Town of Athens, NY
Greene County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Athens as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-28-1998]
No additional matters are to be considered until each matter on the prepared agenda has been acted on by the Town Board.
No member of the public shall engage in any demonstration, booing or handclapping or otherwise disrupt the formality of a Town Board meeting.
No member of the public shall be permitted to address the Town Board unless recognized by the Supervisor. In no event may any such person speak on one occasion for more than five minutes.
Any persons speaking to the Town Board with the consent of the Supervisor shall address their remarks to the Town Board, not to other members of the audience in the form of a debate.
Any persons recognized by the Supervisor shall give their name and address and the nature of their business briefly.
No such person has the right to demand an answer to a specific question from a member of the Board. All such questions shall be directed to the Supervisor, who may answer them or refer the questions to the Attorney for the town or to a Town Board member.
A time shall be allotted for public input after all items on the agenda have been addressed.
Anyone wishing to be placed on the agenda to address the Town Board on a particular issue shall contact the Town Clerk at least three days prior to the meeting, giving his or her name, address and the topic he or she would like to discuss with the Board.