Section 2.15  COUNCIL - MEETINGS - MINUTES AND NOTICES THEREOF
   a.   An organizational meeting of the Council shall be held at the first meeting of the Council after the November General Election.  The meeting shall be held for the purpose of organization at the usual place for holding meetings of the legislative body of the City, at seven o'clock in the evening (7:00 p.m.), or the first day thereafter that is not a legal holiday, except as provided in Article XIV.  At the organizational meeting, the Council may consider matters in addition to organizational matters.
ANNOTATION: AS AMENDED BY VOTE OF ELECTORS NOVEMBER 7, 2006.
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   b.   The regular meetings of the Council shall be held at least twice each month.  These meetings shall be held at the City Hall unless otherwise provided for by ordinance.
   c.   Special meetings of the Council may be called by the City Clerk upon a request of the Mayor, or Deputy Mayor, or any three (3) Council members.  The City Clerk shall notify all Council members of any special meeting and the business to be transacted at that meeting.  This notice shall be given to all Council members in writing at least twelve (12) hours before the time of the special meeting.  Notice shall be served personally or delivered to the residence of the Council member.  However, any special meeting of the Council at which all members of the Council are present or have, in writing, waived the notice requirement of this sub section and at which a quorum of the Council is present, shall be a legal meeting, so long as the other provisions of this section regarding public notice have been properly completed.
   d.   The City Clerk shall post a notice of the times established for regular scheduled meetings of the Council in a conspicuous public area of the City Hall at such times so as to comply with the laws of the State, and in no event fewer than three (3) days prior to the first (1st) regular scheduled meeting of the Council.  The City Clerk also shall post a notice of all special meetings and their purposes in a conspicuous public area of the City Hall at such times so as to comply with the laws of the State, but in no event fewer than twelve (12) hours prior to the time of the meeting.  No business shall be transacted at a special meeting of the Council except as set forth in the notice of the special meeting.
   e.   Four (4) Council members shall be a quorum for the holding of all meetings of the Council, but, in the absence of a quorum, two (2) Council members may adjourn any regular or special meeting to a later date.  When reconvening an adjourned meeting, notice of the time and place of that meeting shall be given in the manner required of a special meeting, as set out in sub section d, except that in the case of an adjourned regular meeting no statement of the business to be transacted need be included in the notice.
   f.   The Council may adopt rules and by laws for its procedures that are not inconsistent with this Charter or the laws of the State.  The Council shall keep a journal of its proceedings, written in English.   
   g.   The proceedings of the Council shall be published in a local newspaper of general circulation in the city within ten (10) days after each meeting of the Council.  The publication of a synopsis of these proceedings, prepared by the City Clerk, showing the substance of each separate action of the Council, shall constitute compliance with the requirements of this provision.
   h.   All regular and special meetings of the Council and all records of the municipality shall be open to the public.