What is the difference between an ordinance and a resolution?

Ordinances govern people or property and provide penalties. Ordinances adopted by the City become part of the Code of Ordinances and are available for viewing on the website or at city hall.

Resolutions are for matters of temporary, routine, or administrative nature.

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1. Are council and commission meetings open to the public?
2. Can members of the audience speak at meetings?
3. What is the difference between an ordinance and a resolution?
4. What is Oakdale's governmental structure?
5. What are consensus motions on City Council agendas?