More Details About Reports to the City Council

Reports to the City Council are significant City government documents that transmit information and recommendations to the City Council or to City Council standing committees. The reports are issued by City staff in response to an informational request by Council or a committee of the Council; or to a pending Council or committee discussion and/or action; or, when material transmitted is of general interest to all members of the City Council and to the public.

There are two types of Reports to the City Council issued:

Information Reports

Information reports make no specific recommendations. The report can be addressed to a particular City Council docket or a standing committee if the staff wishes to transmit information to those bodies or if the Council or committee has requested further information on a project or issue.

Action Reports

The primary purpose of this report is to transmit to the City Council pertinent information, recommendations, alternative courses of action, and the business and fiscal impacts. The report contains information necessary for the City Council’s discussion on the requested action.

Note: This site includes reports issued after September, 2000. Reports issued prior to January 1, 2006 are labeled as City Manager Reports. Reports issued after January 1, 2006 are labeled as Reports to the City Council. The electronic version may differ slightly from the official printed version. Attachments available in electronic format are included. Official printed reports are available from the City Clerk’s Office, 202 C Street, on the 2nd floor of the City Administration.

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