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Palo Alto Weekly

News - February 1, 2013

Palo Alto council looks to swear in new members earlier

Two councilmen warn of 'legal and practical problems' under current system

by Gennady Sheyner

Seeking to solve what they call "legal and practical problems," two members of the Palo Alto City Council are urging their colleagues to be more expedient in swearing in newly elected members.

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Posted by Angie Taylor
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 31, 2013 at 10:35 am

Why doesn't the city council reorganize in December? San Mateo County cities all do it at their December meeting. Seems silly to wait until January.


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Posted by Wayne Martin
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:01 pm

What about the so-called "Emergency Council"? They are permanently assigned, and would be available if needed. Shouldn't Klein/Schmidt consider their existence as a part of the "emergency scenario"?