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Procedure
The Council shall keep a record of its proceedings and shall be judge of the qualification and election of its own members.  The Council may determine its own rules of procedure and punish members for misconduct.  The meetings of the Council shall be open to the public.  The Council shall act only by ordinance, order or resolve; and all ordinances, orders and resolves except resolves making appropriations, shall be confined to one subject which shall be clearly expressed in the title.  The appropriation resolves shall be confined to the subject of appropriations.  No ordinance and no appropriation resolve shall be passed until it has been read on two separate days, has been dispensed with by the affirmative vote of at least five members of the Council.  The yeas and  nays shall be taken on the passage of all ordinances and entered on the record of the proceedings of the Council by the Clerk.  The yeas and nays shall be  recorded on the passage of any order or resolve when shall be  recorded on the passage of any order or resolve when called for by any member of the Council.   Every ordinance shall require on final passage, the affirmative vote of at least five members of the Council.  Every ordinance, before final passage, shall be posted, marked "Proposed Ordinance," at the City Hall and shall take effect and be in full force 30 days from and after it shall have received final passage by the City Council.  Within 15 days after final passage said ordinance shall be published in one or more of the newspapers circulated in Gardiner.  

No order or resolve shall take effect until 10 days after its passage except that the City Council may, by the affirmative vote of at least five members pass emergency orders or resolves to take effect at the time indicated therein out such emergency orders or resolves shall contain a section in which the emergency is set forth and defined.

 
 
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