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(A) Each policy body shall establish by resolution or motion the time and place for holding regular meetings.
(B) Unless otherwise required by State or federal law or necessary to inspect real property or personal property which cannot be conveniently brought within the territory of the city or to meet with residents residing on property owned by the city, or to meet with residents of another jurisdiction to discuss actions of the policy body that affect those residents, all meetings of its policy bodies shall be held within the city.
(C) If, because of fire, flood, earthquake or other emergency, it would be unsafe to meet at the regular meeting place, meetings may be held for the duration of the emergency at some other place specified by the policy body. The change of meeting site shall be announced, by the most rapid means of communication available at the time, in a notice to the local media who have requested written notice of special meetings pursuant to California Gov’t Code Section 54956. Reasonable attempts shall be made to contact others regarding the change in meeting location.
(D) Special meetings of any policy body may be called at any time by the presiding officer thereof or by a majority of the members thereof, by delivering personally or by electronic mail written notice to each member of such body and the local media who have requested written notice of special meetings in writing. Such notice of a special meeting shall be delivered as described herein at least seven days before the time of such meeting as specified in the notice, with the exception of the items described in section 2-224(A)(1)(a)-(e). Each special meeting shall be held at the regular meeting place of the body except that the body may designate an alternate meeting place provided that such alternate location is specified in the notice of the special meeting.
(E) If a meeting must be canceled, continued or rescheduled for any reason, notice of such change shall be provided to the public as soon as is reasonably possible, including posting of a cancellation notice, and electronically mailed notice if sufficient time permits.
(Ord. No. 2948)