Meadville Tribune

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February 22, 2013

Commissioners' meeting participation proposals draw ire

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MEADVILLE — Among the proposed public participation guidelines up for consideration at the twice-monthly Crawford County Board of Commissioners public meetings are:

- Each person will be limited to five minutes, but the time may be waived by the chairman.

- No person may speak more than once on the same topic during the meeting.

- Public participation will be limited to 30 minutes total.

- Commissioners retain the right to refuse permission to any individual to speak at a regular meeting to address the same subject matter discussed at a previous meeting.

The full text of the proposed guidelines is posted at meadvilletribune.com.

Written comments about Crawford County Board of Commissioners’ proposed public comment policy may be delivered to the county commissioners’ office at the county courthouse, 903 Diamond Park, Meadville, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; mailed to Crawford County Board of Commissioners, 903 Diamond Park, Meadville, Pa., 16335; or emailed to Cheri Porter-Jackson, chief clerk of Crawford County at cporter-jackson@co.crawford.pa.us

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