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R-2021-158 Resolution announcing Council Business meeting schedule for 2022 RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-158 A RESOLUTION adopting the City Council 2022 regular business meeting schedule. WHEREAS, pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, the Council is adopting an annual meeting schedule totaling 24 meetings, consisting of two business meetings per month; and WHEREAS, the proposed schedule provides for regular meetings to occur with starting times of 5:30 p.m. on specified Tuesdays of each month with exceptions provided for recess periods or when a meeting would fall on a City, religious or cultural holiday or Election Day or another event; and WHEREAS, a majority of the Council may call special meetings or revise the regular meeting schedule when necessary; and WHEREAS, unless otherwise specially revised in the future, regular meetings of the City Council for calendar year 2022 shall be held on the days set forth below. January 4 and 18 February 1 and 15 March 1 and 15 April 5 and 19 May 3 and 17 June 7 and 21 July 5 and 19 August 1 and 16 (first Monday & third Tuesday of the month due to National Night Out Activities on August 2) September 6 and 20 October 4 and 18 November 1 and 15 December 6 and 13 (first & second Tuesday) Regular meetings of the City Council shall be scheduled to commence at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise noticed in this resolution or revised in the future and legally noticed and posted for a revised meeting time; and WHEREAS, in the event the City Council fails to adopt a resolution to establish regular meeting dates for any calendar year, the regular meetings of the City Council for such calendar year shall be the first and third Tuesdays of each month, except any Tuesday which falls upon the day of an authorized City holiday, in which event the first Tuesday thereafter which is not a holiday shall be a regular meeting day; and WHEREAS, notwithstanding any other provision of this resolution, any regular meeting of the Council may be set, canceled or rescheduled to a different date, time or location by motion duly adopted by the affirmative votes of at least four members of the City Council or by any other manner as provided by law. The date, time and location of any meeting set or rescheduled to a different date, time or location shall be noticed and posted in the manner provided by law; and WHEREAS, this resolution shall supersede and render null and void the provisions of any prior resolution to the extent such provisions are inconsistent with the provisions of this resolution. The resolution shall become operative on January 1, 2022; and WHEREAS, the City Council deems it to be in the best interest of the City of Yakima, now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: That the City Council of the City of Yakima adopts the 2022 regular meeting schedule on specified Tuesdays as indicated. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 7th da of December, 2021. "('-A.? 2 , , • ATTEST: ( co/( i ; 15% / Patricia Byers, ayor s a ° o t. Jodi Stephens, Ling City Clerk , 1 • i rr 11 i i�O enc u nrry 1 BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 4.C. For Meeting of: December 7, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Resolution announcing Council Business meeting schedule for 2022 SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: As part of the City's Strategic Priority of Public Trust and Accountability, attached is the Council Business meeting schedule for 2022, which can be amended by a majority vote of Council members. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Public Trust and Accountability APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution. ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type 0 reso 10/11/2021 Corer Memo ❑ MRSC featured inquiry 10/10/2013 Corer Memo