SECTION III-8.  MEETINGS.
   (a)   Regular Meetings.  At eight o’clock p.m. local time (8:00 p.m.) on the second day of January following a regular municipal election, or if such day be a Sunday, on the day following, the Council shall convene and organize.  Thereafter, the Council shall meet the first and third Thursdays of each calendar month, at the time as determined by the President of Council, unless the regular meeting shall fall on a legal holiday, then such regular meeting shall be held on the succeeding Tuesday.  Council may recess during the month of July or August subject to call of the Mayor.
(Amended 11-7-72; 11-3-20.)
   (b)   Public Meetings.  All meetings of the Council or of its committees shall be open to the public.  (Amended 11-7-72.)
   (c)   Special Meetings.  Special meetings may be called by the Mayor, President of Council or any three members of Council.  There shall be given at least twenty-four (24) hours’ notice in writing of such special meeting, served personally on each member of Council or at their usual place of residence.  Such notice shall state the subject or subjects to be considered at the meeting and no other subject shall be considered.
(Amended 11-7-72; 11-3-20.)
   (d)   Compel Attendance.  The attendance at any special meeting of the Council shall be considered as a waiver of notice required by the preceding subsection and if all members of Council are present the meeting may proceed as a duly called special meeting.
(Amended 11-7-72.)
   (e)   Emergency Meetings.  Emergency meetings may be called by the Mayor or President of Council by written notice served personally on each member of Council or left at their usual place of residence at any time up to the time of the meeting.  Such notice shall state the subject or subjects to be considered at the meeting and no other subject shall be considered.
(Amended 11-7-72; 11-3-20.)