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File #: 2020-7712   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 2/18/2020
Title: Final Passage of Ordinance Amending the Alameda Municipal Code by Amending Various Provisions of Article VIII (Sunshine Ordinance) of Chapter II (Administration), including Provisions Related to Public Access to Public Meetings and Public Records, and Sunshine Ordinance Enforcement, Including Recommendations to Eliminate the "Null and Void" or "Order to Cure" Remedies and Replace Such Remedies With the Authority for the Open Government Commission to Issue Recommendations to Cure and Correct. (City Attorney/City Clerk)
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Final Passage of Ordinance Amending the Alameda Municipal Code by Amending Various Provisions of Article VIII (Sunshine Ordinance) of Chapter II (Administration), including Provisions Related to Public Access to Public Meetings and Public Records, and Sunshine Ordinance Enforcement, Including Recommendations to Eliminate the "Null and Void" or "Order to Cure" Remedies and Replace Such Remedies With the Authority for the Open Government Commission to Issue Recommendations to Cure and Correct. (City Attorney/City Clerk)


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The staff report for this ordinance was included when the ordinance was introduced and is available at the following link:
[https://alameda.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4313163&GUID=4C8E29E6-B0FE-4641-8ECD-E5861324D281&Options=&Search=&FullText=1

CITY OF ALAMEDA ORDINANCE NO.__________
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AMENDING THE ALAMEDA MUNICIPAL CODE BY AMENDING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE VIII (SUNSHINE ORDINANCE) OF CHAPTER II (ADMINSTRATION), INCLUDING PROVISIONS RELATED TO PUBLIC ACCESS TO PUBLIC MEETINGS AND PUBLIC RECORDS, AND SUNSHINE ORDINANCE ENFORCEMENT

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALAMEDA DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1: Subsections c. and d. of Section 2-91.1 (Definitions) of Chapter II of Article VIII (Sunshine Ordinance) of the Alameda Municipal Code is amended, as follows (in redline; otherwise no change):

a. "City" shall mean the City of Alameda.
b. "Meeting" shall mean any of the following and shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 54952.2 of the California Government Code unless the definition in this subsection is more restrictive in which case the more restrictive definition shall apply:
1. A congregation of a majority of the members of a policy body at the same time and place;
2. A series of gatherings, each of which involves less than a majority of a policy body, to hear, discuss or deliberate upon any item that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Cit...

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