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3.123.090 By-Laws.

A.  The Board shall adopt by-laws to govern its procedures within the purposes of this Chapter that shall not conflict with any portion of this Chapter and which are subject to the prior review and approval of the Mayor, with approval as to legal sufficiency by the City Attorney.  These by-laws shall include specifications concerning selection and tenure of standing committee chairs, division of responsibilities, attendance policies, meeting schedules, as well as communications between the Board and City agencies, the media and the general public, and any other appropriate matters.  As an initial action, the PUB will establish operating procedures that define expectations for member participation and roles and address transparency in its deliberations, public information and participation, and equity.

B.  The by-laws shall specify procedures for public testimony, including opportunities for public comments at each Board meeting.