Ord. 15-01 – Approved

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Ord. 15-01 – Approved

ORDINANCE NO. 15 – 01

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF INDIALANTIC, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, RELATING TO CHAPT. 2, TOWN CODE; AMENDING SECTION 2-103 – TIME, PLACE FOR REGULAR MEETINGS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND INTERPRETATION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE
WHEREAS, the Town’s charter allows for Council to prescribe by ordinance the day of the week and week of the month that it shall meet; and
WHEREAS, Council desires to have the best local government legal advice available to it when conducting Town business; and
WHEREAS, the current long-standing Town attorney will not be readily available for Council meetings being held on Tuesday evenings;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED by the Town of Indialantic, Florida:
SECTION 1. That Sec. 2-103 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 2 103. Time, place for regular meetings.

The council shall meet regularly at least once each month on the third Tuesday Wednesday preceding the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, unless notice of a different place, date, or time is posted in Town Hall and published at least ten (10) days in advance in at least one newspaper of general circulation in the town. Meetings shall generally be held at a place within the corporate limits of the town; provided, that from time to time the Town Council is authorized to hold its meetings outside the corporate limits of the Town.

SECTION 2. Severability/Interpretation Clause

(a) In the event that any term, provision, clause, sentence or section of this Ordinance shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be partially or wholly unenforceable or invalid for any reason whatsoever, any such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any of the other or remaining terms, provisions, clauses, sentences, or sections of this Ordinance, and this Ordinance shall be read and/or applied as if the invalid, illegal, or unenforceable term, provision, clause, sentence, or section did not exist.
(b) In interpreting the provisions of this Ordinance, the following rules and symbols shall apply:
(1) Words underlined are additions to existing text.
(2) Words stricken through are deletions from existing text.
(3) Asterisks (* * *) indicate a deletion from the Ordinance of text existing in the Code of Ordinances. It is intended that the text in the Code of Ordinances denoted by the asterisks and not set forth in this Ordinance shall remain unchanged from the language existing prior to adoption of this Ordinance.

SECTION 3. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon adoption.

PASSED by the Town Council of the Town of Indialantic on first reading the ____ day of ___________, 2014, and ADOPTED by the Town Council of the Town of Indialantic, Florida on final reading on the _______ day of ______________, 2014.

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

_____________________________
David Berkman
Mayor

ATTEST: _______________________
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk