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File #: RES. 2019-R018    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 5/29/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/22/2019
Title: To request the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia to introduce and support the enactment of legislation to amend sections 5.05 and 6.11 of the Charter of the City of Richmond to clarify that the Council shall have 14 calendar days from the date of the City Clerk's receipt of the Mayor's notice of veto of any budget ordinance, or any portion thereof, to override such veto, notwithstanding the requirement of section 6.11 that the Council adopt the budget by no later than May 31 of each year.
Patrons: City Council
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2019-R018
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To request the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia to introduce and support the enactment of legislation to amend sections 5.05 and 6.11 of the Charter of the City of Richmond to clarify that the Council shall have 14 calendar days from the date of the City Clerk's receipt of the Mayor's notice of veto of any budget ordinance, or any portion thereof, to override such veto, notwithstanding the requirement of section 6.11 that the Council adopt the budget by no later than May 31 of each year.
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BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND:
That, in accordance with section 15.2-202 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia is hereby requested to introduce and support the enactment of legislation to amend sections 5.05 and 6.11 of the Charter of the City of Richmond as set forth in the document entitled "Requests of the City of Richmond for City Charter Amendments during the 2020 Session of the General Assembly of Virginia," a copy of which is attached to and made a part of this resolution.



REQUESTS OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND FOR CITY CHARTER AMENDMENTS
DURING THE 2020 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGINIA

Amended Sections:

? 5.05. General duties; mayor.

It shall be the duty of the mayor to:

(a) Attend, or appoint a designee empowered to answer questions and make recommendations on behalf of the mayor to attend, all meetings of the council with the right to speak but not to vote; the mayor or his designee shall have the right to attend a closed meeting pursuant to ? 2.2-3711 of the Code of Virginia, unless the council determines that the subject matter of the closed meeting includes the office of the mayor and that inclusion of the mayor or his designee shall be detrimental to the purpose of the council's deliberations;

(b) Keep the council advised of the financial condition and the future needs of the city and of all matte...

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