Are council meeting open to the public?
All regularly scheduled council meetings are open to the public and the media. All action taken by the city council is taken at public meetings. The city council is authorized to hold closed meetings whenever necessary to discuss legal and personnel matters, or other items not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. These meetings are not open to the public or media, but city council may not vote on any issue in these sessions.

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1. How does the public have a voice in City Council meetings?
2. What are public hearings?
3. How can the public serve on council-appointed boards and commissions?
4. How do you find out what’s coming up on the agenda?
5. What is the order of the agenda?
6. Are council meeting open to the public?
7. How is an amendment handled?
8. When are meetings held?