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Sponsored by: Clerk <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -002 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AMENDING THE CITY COUNCIL RULES OF PROCEDURE <br /> TO AMEND RULE 27, ADDRESSING THE COUNCIL BY THE PUBLIC — <br /> CITIZENS' COMMENTS AND DISCUSSION, TO REFLECT THE TIME <br /> LIMIT FROM TWO MINUTES TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON <br /> AND THE TOTAL TIME FROM NOT MORE THAN 30 MINUTES TO <br /> NOT MORE THAN 36 MINUTES <br /> WHEREAS, SCC Section 2.10.055, Agenda, states that the order of business for the <br /> regular meetings of the City Council shall be set by resolution of the council and incorporated <br /> into the Council's adopted Rules of Procedure; and <br /> WHEREAS, during discussion at the November 28, 2011 City Council meeting the <br /> Council directed the City Clerk to bring forward a resolution to change the time limit for <br /> Citizen's Comments on the agenda from two minutes to three minutes per person and the total <br /> time from not more than 30 minutes to not more than 36 minutes; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Council wishes to amend Rule 27 (c) (1) of the City Council Rules of <br /> Procedure to generally appear as follows (strikeout = deletions, bold italics = additions): <br /> ADDRESSING THE COUNCIL BY THE PUBLIC <br /> RULE 27. <br /> (c) Citizens' Comments and Discussion. Members of the public or their authorized <br /> representatives may address the Council by oral communications on any matter concerning the <br /> City's business or any matter over which the Council has control. There shall be two <br /> opportunities provided for such comments: <br /> (1) Citizens' comments on agenda items not scheduled for public hearing. <br /> The Clerk shall make available sign -in sheets on which persons desiring to speak during this <br /> time may indicate their desire to do so. All presentations under this agenda item shall be limited <br /> to two three minutes per person and shall also be limited to a total time of not more than thirty <br /> six minutes. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> lr.�. <br />