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RESOLUTION NO. 1 (I3� <br />A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING POLICY GOVERNING <br />CITY TESTIMONY AND FUNDING REQUESTS. AND <br />REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 2625 ADOPTED <br />FEBRUARY 28, 1977. <br />The City Council of the City of Eugene finds that: <br />1. Under the Eugene Charter, it is the exclusive role of <br />the City Council to set legislative policy for the City. <br />2. Testimony by City representatives before the Federal <br />government, the Legislative Assembly of the State of Oregon or <br />its committees, State agencies as defined in ORS 291.002(7), or <br />before municipal corporations as defined by ORS 294.311(19) is <br />regarded as the assertion of City policy. As used herein, in <br />addition to the Congress of the United States, references to <br />"Federal government" includes all committees, commissions, <br />departments, agencies, bureaus, and other governmental divisions <br />or instrumentalities of the United States. <br />3. Requests for funding from these entities and from <br />private foundations also constitutes the assertion of City <br />policy. As used herein, "private foundations" means tax- exempt <br />organizations which provide funds or services for the <br />implementation of City of Eugene policy. <br />4. Officers, employees and agents of the City, the Mayor, <br />and members of the Council. or the City's boards and commissions <br />often desire to testify before or submit funding applications to <br />these entities. <br />S. The Council has determined that City policy should be <br />spoken with one voice and adopted Resolution No. 2625 on February <br />28, 1977 governing such testimony. Resolution No. 2625 should be <br />repealed and the provisions hereinafter set forth established as <br />City policy governing testimony before these bodies and <br />submission of funding requests. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, <br />BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EUGENE, a <br />Municipal Corporation of the State of Oregon, as follows: <br />Section 1. Based upon the above findings, which adopted <br />herein, Resolution No. 2625, adopted by the Council on February <br />28, 1977, and any other Resolution in conflict herewith are <br />hereby repealed, and City policy governing testimony and funding <br />requests is established as hereinafter set forth. <br />Section 2. Any employee or agent of the City, the Mayor. or <br />Resolution - 1 <br />