Agenda of the Legislative Meeting of the Mayor and City Council TUESDAY, December 6, 2016, 7:00 P.M.

Agenda of the Legislative Meeting of the

Mayor and City Council

City of Mount Rainier
Potts Hall
3405 Rhode Island Avenue
Mount Rainier, MD 20712

 

TUESDAY, December 6, 2016, 7:00 P.M.

 

                                                                                         Action Taken

 

  1. Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance                        _____________       

 

  1. Additions to the Agenda / Review of Rolling Agenda

 

  1. Public Hearing for the Proposed Charter Changes regarding:  Charter Amendment Resolution 1-2016:
    “A Resolution to amend Article V, Registration, Nomination, and Election Procedures, Sections 502 and 503 of the Charter of the City of Mount Rainier to allow non-United States citizens to vote in City elections, require that non-United States citizens register to vote in City elections with the Mount Rainier Board of Elections, and incorporate State of Maryland restrictions on voting by persons currently imprisoned under a felony conviction, currently under a mental disability, or after having been convicted of buying or selling votes, and to amend Article III, Organization of Mayor and Council, to retain the requirement that candidates for elected City office be United States Citizens despite the amendment of Article V.” and Charter Amendment Resolution 2-2016: “A Resolution to amend Article V, Registration, Nomination, and Election Procedures, Sections 501, 504, and 505 of the Charter of the City of Mount Rainier to change the appointment date and terms of the Board of Elections, remove responsibility for determining the qualifications of the Board of Elections from the Ethics Commission, allow voters to vote by absentee ballot even if they are able to vote in person on election day, allow for rolling submission of candidate nomination petitions until six weeks before a City election.”

 

 

GUEST SPEAKERS

William Broadus
Vice-President of Brentwood Fire Station

Deni Tavares
County Councilmember: District 2

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Charter Changes (1st Reading)
  • Charter Amendment Resolution 1-2016: A resolution
    to amend Article V, Registration, Nomination, and
    Election Procedures Sections 502 and 503 of the
    Charter of the City of Mount Rainier
  • Charter Amendment Resolution 2-2016: A resolution
    to amend Article V, Registration, Nomination, and
    Election Procedures Sections 501, 504, and 505 of the
    Charter of the City of Mount Rainier

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Minutes                          _____________
    – June 21, 2016, Work Session
    – June 22, 2016, Closed Session 
             

 

  1. Resolution 11-2016 – Appointing a Youth and    _____________
    Recreation Committee

  2. Resolution 12-2016 – Participating in a _____________
    Municipal Collaboration

 

  1. Resolution 13-2016 – FY18 Budget Calendar               _____________

 

  1. Ordinance 06-2016 – Budget Amendment                _____________
     1st Quarter (2nd Reading/Vote)

 

  1. Ordinance 07-2016 – Updated Urban Forest                  _____________
     Chapter/Trees (2nd Reading/Vote)

  2. Ordinance 08-2016: Increase Board of Elections           _____________
     Stipends (2nd Reading/Vote)

 

  1. Ordinance 09-2016: Increase Councilmember     _____________
     Stipends (2nd Reading/Vote)     

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS

 

  1. Mayor and Council Member Announcements

 

  1. Report of the City Manager

 

  1. Public Comment                                                                                           

 

  1. Adjournment                                                                   _____________