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Record #: R2021-1487   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 12/15/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action: 2/23/2022
Title: Amendment of City Council Rules of Order and Procedure regarding electronic voting option
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E. , Valencia, Anna M., Harris, Michelle A.
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Rules of Order & Procedure
Attachments: 1. R2021-1487.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHfCACO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

December 15, 2021










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith, together with City Clerk Valencia and Alderman Harris, a resolution amending the Rules of Order and Procedure ofthe City Council to implement electronic voting.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.


Very truly yours,
RESOLUTION

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. The Rules of Order and Procedure of the City Council, City of Chicago, for the 2019 — 2023 term are hereby amended by deleting the language struck through, and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

Presiding Officer Of The Council; Mayor; President Pro Tempore.

RULE 1. The Mayor shall be Presiding Officer of the Council.
The Council shall elect one of its members President Pro Tempore of the Council, who shall act as Presiding Officer of the Council during a temporary absence or disability ofthe Mayor or when requested so to do by the Mayor. In the temporary absence of the President Pro Tempore, the Vice-Mayor shall act as Presiding Officer of the Council when requested to do so by the Mayor. The President Pro Tempore or the Vice-Mayor of the Council, when acting as the Presiding Officer, shall vote on all questions on which the vote is taken by yeas and nays, his name being called last in the event of a verbal roll call vote.

The City Council Legislative Reference Bureau shall be under the control, supervision and direction ofthe President Pro Tempore.


Convening Of The Council; Temporary Chairman.
RULE 2. Each meeting of the Council shall convene at the time appointed for such meeting as provided by ordinance.

In the absence of the Mayor, the President Pro Tempore and the Vice-Mayor, a temporary chairman for the meeting shall be elected by a majority vote of the Aldermen present from among their members. The Clerk (or someone ...

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