Fact Finding Commission

PURPOSE:

The Fact Finding Commission shall assist the City Council in the investigation, collection, assessment, and analysis of any issue referred to the Commission where facts are in dispute or are unknown.  It shall establish facts and issue findings to the City Council.  Matters shall be referred to the Commission as the City Council and Mayor deem appropriate; and when so referred, shall be referred by motion with a description of the scope and issues requiring factual determination.  The Factfinding Commission shall have the power to administer oaths, subpoena witnesses and compel the production of books, papers, and other relevant evidence.  The Commission shall request the Mayor to issue subpoenas as required.

MEETINGS:

Meetings are called when the subject matter warrants. The chairman is authorized to call meetings, or a majority of the members may require that a meeting be called.  All meetings shall be open to the public, except that closed meetings may be held as provided by law.  A majority of the Commission shall constitute a quorum; three affirmative votes shall be necessary to carry any question.  Minutes shall be kept as a permanent record of all meetings and shall be filed in the Office of the City Clerk.  Please contact the City Clerk’s Office for specific meeting dates and times.

Member Information

FGC 2-396 through 2-400

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