Meetings/Special Work Sessions:
scheduled for action on matters that cannot
wait until the next regular meeting. The Assembly shall not
transact any business at a
special meeting except business relating to the purpose stated in
the notice of the meeting.
Are closed sessions to the public. By a majority vote the assembly
may recess from a public meeting, work session or other gathering of
the assembly to an
executive session. An executive session is called only
for discussion of subjects; that the
immediate knowledge of would clearly have an adverse effect on the
finances of the borough;
or subjects that tend to prejudice the reputation and character of
any person, provided the
person may request a public discussion; or subjects which by law,
borough charter, or
ordinances are required to be confidential. The assembly shall not
take official action in
an executive session, except to give direction to an attorney or
labor negotiator regarding
the handling of a specific legal matter or pending labor
negotiations. Only those voting members
of the Assembly and such other persons shall attend the executive
session, as the presiding
officer shall deem necessary.
meets regularly twice a month to review all ordinances with a
nature after their first reading by the Assembly. The Finance
Committee may make recommendations
on the ordinances. The Finance Committee has the authority to award
modifications or change orders greater when the amount exceeds one
hundred thousand dollars
($100,000). The Finance Committee also makes recommendation(s) to
the assembly on the
proposed fiscal year budget appropriation ordinance.
meets regularly twice a month to review all nonfinancial ordinances
after their first reading by the Assembly and resolutions as the
presiding officer deems necessary.
The Committee of the Whole may make recommendations.
scheduled for review of a subject in greater depth than is possible
a regular meeting. No voting or public comment takes place, but the
public is welcome to
attend and listen.