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(A) The Mayor shall decide all questions of order subject to an appeal to the Council by any member whose motion to appeal shall be seconded.
(B) When any member is about to speak or deliver any matter to Council he shall call for recognition and upon being recognized shall confine himself to the question and avoid personalities.
(C) No member shall impeach the motive of any other member's vote or argument.
(D) If any member shall in anyway transgress the rules of Council, the Mayor shall and any member or Council may, call him to order unless permitted to explain, which permission shall only be granted upon motion, duly seconded of another member. If the question of order be decided against him he shall be liable to the censure of the Council, if the case requires it, but if the decision be in his favor he shall be at liberty to proceed.
(E) Expulsion of a member shall require a 2/3 vote of the members elect.
(F) No member shall speak more than twice on the same subject, except by the unanimous consent of the Council, nor more than once in any event until every other member shall have spoken, except the mover who shall be entitled to close the debate.
(G) When any motion is made and seconded it shall be stated by the City Clerk-Treasurer before any debate shall be had thereon.
(H) The vote on ordinances and resolutions must be decided by the ayes and nays recorded in the minutes.
(I) A motion to amend an amendment shall always be in order.
(J) If any question contains more than one proposition, it shall be divided on the demand of any member.
(K) When a resolution is offered or a report or other matter presented, the chair may take the reception thereof for granted, unless objection is made, in which event a formal motion shall be required.
(L) Robert's Rules of Order shall govern the council in all cases to which they are applicable and not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the Council.
('74 Code, § 2-11)