Town of Paonia
Board of Trustees Special Meeting
Thursday, April 02, 2020 at 6:30 PM
(Meeting will not be held at the Town Hall)
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EXPLANATION OF PUBLIC COMMENT
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Each agenda item will be presented as follows:
- Introduction of agenda item
- Board discussion
- Public comment
- Board decision
Approval of Agenda
- Test & Discussion of Electronic Meeting Procedure
- Ordinance 2020-03 Modifications to Mayor Duties – Specific to Including Mayor in Establishing a Quorum
- Town Attorney Opinion Regarding What Constitutes a 2/3 Majority Vote of the Board of Trustees
MEETING PROTOCOL AND STANDARDS OF CONDUCT
Some Info You Need to Know
ALL votes will be taken by roll call vote.
Do not use the Q&A or Chat features available in the webinar. These are part of the public record. The
Mayor (or chair of the meeting) will recognize and public comment or questions in open to allow for a
response if needed.
Use the Raise Hand feature in the lower bottom right corner of the meeting screen to be recognized by the
No participant in any meeting will be permitted to make belligerent, accusatory, impertinent, slanderous, threatening, abusive, or disparaging comments.
Public comment is encouraged and will be listed as an agenda item and offered during discussion of each agenda item at every regular Board meeting.
Each individual wishing to be heard during the public comment period will be given up to three (3) minutes to make a comment.
The public comment period will not be used to make political endorsements or for political campaign purposes.
Questions from the Board will be for clarification purposes only. Public comment will not be used as a time for problem solving or reacting to comments made but, rather, for listening to the comments of citizens without taking any formal action.
The Board may direct the Town Administrator or other staff member to provide information requested by a speaker during the public comment period.
Speakers are not allowed to make belligerent, accusatory, impertinent, slanderous, threatening, abusive, or disparaging comments.
The Mayor may call for order when sidebar conversations occur in the audience. Those conversations are distracting from the Board addressing the topics at hand.
Members of the public who do not follow proper conduct after a warning in a public meeting may be barred from further participation at that meeting or removed from the Board Meeting pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes.