The Board of Estimate and Contract consists of the Mayor, Treasurer, Corporation Counsel, Commissioner of Public Works, and President of the Common Council. All board members shall maintain a continuous residency in the city of Rome during his or her membership in said body. The members of the board shall meet on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m., or upon the call of the Mayor, or as directed by the board. Except as authorized by the Mayor on good cause shown, no item shall be presented to the board for a vote at a regularly scheduled meeting unless said item has been on the agenda for not less than three (3) days prior to the regularly scheduled meeting. Any item on the agenda less than three (3) days prior to the regularly scheduled meeting, which is on the agenda upon the authorization of the Mayor, may only be acted upon (approved, rejected or tabled) after a motion is made to consider same is approved by a majority of the board. Any such item not receiving the majority consent of the board to be considered shall be included as a properly presented item for the next regularly scheduled meeting. The Mayor shall be the president of the board and the City Clerk shall act as clerk thereof. The City Clerk shall keep a journal of all the proceedings of the board.
All members of the public that wish to comment on a particular agenda item at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Estimate and Contract should do so utilizing the public submission form below no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day prior to the meeting. All comments received will be read into the public record during the public comment portion of the meeting.
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Audio file from January 26, 2023 Meeting:
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