Council votes out of committee some changes to its operating rules

Following up last week’s discussion of some proposed changes to the City Council’s rules and operating procedures, this afternoon in a four-hour marathon session the Council’s governance committee deliberated on fifteen additional amendments and advanced the new rules on to the full Council for final adoption next Monday. It was a mixed bag: some minor technical amendments, three substantial changes (with two IOUs for future work), and a handful of failed attempts to address well-known annoyances.

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