(a)   Unless otherwise provided in the Codified Ordinances, all meetings of Council, the Board of Building Standards and Building Appeals, the Board of Zoning Appeals, the Board of Control, Civil Service Commission, the Planning Commission, the Citizens Advisory Committee and other similar public bodies of the City or other citizens’ committees as may be appointed from time to time, shall be open to the public, unless an executive session is expressly authorized under the applicable provisions of State law.
   (b)   Nothing herein contained shall mandate that any public body permit public participation in such meetings unless specifically required by the provisions of the Charter or the Codified Ordinances.
(Ord. 39-17.  Passed 6-18-2018.)