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File #: 20-041-O    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Tabled
File created: 6/1/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: 6/8/2020 Final action: 7/20/2020
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF DULUTH HOME RULE CHARTER, 1912, AS AMENDED, CHANGING THE JOB TITLE OF CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER TO CITY ADMINISTRATOR
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF DULUTH HOME RULE CHARTER, 1912, AS AMENDED, CHANGING THE JOB TITLE OF CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER TO CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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CITY PROPOSAL:
The city of Duluth does ordain:

Section 1. That Section 2 of the City of Duluth Home Rule Charter, 1912, as amended, is hereby amended as follows:

CHAPTER II. ELECTIVE OFFICERS.

Sec. 2. Form of government; city administrator chief administrative officer; membership of council; council districts.

This government provided for by this Charter shall be known as the mayor-council form of government. The mayor shall be aided by a city administrator chief administrative officer who, in the performance of the duties of such office, shall be responsible to the mayor. The council shall have nine members, four elected from the city at large and five from geographical districts.
The city is hereby divided into five council districts numbered from one to five consecutively.
After the state legislative redistricting, based on a new federal census, the city council shall determine whether or not the population of each council district is substantially the same and, if not, the council shall by ordinance establish election precincts to the council districts so as to equalize, as nearly as practical, the number of people in each council district. Each council district shall consist of contiguous territory. If, in any such redistricting, the residence of any district councilor is placed outside of the enumerated district from which such councilor was elected, the office shall not be deemed vacant on that account and such councilor shall continue to serve out the term for which elected.
The council districts are established herein solely for the purposes of electing district councilors. The administration of the city shall never be divided, nor any facility ever provided, nor any appropriation ever made upon a council district basis.
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