Every resolution or ordinance, except those of strictly ceremonial nature, emergency ordinances, or those authorizing expenditure or transfer of funds that have been specifically appropriated, shall be fully and distinctly read at three (3) different, regular meetings of Council. Ordinances and resolutions shall be deemed to have been read if a written or printed copy of the ordinance or resolution shall have been furnished to each member of Council prior to its introduction and if the title thereof is fully read, provided that such ordinance or resolution shall be read in full if so directed by motion approved by the affirmative vote of at least a majority of the members of Council.