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File #: O-6-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 2/8/2021 In control: Rules & City Government Committee
On agenda: 2/22/2021 Final action:
Title: Agency Regulations - For the purpose of establishing a procedure for the adoption of regulations by a City of Annapolis department, board, or commission; requiring public notice; providing an appeal process; and generally relating to City of Annapolis regulations.
Sponsors: Ross Arnett
Indexes: Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-6-21 First Reader, 2. O-6-21 Staff Report, 3. O-6-21 Fiscal Impact Note
Title
Agency Regulations - For the purpose of establishing a procedure for the adoption of regulations by a City of Annapolis department, board, or commission; requiring public notice; providing an appeal process; and generally relating to City of Annapolis regulations.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 6-21

Introduced by: Alderman Arnett
Co-sponsored by:

Referred to
Rules and City Government Committee
90 day Rule:___________

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Agency Regulations

FOR the purpose of establishing a procedure for the adoption of regulations by a City of Annapolis department, board, or commission; requiring public notice; providing an appeal process; and generally relating to City of Annapolis regulations.

BY repealing and reenacting with amendments the following portion of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2021 Edition
2.04.090

WHEREAS, City departments have long had the ability to issue regulations where authorized by the City Council by following a simplistic procedure by digitally posting adopted regulations to the City's website.

WHEREAS, City departments are moving to adopt regulations with increased frequency.

WHEREAS, regulations have the force and effect of law, the public has interest in having an opportunity to be heard and to participate in the adoption of regulations and to be sure that its elected representatives play a role in safeguarding their interests.

WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to establish a more comprehensive procedure to be followed by City departments when adopting regulations.

SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 2 - ADMINISTRATION
Chapter 2.04 - GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS
2.04.090 - Regulations-Adoption and posting on City's website.
A. For purposes of this section the adoption of a regulation refers to the adoption of either a regulation or rule having the force ...

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