Village of Nashville
County of Barry, State of Michigan
ORDINANCE NO. 7-12-2007-B
TO COMPEL ATTENDANCE OF COUNCIL MEMBERS
THE VILLAGE OF NASHVILLE ORDAINS:
This ordinance shall be known and cited as the “Council
Meeting Attendance Ordinance”.
SECTION II. Council
It shall be the duty of all members of the Council to attend all meetings
at the hour appointed for the meeting and to remain until the close of the session unless excused.
SECTION III. Reprimand.
In the event any Council member fails, neglects or refuses
to attend the meetings of the Council for four (4) consecutive meetings without excuse, the Council may enact a resolution
SECTION IV. Censure and/or Resignation.
In the event any Council member fails, neglects or refuses to attend the meetings of the Council for six (6)
consecutive meetings without excuse, the Council may enact a resolution of censure or request the council member’s resignation,
SECTION V. Excused Absences.
The Village Council members shall be the final judges as to what constitutes an excused absence.
term “meetings” means all regular meetings, special meetings and workshops of the Village Council where the members
have actual notice of the meeting.
SECTION VII. SEVERABILITY.
If any article, section,
subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or portion of this ordinance is, for any reason, held invalid or unconstitutional by
any court of competent jurisdiction, such portion shall be deemed a separate, distinct and independent provision, and such
holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance.
This ordinance shall become effective upon its adoption and publication in the manner
required by law and shall become effective twenty (20) days after the date of publication.
Moved by Harwood
and supported by J Dunham, that the above ordinance be adopted as read.
YEAS: Harwood, Holden, Kenyon,
Shotts, Coll, J Dunham, F Dunham
Adoption Date: July 12, 2007
Publication Date: July 21, 2007
Effective Date: August