Rules for Public Participation at all Borough Meetings

At the regular December 3, 2018 meeting of Borough Council, Council adopted the following Code of Conduct for public participation at all Borough meetings.  They became effective immediately:    1.   Management of meetings will be under the direction of the presiding member of Borough Council. Any comments made by the public during the meeting will be for the benefit of Borough Council. 2.   Persons to Be Heard shall be limited to three (3) to five (5) minutes per individual. Any additional time to make comments shall be at the discretion of the presiding member of Borough Council. 3.   Public Participation shall be limited to one (1) to two (2) minutes per individual. Any additional time to make comments shall be at the discretion of the presiding member of Borough Council. 4.   Management of public participation, including public comments, shall be within the discretion and under the direction and control of the presiding member of Borough Council in accordance with the terms of this code. 5.   Public comment shall be made only by residents or taxpayers of the Borough of Mount Pocono. Said participants must be recognized by the presiding officer and must preface their comments by an announcement of their . . . .

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