That has always been my understanding. It is why agenda reports are always made available late on Friday. That gets the information out there in time to meet what is supposed to be a rather serious legal consideration. So let me ask you a question, does the following agenda report meet that qualification? Can you really put out an agenda report that does not contain the information that is the reason it was actually created in the first place? Seems like that might be something of a problem.
This is what we are talking about (link):
All well and good I guess. And the obligation to meet this timely requirement, which again is required by State of California law, is then noted this way:
So where is this attached argument, the one all of the above sets us up for? What rationale is the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem providing for the people who are then going to be asked to vote themselves a tax hike? Apparently it is not quite ready because what we get, and in really big letters no less, is this:
Is that legal? Can the main thrust of an agenda item be provided on the day of the actual City Council meeting in question? Is the above even a legitimate agenda report?
I can't recall having seen anything quite like this before.