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City Hall
160 S Main
Farmington, Utah 84025
801-451-2383

 

 

City Government

Governing Body.

            The governing body of Farmington City shall be a six-member council form of government consisting of six (6) members, one of whom shall be the Mayor and five (5) of whom shall be Council Members, which council is hereinafter referred to as the "City Council."

 

Powers and Duties.

            The City Council is the legislative body of the City and shall exercise the legislative powers and perform the legislative duties and functions of the City and may perform such other functions as may be specifically provided or necessarily implied by law.  The City Council may also exercise any executive or administrative power and perform or supervise the performance of any executive or administrative duty or function that has not been given to the Mayor in accordance with and subject to the provisions set forth in Utah Code Ann. § 10-3b-303, as amended.

 

Meetings.

Regular Meetings.  The City Council shall hold regular meetings to conduct the business of the City at least once each month and shall prescribe by ordinance the time and place for holding its regular meetings.  In general, regular meetings of the City Council shall be held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the offices of Farmington City, 160 South Main Street, Farmington, Utah.  The City Council shall prepare and provide notice of its annual meeting schedule in accordance with Section 2-01-050. 

Special Meetings.  If at any time the business of the City requires a special meeting of the City Council, such a special meeting may be ordered by the Mayor or any two Council Members.  Notice of the special meeting shall be provided in accordance with the provisions of the Utah Open and Public Meetings Act and Utah Code Ann. § 10-3-502, as amended.  The order of the special meeting shall be entered into the minutes of the City Council. 

Closed Meetings.  The affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of the City Council present at an open meeting for which notice is given and a quorum is present may call a closed meeting to discuss certain items as provided under Utah Code Ann. § 52-4-205, as amended.  The reason or reasons for holding a closed meeting and the vote, by name, of each member of the City Council, either for or against the motion to hold the closed meeting, shall be entered on the minutes of the meeting.  No ordinance, resolution, rule, regulation, contract, or appointment shall be approved at a closed meeting.

Electronic Meetings.  The City Council may convene and conduct an electronic meeting in accordance with the provisions of Utah Code Ann. § 52-4-207, as amended.  The City Council shall establish and adopt written rules and procedures governing such electronic meetings.