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July 2~d, 1962 <br /> <br />adopted. <br /> <br />At a called meeting of the City Council, held on July 2nd, 1962, there were present: <br /> <br />R. Irvine Smith, C. S. Atkineon, Jack P. Barnes, John L. Dillon, L. L. Knight, <br />W. T. Leery, and J. S. Livesay, Jr., City Attorney. <br /> <br /> The-meeting was opened with prayer by Mr. Smith. <br />The Clerk presented oaths of office of C S Atkinson, John L Dillon and George D.Eastes,Jr. <br />The following call for the meeting was read: <br /> <br />"Please attend a called meeting of the City Council, in the Council Chamber at 9:30 A.M., <br />on Monday, July 2nd, 1962, for the purpose of reorganization. <br /> By Order of the President." <br /> <br />62-154 - Motion of Mr. Dillon to go into the election of a temporary chairman was <br /> <br /> Mr. Dillon nominated W. T. Leery. <br /> <br /> Vote being taken, Mr. Leery was unanimously elected Temporary chairman. <br /> <br /> 62-155 - Motion of Mr~ Knight to go into the election of a Mayor for a term of two ~ears <br />beginning July l, 1962, was adopted, without dissentingvote. <br /> <br /> Mr. Knight nominated R. Irvine Smith. <br /> <br /> On motion of Mr. Dillon, nominations were closed. <br /> <br /> Vote being taken, Mr. Smith was elected Mayor and by the following vote: <br /> <br /> Ayes: Atkinson, Barnes, Dillon, Knight, Leery, Smith <br /> Nays: None <br /> <br /> 62-156 - Motion of Mr. Atkinson to go into the election of a Vice President for a term <br />of two years beginning-July l, 1962, was adopted without dissenting vote. <br /> <br /> Mr. Atkinson nominated Jack P. Barnes. <br /> <br /> On motion of Mr, Leery, nominations were closed. <br /> <br /> Vote being taken, Mr. Barnes was elected Vice President and by the following vote: <br /> <br /> Ayes: Smith, Atkinson, Barnes, Dillon, Knight, Leary <br /> Nays: None <br /> <br /> 62-157 - The following rules for the conduct of the Council were presented: <br /> "Division 2. Rules of Order. <br /> <br /> Sec. 2-4. When regular council meetings held; who may call spedial meeting. <br /> There shall be a regular meeting of the council on the second and fourth <br /> Tuesday in each month, beginning au 7:30 P.M. <br /> <br /> Sec. 2-5. Notice of special meetings. <br /> The City Clerk shall cause a notice in writing of all special meetings of the <br /> council to be delivered au least twenty-four hours prior to the time appointed for <br /> such meetings to each member thereof. In an emergency, by ~nanimous consent of <br /> the entire membership of the Council, a meeting may be held with less notice. <br /> <br /> Sec. 2-6. Transaction of business at special meeting. <br /> No business shall be transacted et a special meeting which is not distinctly <br /> and specifically set forth in the notice of such meeting, except by consent of <br /> all members elected to the council. <br /> <br /> Sec. 2-7. Adjournment in ab~e~ee of quorum; retirement of members before adjournment. <br /> If e quorum be no~ present at the time appointed for any meeting of the council, <br /> a majority of those present may immediately adjourn, but no member in attendance shall <br /> retire before adjournment without the consen5 of a majority of those presens. <br /> <br /> Sec. 2-8. Order of business. <br /> The order of business at all regular meetings shall be as follows: <br /> <br /> (a) Reading, correction and approval of minuEes of previous meeting or meetings. <br /> <br /> (b) Reports of committees. <br /> <br /> (c) Unfinished business (include under this head ~reports of officers"). <br /> <br /> (d) New business. If the council directs any metier ~o be the special business <br /> of any future meetings, the same shall be announced by the president of <br /> such future meeting immediately after the proceedings are read, and shall <br /> have priority over all other business. <br /> <br /> <br />