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Ann Arbor Council Adopts New Rules

A new set of internal rules has finally been approved by the Ann Arbor city council, three months after they were first presented for consideration. Among the substantive changes that survived that three-month delay included the following: adding an opportunity for public commentary to work sessions; changing the order of the agenda to move nominations and appointments for boards and commissions to a slot earlier in the meeting; and prohibiting the use of personal electronic communications devices while at the council table.

The council’s adoption of the rules changes came at its Sept. 16, 2013 meeting.

A revision to the rules was first presented to the council on June 17, 2013. However, a vote was postponed at that meeting. The revisions … [Full Story]