A resolution is an expression of the will of the council. Resolutions are used to state the council’s opinion on various matters—for example, supporting or opposing legislation pending at the State Capitol. Resolutions usually affect items of a temporary or administrative nature, such as entering into contracts, approving large purchases or entering into agreements with other governmental units. A resolution is the official expression of the council and may be adopted by the council at one reading, as long as it is not general or permanent in nature. A.C.A. § 14-55-202.