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(a) The decision-making public bodies of the city shall post upon the bulletin board in City Hall the date, time and place of all regularly scheduled meetings.
(b) Notice of special meetings shall be posted on the bulletin board in City Hall at least 24 hours in advance. Such notice shall state the purpose of the special meeting as well as the date, time and place.
(c) The news media shall, by written notice to the Clerk of the City Council, request notification of the date, time, place and purpose of all special meetings. Such notification may be given in writing, in person, by e-mail, by fax transmission or by telephone. The president or chairperson of the public body shall notify the clerk of the body prior to the 24 hour period so that compliance with this chapter may be accomplished.
(d) In the event of an emergency requiring immediate action, the president or chairperson of the decision-making body shall cause the news media that have requested notification to be notified of such meeting.
(e) Any person may, upon written request and the fee as set forth in the fee schedule in Part Two - Title Twelve, Chapter 298 of these Codified Ordinances for a one-year period, be entitled to advance notification of all meetings of a specific board, commission or committee to which any specific type of public business is to be discussed. Such notification shall be fulfilled by the mailing of an agenda to the person requesting notification. Such person shall furnish self-addressed stamped envelopes for such purpose. Such notification may also be accomplished by e-mail or fax transmission.
(Ord. 88-82, passed 8-11-1988)