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This Week at City Hall: June 2

The agenda is very light due to the Memorial Day holiday. In a special Thursday meeting, City Council will discuss initiating the search for a new city manager during a closed session, and on Wednesday, staff will recommend changes to some city council procedures.

Afternoon shot of City Hall
The Raincross Gazette

City Council (Special Meeting)

Item 2: Recruitment of new city manager

On Thursday, June 2, the council will discuss in a closed session whether to initiate a search for a new city manager to replace the current city manager, Al Zelinka, who will leave the position on June 3.

Board of Ethics

Items 3, 4 and 5: Code of ethics and complaint procedures

In these items, the assistant city attorney will present training materials to the board of ethics members on the board’s own code of ethics and complaint procedures; discuss situations in which outside counsel is retained to advise board members instead of the city attorney, and compare Riverside’s ethics codes and complaint procedures with those of other cities.

Inclusiveness, Community Engagement and Governmental Processes Committee

Item 2: Revision of City Council procedures

Staff will provide a summary of recommendations to the committee about the city council’s rules of procedure and order of business, the preparation and distribution of packet materials, the public comment process, and a revised review schedule. The presentation is scheduled to last approximately 20 minutes.

Item 3: Revised procedure for city board vacancies  

The committee will hear recommendations from staff about revising how the city currently handles vacancies on different city boards, including the Community Police Review Commission, Board of Ethics, Planning Commission and the Board of Public Utilities.