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Chapter 2.02 - City Council

2.02.010 Meetings of City Council
A. 1. The regular City Council meeting shall be held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at seven p.m. at Lakewood Civic Center, 480 South Allison Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado.
2. Regularly scheduled meetings which fall on holidays recognized by the city will be held on the next succeeding regular city business day at seven p.m. at the Lakewood Civic Center.
B. Special meetings. The Mayor and any three members of City Council may call a special meeting by notice to each of the members of City Council personally served or left at his or her usual place of residence. (Ord. O-93-25 §§ 4, 5, 1993; Ord. O-84-79 § 1, 1984; Ord. O-83-174 § 1, 1983; Res. 71-122 § 1, 1971).

2.02.020 Procedural rules
A. The City Council adopts the Council Policy and Procedures Manual; and the City Clerk is authorized and directed to keep in the office of the City Clerk, and to provide for inspection and examination at all times when the office of the City Clerk is open for business, not less than one certified copy of the Council Policy and Procedures Manual as the same may hereafter be revised pursuant to resolution of the City Council, which copies are designated as the official copies of the Council Policy and Procedures Manual.
B. The City Council ratifies, adopts and confirms its previous adoption of Robert's Rules of Order, as revised and newly revised.
C. The policies and procedures adopted in subsection (A) of this section shall at all times be subject to the provisions of the United States Constitution and laws of the United States, the Constitution of the state, the applicable statutes of the state, and to the provisions of the City of Lakewood Charter, municipal ordinances and resolutions of the city, whether heretofore or hereafter adopted. In the event of conflict between any procedural rule or policy contained in the Council Policy and Procedures Manual and the provisions of Robert's Rules of Order as revised and newly revised, the provisions of the Council Policy and Procedures Manual shall govern.
D. In the event of conflict between any procedural rules of Robert's Rules of Order as revised and newly revised, or between any provision of the Council Policy and Procedures Manual and any constitutional provisions, law, statute, or ordinance or resolution heretofore or hereafter adopted, the provisions of the state and federal constitutions, laws, statutes and the ordinances and resolutions of the city, heretofore or hereafter adopted, shall govern. (Ord. O-93-25 §§ 6, 7, 1993; Res. 76-15 §§ 1-4, 1976).

2.02.030 Service on boards and commissions
A. No member of the Lakewood City Council shall serve on the following boards or commissions of the City of Lakewood: Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, Board of Appeals, or Liquor and Fermented Malt Beverage Licensing Authority. Any person serving on said boards or commissions who is elected to the City Council must resign from the board or commission prior to being sworn to serve on City Council.
B. No member of the Lakewood City Council shall serve as the sole representative of the City Council on the Lakewood Housing Authority; provided, however, that the City Council may provide that all members of the City Council shall ex officio be appointed commissioners of the Lakewood Housing Authority, as provided by C.R.S. Section 29-4-205, as amended. (Ord. O-95-31 § 1, 1995).