City of Lake City - Proposed Ordinance 633
CITY OF LAKE CITY
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY CHARTER
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Lake City, Minnesota will conduct a public hearing on November 13, 2023, at 6:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter, in the Council Chambers at 205 West Center Street, Lake City, Minnesota 55041 to consider oral and written testimony concerning a proposed amendment to the Lake City Charter.
The Charter Commission recommends that the amendment be adopted by ordinance of the City Council in the manner prescribed by Minnesota Statutes Section 410.12, subdivision 7. Under that procedure, after the public hearing and the Council conducting the first and second readings of the ordinance, the ordinance is enacted if it receives an affirmative vote of all members of the City Council and published as in the case of other ordinances. The ordinance is effective 90 days after its passage and publication. If within 60 days thereof, a petition requesting a referendum signed by registered voters equal in number to five percent of the registered voters in the City, or 2,000, whichever is less, is filed with the City Clerk, the ordinance is not effective until approved by the voters in a general or special election or the Council may reconsider its action in adopting the ordinance.
The text of the proposed ordinance is as follows:
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE LAKE CITY CHARTER
THE CITY OF LAKE CITY ORDAINS:
Section 1. The City Council of the City of Lake City, pursuant to the recommendation of the City of Lake City Charter Commission, has hereby determined that the following section of the City Charter be amended as follows:
Section 2. Section 2.02 of the Lake City Charter is hereby amended by deleting the stricken material and adding the double-underlined material as follows:
Section 2.02. Charter Commission. The Charter Commission authorized by Minnesota Statutes Chapter 410 shall be composed of 11 seven qualified voters of the City of Lake City, except that no member of the City Council or its Mayor can serve on the Charter Commission. No member of the Charter Commission shall serve on any other board or commission of the City.
Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect 90 days after the date of its publication.
Published in the Lake City Graphic on November 2, 2023