A formal declaration of the council’s stance or intention on a particular matter.Resolutions are an integral part of the decision-making process in local government and are used to address a wide range of issues, from policy changes to community concerns.Here are a few types of resolutions:
Legislate Resolutions: These resolutions address matters related to lawmaking, such as the adoption of a new ordinance or to existing ones.
Policy Resolution: These resolutions express the council’s policy decisions on specific issues, guiding future actions and decisions.
Commendatory Resolutions: These resolutions express appreciation or recognition for individuals, organizations, or events.
Proclamations: These are formal announcements that officially support or endorse certain initiatives, causes, or community events.
It’s important to note the specific steps and procedures for passing a resolution can vary based on the rules, practices, and bylaws of each council.