CL315MPI Course Material

Description:

 
This course will compare and contrast the use of ordinances, resolutions,
and motions which cities use to set policy or take action on various matters.
The course will highlight certain technical requirements relating to
ordinances, resolutions and motions, and will also address practical
considerations in their use. The course will include a discussion of the use
of WHEREAS clauses to explain the factual background and history of a
matter being acted on by the city council. Finally, the course will include
instruction on and an opportunity to engage in the drafting of an ordinance
and resolution and notice documents and document templates. Other
sample documents are included in the course materials for the general
references of course participants.

 

Instructor:

Bruce Bergman, Iowa League of Cities

Course Materials:

Presentation
Handout

Past Course Materials:

2013
Course Presentation
City Ordinances, Resolutions, and Motions

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