City of Newburgh, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Newburgh 11-13-1967 (Ch. 2, Art. I, Secs. 2-1 through 2-8, of the Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
City Council — See Charter, Art. IV.
Adoption of ordinances — See Charter, Art. IV, §§ C4.31 to C4.34.
President Pro Tem — See Charter, Art. IV, § C4.11.
[Amended 4-28-1986 by Ord. No. 7-86; 6-13-1988 by L.L. No. 4-1988; 4-9-1990 by L.L. No. 12-1990]
All meetings of the Council will be held at the City of Newburgh Activity Center in the Recreation Park at the corner of Washington Street and Lake Street, Newburgh, New York, at 7:30 p.m. or at such other time and place as the Council may direct. Any meeting so held may be adjourned to a different time and place within the City by vote of a majority of the Council.
A. 
Persons or groups wishing to address or appear before work sessions of the Council must submit a request in writing to the City Manager indicating:
(1) 
The name of the person or group, address and telephone number.
(2) 
The subject matter to be addressed.
(3) 
The time and date requested.
B. 
Also, a member of the Council may ask the City Manager to put a particular person or group on the agenda to address the Council at a work session.
C. 
Such requests by individuals or groups may be granted by the City Manager, in his discretion. Such requests by a Council member shall be put on the work session agenda, but, in either case, if one or more Council members so request, the question of permission to address a Council work session shall be put to a Council vote for Council determination.
[Amended 11-8-1999 by Ord. No. 13-99[1]; 4-24-2017 by Ord. No. 8-2017]
The business of the Council shall be conducted in the following order:
A. 
Roll call.
B. 
Approval of minutes of previous meeting.
C. 
Communications.
D. 
Public hearings.
E. 
Public comments regarding any matter of City business.
F. 
Comments from the Council.
G. 
Report of City Manager.
H. 
Old business.
I. 
New business.
J. 
Further comments from the Council.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided that it would take effect at the next City Council meeting subsequent to its adoption.
The Chief of Police shall be the Sergeant at Arms of the Council and shall attend all of its meetings.
The City Clerk shall attach to every ordinance passed by the Council the names of the Councilmen voting in the affirmative and the negative and the date of its passage.
All ordinances passed by the Common Council shall be recorded by the City Clerk in a proper book or books, with indexes. The originals shall be filed in the City Clerk's office, and due proof of the publication of all ordinances requiring publication, by the certificate of the publisher or printer, shall be procured by the Clerk and attached thereto or written and attested upon the face of the record of such ordinance.
[Amended 6-13-1988 by L.L. No. 4-1988]
All ordinances shall take effect immediately upon their publication, unless an ordinance shall otherwise specify the time when it shall go into effect.
[Amended 10-13-1992 by Ord. No. 22-92; 10-13-1998 by Ord. No. 17-98; 6-14-1999 by Ord. No. 2-99[1]; 4-22-2002 by Ord. No. 11-2002]
The Mid-Hudson Times, The Sentinel and the Hudson Valley Press shall be the official newspapers of the City. All notices and advertisements published by direction of the Council shall be published in all said official newspapers.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided that it would take effect 7-1-1999.