Sec. 2-2-100.   Order of business.
   (a)   Call to order. The Mayor shall take the chair precisely at the hour appointed for the meeting, and shall immediately call the Board of Trustees to order. The Mayor or temporary chairperson shall preserve the order and decorum, decide all questions of order and conduct the proceedings of the meeting in accordance with Subsection 2-2-90(a) above.
   (b)   Roll call. Before proceeding with the business of the Board of Trustees, the City Clerk shall call the roll of the members, and the names of those present shall be entered in the minutes.
   (c)   Reading of minutes. Unless a reading of the minutes of a Board of Trustees meeting is requested by a Trustee, the minutes of the preceding meeting, which have been furnished by the City Clerk to each Trustee, shall be considered approved if correct, and errors rectified if any exist.
   (d)   Reports by officers. City officials and/or committees shall present such reports as may be required by the Board of Trustees.
   (e)   Old business. The Board of Trustees shall consider any business that has been previously considered and is still unfinished.
   (f)   New business. The Board of Trustees shall consider any business not previously considered, including the introduction or reading of ordinances and resolutions.
   (g)   Petitions. The Board of Trustees shall hear petitions, remonstrances, communications and comments or suggestions from citizens present. All such remarks shall be addressed to the Board of Trustees as a whole and not to any member thereof. Such remarks shall be limited to a reasonable time, and such determination will be in the discretion of the presiding officer. No person other than the individual speaking shall enter into the discussion without the permission of the presiding officer.
   (h)   Other business. Prior to adjournment, the Board of Trustees shall, as it deems necessary, consider such business as is not specifically provided for herein.
   (i)   Adjournment. The Board of Trustees may, by a majority vote of those present, adjourn from time to time to a specific date and hour. A motion to adjourn shall always be in order and decided without debate.
   (j)   Committees. Any question pending before the Board of Trustees may be referred to the appropriate committee or to a special committee for its consideration and report. When a question has been referred to a committee, such committee shall report thereon with its recommendation at the next meeting.
   (k)   Suspension of rules. Any of the provisions of this Section may be temporarily suspended in connection with any matter under consideration by a recorded vote of three-fourths (¾) of the members present, except that this shall not be construed to permit any action that is contrary to state statute.
(Prior code 2-2-2; Ord. 347 §1, 2008)