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File #: 20-0194    Version: Name: 2/3/20 Resolution for City Council Communications
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/3/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/18/2020 Final action: 2/18/2020
Enactment date: 2/18/2020 Enactment #: R-20-055
Title: Resolution for City Council Communications
Sponsors: Kathy Griswold, Jack Eaton, Anne Bannister


Resolution for City Council Communications


Whereas, Council desires to optimize the Council’s decision-making process and communication practices to better achieve their many goals, including recently enacted Climate Emergency goals.


Whereas, The City should continuously strive to improve its processes and practices, and thus its effectiveness, by focusing on three components of excellent governmental communications: Fostering Collaboration, Improving Transparency, and Ensuring that Information is accurate, complete and timely.


RESOLVED, That Council direct the City Administrator to review existing policies and procedures on communications between City staff and Councilmembers, recommend improvements as needed to support City Council’s goal of improved communications through collaboration, transparency, and accuracy of information, and report to City Council any improved policies or procedures by March 31, 2020.



Sponsored by:  Councilmembers Griswold, Eaton, and Bannister