7.01.080: SUSPENSION AND WAIVER OF CERTAIN CITY SERVICES, ORDINANCES, AND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES:
During a Public Health Emergency and upon issuance of a Public Health Emergency Order, the Mayor may suspend certain non-critical City government services and functions as deemed necessary and advisable given the specific public health emergency and in consideration of the health of employees and the general public. During such time, the Mayor may also suspend the regular meetings of City boards and commissions, including but not limited to Planning and Zoning and the Parks and Recreation Commission.  In order to facilitate such suspension of meetings, the ordinances providing for the regular meetings of these commissions will be temporarily suspended. Those ordinances providing the timeline for processing applications will also be suspended. The Mayor is also authorized to waive such internal rules, regulations, and procedures as deemed necessary to protect the health and welfare of City employees.  The Mayor may authorize the City Administrator to act on his/her behalf and exercise the authority granted to the Mayor under this section.  (Ord. 3649 §1, 2020)