luncheon several of us are scheduled to attend, so we'll plan to break at 11:45 on Tuesday.

Please share any feedback you might have.

Thank you...
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Re: May 11 Council Meeting

Postby Greg Casar » Wed May 03, 2017 4:29 pm

Mayor and colleagues:

I have no time sensitive items, and if it is possible, I would prefer that we cancel the Thursday Council meeting, given how few items are on the agenda.

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Re: May 11 Council Meeting

Postby Ellen Troxclair » Wed May 03, 2017 6:28 pm

Colleagues,

I would also support cancelling the meeting. I have no time sensitive issues.

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Re: May 11 Council Meeting

Postby Ann Kitchen » Thu May 04, 2017 2:27 pm

I would prefer to keep the May 11th meeting, because I generally prefer shorter meetings rather than adding these items to another meeting.

With that said, I do not have any time sensitive items for May 11th

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Re: May 11 Council Meeting

Postby Steve Adler » Thu May 04, 2017 7:23 pm

As we discussed on the dais, we do have some work to do at the May 11 Council meeting because of the way some of the items on our agenda were noticed to the public, but it's probably not a full day's work. So the way I see it, we have two choices:

1. Start the meeting sometime in the afternoon (2 or 3:00pm) in order to accommodate the public hearings.
2. Have just a quorum of Council present in order to officially postpone the items.

Please weigh in with your preference so we can make a decision by tomorrow at noon.

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Re: May 11 Council Meeting

Postby Jimmy Flannigan » Fri May 05, 2017 9:40 am

I'm in favor of having just a quorum to postpone the necessary items. If we do any more than that, I think we should just have the full meeting. I'm happy to be here as part of the quorum.
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Re: May 11 Council Meeting

Postby Steve Adler » Fri May 05, 2017 1:14 pm

Ok everyone, thanks for your patience.

After talking the the City Manager's office and the agenda office, let's proceed with an abbreviated Council meeting next week on Thursday starting at 2:00. Because there are a few items that have been noticed to the public and posted for 2:00, we can keep that continuity. The clerk is working to reschedule the ceremonial functions for future meetings.

We will have our regular work session on Tuesday, with the aforementioned lunch break starting at 11:45. And then Thursday's Council meeting will run from 2:00 pm to approximately 5:00 pm depending on what we are able to work through.

Thank you and have a great weekend.
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