What is a Directive?

In the context of a city council, directives refer to instructions or orders issued by the council to city officials, staff, or departments regarding specific actions, policies, or initiatives. These directives can come in various forms, such as resolutions, ordinances, or formal motions passed by the council during meetings.

Policy directives, for example, are the instructions to city departments or agencies to implement or revise policies related to various issues such as housing, transportation, public safety, or environmental protection.

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