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File #: 18-4974    Version: 1 Name: Public Appearance
Type: Public Appearance Status: Public Appearance
File created: 10/1/2018 In control: Clerk to the Board
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action:
Title: : Public Appearance
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Public Appearance

Hear from citizens desiring to speak on items not appearing on the agenda:

Rev. Rickey Woods Topic: Color of Law Community Book Read
"Myers Park United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church West and OneMeck Affordable Housing Group is hosting the Color of Law Community Book Read. We would like to invite our County Commissioners to read the Book and present them with a copy."

Staff Contact: Janice S. Paige, Clerk to the Board

Presentation: No

Public Appearance is the time during the Board's Regular meeting that citizens are allowed to speak on matters not appearing on the agenda.

Members of the public who appear during the public appearance portion of a regular meeting may discuss any matter within the jurisdic­tion of the Board of Commissioners except for the following types of matters:
a) a matter which appears on the agenda of that meeting of the Board;
b) a matter which concerns the candidacy of any person for public office, including the candidacy of the person appearing before the Board;
c) a request that the Board consider funding a certain program or activity, either from the current budget, or by inclusion in a future budget (such requests would be made at the Board’s annual budget public hearing).
The time limit for speaking is three (3) minutes, unless there are four (4) or more speakers who wish to speak concerning the same matter, in which case, all persons wishing to speak on the same matter will be considered a group and given a total of ten (10) minutes. The Board reserves the right to alter these rules on a case by case basis as necessary for the efficient and effective conduct of business.

Members of the Board will not engage in dialogue with public appearance speakers. Comments will be received and followed up on as applicable by County staff and/or members of the Board.

Handouts and/or tokens shall be given to the Clerk for distribution to the Board at...

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