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ORDINANCE 2020 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AMENDING CHAPTERS 1 AND 2 OF <br />THE TOWN CODE TO IMPROVE AND CLARIFY TOWN PROCEDURES <br />AND ALLOW MISDEMEANOR PROSECUTION IN CERTAIN INSTANCES <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br />SECTION I <br />"Delegation of authority" as defined in Section 1.10.015 is amended to read as follows: <br />Delegation of authority. Whenever a provision appears that requires or allows an officer <br />of the Town to do some act or make certain inspections, it is to be construed to authorize the officer <br />to designate, delegate, and authorize subordinates to perform the act or make the inspection unless <br />the terms of the provision or section provide otherwise. <br />SECTION II <br />"Shall, may" as defined in Section 1.10.015 is amended to read as follows: <br />Shall, may. The word "shall" is mandatory, and the word "may" is permissive. However, <br />the use of "shall" in connection with a direction to any public officer or employee is not intended <br />to nor shall it be construed to impose upon the officer or employee a mandatory duty as defined <br />in the California Tort Claims Act to give rise to liability to a third party, but is intended instead <br />as direction and policy from the Town Council. <br />SECTION III <br />Section 1.10.025(b) is amended to read as follows: <br />(b) Unless otherwise provided in the repealing ordinance, the repeal of an ordinance shall <br />not affect any punishment or penalty incurred before the repeal took effect, nor any suit, <br />