[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ligonier 8-8-1963 by Res. No. 315. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 1-3-1978 by Res. No. 117]
Regular meetings of the Council of the Borough of Ligonier shall be held on the second Thursday of each month at 8:00 p.m., Eastern standard time or Eastern daylight saving time, depending upon the standard of time in general use in the Borough at the time.
[Amended 1-12-1989 by Ord. No. 438]
Special meetings of the Council may be called by the President of the Council or, in his absence, by the Vice President thereof, whenever he shall deem it expedient. In any case where the President or the Vice President of the Council shall refuse to call a special meeting of the Council, the Borough Secretary may call a special meeting upon the written request of 1/3 of the members of the Council. At a special meeting, no business may be considered or transacted except that for which the meeting was called.
The Council may adjourn a session to any time agreed upon by a majority of the members, a quorum being present, at which adjourned meeting all business may be transacted.
All meetings of the Council shall be held in the Council Chamber.
[Amended 2-8-1990 by Ord. No. 445]
Each standing committee shall be appointed by the President of the Council as soon as possible following the organization of the Council. Every standing committee shall consist of three members, the first named to be Chairman and the second named to be Vice Chairman.
Special committees may be appointed by the President of the Council as occasion may require or as the Council may direct.
The order of business at the meetings of the Council shall be as follows and shall be announced by the President:
Reading of minutes.
Presentation of petitions, remonstrances, communications, memorials, etc.
Presentation of bills.
Unfinished business from previous meetings.
Recognition of visitors.
[Added 1-12-1989 by Ord. No. 438]
Parliamentary practice as set forth in Robert's Rules of Order shall govern all meetings of the Council in which the same is not inconsistent with any of the foregoing rules or with any provision in the laws of the commonwealth applicable to meetings of the Borough Council.