30 Facts About City Council

1. City Council is responsible for the appropriation and issuance of bonds, the awarding of contracts and the approval of City expenditures over $50,000.

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2. City Council is the City's legislative body, with the power to enact and enforce all ordinances and resolutions.

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3. City Council is composed of 99 councillors, three for each of the city's electoral wards.

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4. City Council operates a Leader and Cabinet executive as defined under Section 11 of the Local Government Act 2000.

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5. In 2012 the City Council was fined £95,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office after it sent confidential and sensitive information about a child in care to the wrong recipient.

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6. In September 2012 the City Council announced its intention to introduce a bring your own device policy as part of cost saving measures.

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7. Leeds City Council is responsible for providing all statutory local authority services in Leeds, except for those it provides jointly in conjunction with other West Yorkshire Authorities.

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8. Leeds City Council is the local authority of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England.

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9. The City Council guides this unprecedented growth with an approach designed to preserve and enhance the lifestyle that originally attracted so many people to Phoenix.

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10. City Council has several committees with oversight of various functions of the city government.

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11. The New York City Council is a unicameral body consisting of 51 members, each elected from a geographic district, normally for four-year terms.

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12. The City Council meets on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 35 Cabarrus Avenue W The meetings are open to the public, and the meeting agendas are posted at concordnc.

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13. Under the council-manager form of government, the City Council acts as the legislative body in establishing policy and law and the City Manager handles the day-today management of the City organization.

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14. City Council has been controlled by the Labour Party since its reconstitution in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972.

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15. City Council is the legislative authority for the City and makes all of its laws, subject to the initiative and referendum powers of the people as established by City Charter.

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16. The College Park City Council weighed changing its plans for a new City Hall from two buildings to one at its meeting Tuesday night.

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17. Belfast City Council has pledged a job boost for up to 200 people across the city this winter.

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18. City Council approved an ordinance granting income tax credits to Forjak Indsutrial, a business that will open inside the 4th ward of the city.

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19. City Council approved a request to rezone the property as light industrial instead of agricultural.

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20. City Council voted down a proposal by Sawant to contract with six eviction-prevention lawyers rather than one.

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21. The Seattle City Council passed a budget plan Monday that calls for $5.9 billion in annual spending in 2019 and 2020, up from $5.6 billion this year.

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22. Oklahoma City Council selects Craig Freeman, current finance director, as new city manager.

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23. Leeds City Council previously said it could save about £3.4m a year, at current energy prices, after the programme is complete, the BBC's Local Democracy Reporting Service reported.

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24. City Council says: "In wintry weather, we routinely grit over 700 miles of road.

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25. Birmingham City Council says: "It's not possible to treat every road in the city with the resources available to us.

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26. City Council recently approved a zoning ordinance restricting future sales of recreational marijuana to areas zoned either Highway Business District or Industrial, of which at least half a dozen exist in the city.

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27. City Council voted to have staff draft an urgency ban because the city's current temporary ban—  in place since shortly after Proposition 64 passed in California making recreational marijuana legal—will expire on Jan 17, 2019.

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28. City Council asked Pugh to hold off on formally nominating Fitzgerald until Dec 6, its last meeting of 2018, allowing the group to vote in late January and still meet city charter requirements.

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29. City Council approved the renaming of a portion of Law Street between Hamilton and Walnut streets to Bayard Rustin Way.

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30. City Council echoed McGee's belief the council would never limit residents' First Amendment rights.

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