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Sponsored by: Clerk <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-038 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AMENDING THE CITY COUNCIL RULES OF PROCEDURE <br /> TO INCORPORATE A MOBILE USE DEVICE ACCEPTABLE USE <br /> POLICY AND TO CLARIFY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AS IT <br /> PERTAINS TO PUBLIC MEETINGS <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council directed the City Clerk to research the possibility of <br /> converting to the use of mobile devices as the sole source of viewing council meeting agenda <br /> packets; and <br /> WHEREAS, funds for the purchase of mobile devices were approved in the FY 2016 <br /> budget; and <br /> WHEREAS, in preparation for council's move towards electronic meeting management, <br /> the City Clerk's Office developed a policy for the use of mobile electronic devices by elected <br /> officials which has been reviewed by Administration, the Information Technology Department, <br /> and the City Attorney; and <br /> WHEREAS, at the May 23, 2016 City Council meeting, the City Council reviewed this <br /> policy; and <br /> WHEREAS, council approval is needed to amend the City Council Rules of Procedure <br /> to incorporate the new City Council Mobile Device Acceptable Use Policy; and <br /> WHEREAS, in addition, it is also necessary to clarify the acceptable use of electronic <br /> communications in the City Council Rules of Procedure as it relates to the Open Meetings Act. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> Section 1. The City Council amends the City Council Rules of Procedure to incorporate <br /> the Seward City Council Mobile Device Acceptable Use Policy as Appendix B, as attached <br /> hereto. <br /> Section 2. The City Council amends the City Council Rules of Procedure Section V — <br /> Special Considerations for Council Members to read as follows (strikeout = deletions, bold <br /> italics=additions): <br />