Agenda for a Regular Scheduled City Council
Meeting held at Conrad City Hall
tuesday, OCTOBER 22, 2019
5:30 P.M. Claim Signing.
6:00 P.M. Call meeting to order.
Roll Call & Pledge of Allegiance.
Read & approve minutes of the October 8, 2019 regular meeting.
Items for Discussion and/or Action
1. Action on claims.
2. Action on any water contracts.
3. Public comment (no action taken).
4. Discussion/Action on Finance Officer Fowler’s September 2019 Finance Report, J.V. and
R.V. Reports, Combined Balance Sheet and the Pledged Security Report.
5. PWD Zimbelman’s September monthly report.
6. Quarterly reports from City Court, Port Authority and Library.
7. Discussion/Action on request from Brad Huffman regarding late fee.
8. Discussion on Triple Tree presentation.
9. Discussion on Bob Worthington Award.
10. Discussion/Action on closing of City Departments 11/29/19 and 12/24/19.
11. Discussion/Action on TSEP Contract acceptance.
12. Discussion/Action on Resolution for Emergency Declaration.
13. Discussion/Action on additional emergency requests.
14. Executive session if necessary.
15. Any other business to come before the Council.
16. Items to appear on the next agenda.
17. Meeting adjourned.
A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A FIVE MINUTE TIME LIMIT FOR PERSONS ADDRESSING THE CITY COUNCIL DURING THE PUBLIC COMMENT (PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS) PERIOD; PROHIBITING VULGAR, PROFANE, OR IMPERTINENT SPEECH; PROHIBITING RACIST, DISCRIMINATORY AND INCITINGLY VIOLENT SPEECH; AND ALSO LIMITING SPEECH TO MATTERS OF SIGNIFICANT INTEREST TO THE PUBLIC WITHIN THE CITY COUNCIL JURISDICTION.
WHEREAS, it is deemed necessary to maintain the proper decorum of City Council meetings to ensure a safe and orderly forum for public participation; and,
WHEREAS, the City Council Agenda provides a period for "Public Comment"(Petitions and Communications) to allow the public participation by any and all members of the public on any matter of significant interest to the public within the scope of the jurisdiction of the City Council; and,
WHEREAS, proper decorum for City Council meetings requires management of the time, place and manner of public participation while guaranteeing the content-neutrality of such regulations by: 1) establishing a reasonable time limit of five minutes for all persons speaking during the "Public Comment" (Petitions and Communications) period of the Agenda; 2) prohibiting the use of vulgar, profane or impertinent speech; 3) prohibiting racist, discriminatory and incitingly violent speech; and, 4) limiting the "Public Comment" (Petitions and Communications) period to matters of significant public interest within City Council jurisdiction.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CONRAD, MONTANA, AS FOLLOWS:
1. That each person speaking during the "Public Comment" (Petitions and Communications) period of the City Council Agenda shall be limited to five minutes unless specifically authorized to exceed such limit by the Mayor with the concurrence of the City Council; and,
2. That the use of vulgar, profane or impertinent speech is prohibited at City Council meetings; and,
3. That the use of racist, discriminatory and incitingly violent speech is prohibited at City Council meetings; and
4. That the "Public Comment" (Petitions and Communications) period shall be limited to matters of significant interest to the public and that are within the scope of the jurisdiction of the City Council.
PASSED BY THE CITY OF CONRAD COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR THIS 215t DAY OF MARCH,.2011.
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