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(A) When any motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Presiding Officer or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Clerk-Treasurer and read aloud before debate, and shall then be entered on the journal with the name of the member making it, unless it is withdrawn at the same meeting.
(B) Every motion shall be reduced to writing, except the motions to adjourn; to adjourn to a day certain; to lay on the table; to postpone to a day certain; to postpone indefinitely; to commit; to amend; to suspend the rules; or concur. Every other motion not so reduced to writing shall, on the objection of any member, be considered out of order.
(C) A motion to lay on the table or a motion for the previous question shall not be in order if prefaced by any speech or remarks.
(D) Any motion or resolution which in effect contemplates a violation of law, or is in conflict with any ordinance, will be ruled out of order.
(E) A motion to adjourn cannot be repeated unless other business has intervened between the motions. A motion to adjourn cannot be reconsidered.
(F) Any matter laid on the table may be taken up by a vote of the Council at any time; however, a motion to reconsider, once laid on the table, cannot be again taken up.
(G) A motion to reconsider that the Council adjourn and that it adjourn to meet on a certain day are privileged questions that are not debatable.
(H) A business which, by law or necessity, must or should be transacted within or by a certain time will be considered a question of privilege.
(I) A motion to suspend the rules is a privileged question, not debatable and cannot be amended, except by acceptance of the mover.
(Prior Code, § 30.16) (Ord. 5-1957, passed - -1957; Ord. 1-1958, passed 5-7-1958)