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Ordinances of a general or permanent nature shall be read by title on three different days unless three-fourths of the governing body vote to suspend this requirement, except that such requirement shall not be suspended for any ordinance for the annexation of territory. In case such requirement is suspended, the ordinance shall be read by title and then moved for final passage. Three-fourths of the governing body may require a reading of any ordinance in full before enactment under either procedure set out in this section. All ordinances and resolutions or orders for the appropriation or payment of money shall require for their passage or adoption the concurrence of a majority of all members elected to the governing body. On the passage or adoption of every bylaw or ordinance, and every resolution or order to enter into a contract by the governing body, the yeas and nays shall be called and recorded. To pass or adopt any bylaw, ordinance, or any such resolution or order, a concurrence of a majority of the whole number of members elected to the governing body shall be required. All appointments of the officers by the governing body shall be made viva voce; and the concurrence of a like majority shall be required, and the names of those, and for whom they voted, on the vote resulting in an appointment, shall be recorded. The requirements of a roll call or viva voce vote shall be satisfied by a municipality which utilizes an electronic voting device which allows the yeas and nays of each member of the governing body to be readily seen by the public.
(Prior Code, § 1-706) (Ord. 599, passed 3-20-1995; Ord. 628, passed 9-15-1997)
Related provisions, see Neb. RS 17-614, 17-616