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(A) An ordinance may only be passed on the same day it is introduced by a two-thirds vote of all the elected members and only after the unanimous consent of all members present to consider the ordinance.
(1) This division (A) does not apply to a zoning ordinance or to an amendment to a zoning ordinance adopted under I.C. 36-7.
(2) This division (A) does not apply to resolutions.
(B) All ordinances and resolutions shall be regularly filed with the Clerk-Treasurer’s office at least one week prior to the meeting at which the ordinance shall first be considered.
(C) An ordinance or resolution not filed with the Clerk-Treasurer’s office at least one week prior to the meeting at which the ordinance or resolution shall first be considered may only be considered by the Common Council in case of emergency or other extenuating circumstances and only if a majority of the members present at the meeting agree that it should be considered.
(D) Any resolution, ordinance, motion or order adopted by the Common Council since 1982 that was not passed in conformity with the procedures prescribed by this section is hereby ratified, affirmed and approved, notwithstanding the failure to follow the procedures set forth in this section.
(1989 Code, § 30.36) (Ord. 6-1982, passed 11-8-1982; Ord. 2003-0601, passed 7-14-2003; Ord. 2003-0602, passed 7-14-2003)