Prohibited Activites

Activity Prohibited in City Council Chamber and that portion of City Hall which is visible from City Council Chambers

Signs and placards are prohibited in city council chamber. Any person who brings a sign or placard into city hall which can be seen from city council chamber or who displays a sign or placard from the audience area of the council chamber shall be ordered to remove it by the presiding officer. Should any person in possession of a sign or placard fail to remove it upon an order by the presiding officer, the presiding officer is authorized to direct the city manager to cause the sergeant-at-arms or a police officer of the city to remove any such person from the city hall and a police officer may issue such person a citation for a violation of statute or ordinance if applicable.

Any activity which interferes with the orderly operation of the public business during a city council meeting shall be prohibited. The presiding officer shall have the discretion to determine prohibited conduct and in the event any person(s) interrupt the business of the city council or cause a disorder, the presiding officer may require such person(s) to immediately cease the offensive behavior and/or to leave the meeting. Should such person(s) fail to immediately comply with such direction(s), the presiding officer shall direct the city manager to have the sergeant-at-arms or a police officer of the city remove the individual from the city council chamber or that portion of city hall which can be seen from the city council chamber hall and to issue a citation if the sergeant-at-arms or a police officer of the city believe that a statute or ordinance has been violated.

If you plan on attending a city council meeting, it is always a good idea to check with the City Clerk's Office on either Friday or Monday prior to the meeting to make sure the schedule has not changed. You can reach the City Clerk's office at 720-898-7550.