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Special and emergency meetings shall be held when called by the Mayor, or by any two members of the Town Council. All meetings of the Council shall be open to the public, and the rules of the Council shall provide that the citizens of the town shall have a reasonable opportunity to be heard at the meetings in regard to any matter pertaining to the town. The Mayor, or in his or her absence, the Vice-Mayor, shall preside at all meetings of the Council; and the Town Clerk shall be present at all meetings of the Council. Notice of special and emergency meetings of the Council shall be given personally by the Town Clerk to each member by telephone and, if available, by e-mail. In the event that notice by telephone or e-mail cannot be made or affected, the Clerk shall cause the notice to be delivered to each such member’s place of residence. Public notice of such meetings shall be at least posted at City Hall and posted on the city’s web site. In the case of a special meeting, public notice of the meeting shall be posted at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. Public notice of an emergency meeting shall be made as soon as possible before the meeting.
(Laws of Fla., Ch. 59-1708, Art. III, § 16) (2000 Code, § 2-33) (Ord. 2013-07, passed 9-24-2013)
Open Meetings Act, see F.S. § 286.011