Chapter 2.04 - CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS
2.04.010 - Rules of order.
The rules of order and procedure set out in this chapter shall govern meetings and
proceedings of the city council.
(Ord. 2305 § 1 (part), 2002; Ord. 1713 § 1, 1978)
2.04.020 – Agenda—Preparation.
A. The city manager, in consultation with the mayor, shall prepare an agenda for each city
council meeting consisting of all items of business that may be proper or necessary to bring
before the council.
B. The agenda and supporting reports and information shall normally be published and made
available to the city council and the public at least twenty-four hours prior to a scheduled
meeting. The city council may, by motion, and upon a three-quarters vote of those present,
accept new agenda items, remove agenda items, and/or accept new or additional
supporting information at the time of the adoption of the agenda at the beginning of each
(Ord. 2931 § 1, 2019; Ord. 2386 § 1, 2005; Ord. 2305 § 1 (part), 2002; Ord. 1713 § 2(1) (part), 1978)
2.04.040 - Agenda—Additions/Deletions.
The city manager may, in consultation with the mayor, add or remove items from the
published agenda provided notice is provided to the city council and public at least twenty-four
hours prior to the scheduled meeting. The city council may, in accordance with Section 2.04.020
of this chapter, place on the agenda or remove from the agenda any such items added or
removed by the city manager.
(Ord. 2931 § 2, 2019; Ord. 2386 § 2, 2005; Ord. 2305 § 1 (part), 2002; Ord. 1713 § 2(1) (part), 1978)
2.04.060 - Regular meetings.*
A. The city council shall ordinarily hold its regular meetings at six p.m. on the second
Wednesday and at noon on the fourth Wednesday, if needed, of each calendar month in
Lebanon, Oregon, and/or at such place and time as shall be designated by vote of four or
more city council members, with public notice given, and such meetings located within the
city limits of Lebanon, Linn County, Oregon; provided, that the city council shall meet in
public session at least once every month.
B. It is the responsibility of each city councilor to notify the city clerk's office orally or in an
email if unable to attend a regular or special meeting as far in advance as possible to
assure a quorum. Unexcused absences will become part of the record by the city clerk as
roll call is taken.
C. Upon notice from four or more members of the city council that they are unable to attend a
regular or special meeting, the city clerk will immediately notify the mayor and city manager
of lack of a quorum. The mayor or city manager may cancel said meeting provided that
notice is given to the city council and public at least twenty-four hours prior to the
scheduled starting time and date of a regular or special meeting. Notice to the public is
sufficient by notifying local media and posting a notice at the meeting room where the
council meeting was to have been held
(Ord. 2931 § 3, 2019; Ord. 2386 § 3, 2005; Ord. 2305 § 1 (part), 2002; Ord. 2072 § 1, 1990; Ord.
1829 § 1, 1981; Ord. 1792 § 1, 1980; Ord. 1713 § 2(2)(a), 1978)
* Prior history: Ord. 1777.