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Title:An Ordinance of the City of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Eliminating the Requirement for a Public Hearing When Amending the City's Personnel Policies
Summary:It is no longer necessary to hold a public hearing when amending the City’s Personnel Policies because amendments can only be changed by the City Commission in a duly called public meeting, and amendments are required in writing through adoption of a resolution or, in some cases, an ordinance.
Original Author:Hardy, Pat
Co-Author:
Product Create Date:04/08/2014
Last Reviewed on::04/09/2014
Subject:City council--Procedure; Meetings--Planning and management; Personnel--Administration; Personnel--Municipal ordinances; Open meetings--Laws and regulations
Type:Ordinance
Original Document: Pigeon Forge personnel policies amendment ordinance.pdfPigeon Forge personnel policies amendment ordinance.pdf

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Text of Document: ORDINANCE NO.

AN ORDINANCE of the City of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, eliminating the requirement for a public hearing when amending the City’s Personnel Policies

WHEREAS the City of Pigeon Forge has adopted a set of Personnel Polices; and,

WHEREAS such Policies need to be amended from time to time; and,

WHEREAS it is no longer necessary to hold a public hearing when amending the City’s Personnel Policies because amendments can only be changed by the City Commission in a duly called public meeting, and amendments are required in writing through adoption of a resolution or in some cases an ordinance;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PIGEON FORGE, TENNESSEE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Chapter 5, Section 4-508 of the Municipal Code of the City of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is hereby amended by deleting the words “…public hearing and” from the last sentence of the section. The section will then read,
    Amendments or revisions of these rules may be recommended for adoption by the city manager. Such amendments or revisions of these rules shall become effective after approval by the city commission.

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its final passage, the public welfare requiring it.
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            Mayor

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            City Manager

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