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Council; City Clerk
City Council - See 3rd Class §1001 et seq. (53 P.S. §36001 et seq.) City Clerk - See 3rd Class §1301 et seq. (53 P.S. §36301 et seq.)
The legislative power of the City government shall be vested in and exercised by Council. (Ord. 1730 §201. Passed 2/13/62.)
Council shall consist of seven members, elected at large by the voters of the City at regular municipal elections. The terms of office of the members of Council shall begin on the first Monday of January next following their election and shall be for four years and until their successors qualify. Three members of Council shall be elected at the municipal election in November, 1963, and every four years thereafter; the remaining four members shall be elected at the municipal election in November, 1965, and every four years thereafter. (Ord. 1730 §202. Passed 2/13/62.)
(a) Regular meetings of Council shall be held at least twice a month at such place and at such time as fixed by resolution of Council.
(b) All meetings of Council shall be open to the public, and public notice of meetings shall be given as required by the Act of June 21, 1957 (P.L. 392.). (Ord. 1767 §1. Passed 11/13/62.)
(a) Appointment. The City Clerk shall be appointed by a majority of the members of Council and shall serve at the pleasure of Council.
(b) Duties. The City Clerk shall carry out the duties assigned to him by the statues of Pennsylvania. (Ord. 1730 §210, 211. Passed 2/13/62.)
(a) No rule or regulation made by any department, office, agency or authority of the City, except such as relates to the organization or internal management of the City, shall take effect until it has been approved as to form and legality by the City Solicitor and approved by the Mayor. Council shall receive all such rules and regulations which shall be filed with the City Clerk.
(b) All such rules and regulations shall be published by posting in the office of the City Clerk for twenty days and in whatever other manner Council deems desirable.
(c) The City Clerk shall keep a current record of all rules and regulations filed with him. (Ord. 1767 §4. Passed 11/13/62.)