Notice of Special Meeting for January 15, 2010:
Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated § 6-20-208, City Manager Randy Robertson hereby gives written notice that a Special Meeting of the Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners will be held on January 15, 2010, at 5:30 PM at City Hall. The business to be discussed at this meeting is as follows:
a) Approval of proposed resolution of pending litigation; and
b) Discussion of road projects; and
c) Update on the City of Mt. Juliet Park system.
Here’s the relevant section of State Law:
Tennessee Code Annotated 6-20-208. Special meetings. —
Whenever, in the opinion of the mayor, city manager or any two (2) commissioners the welfare of the city demands it, the mayor or the recorder shall call special meetings of the board of commissioners upon at least twelve (12) hours written notice to each commissioner, the city manager, recorder, and city attorney, served personally or left at such person’s usual place of residence. Each call for a special meeting shall set forth the character of the business to be discussed at such meeting and no other business shall be considered at such meeting.
Class exercise: What should the response of the other city commissioners and the city attorney be if the Mayor wants to suspend the rules at a special meeting and discuss or consider business not included in the call for the special meeting?
class? class? anyone? Bueller?