As soon as the meeting opened on August 6, Mayor Fisona announced new rules governing citizen input at the one session a month where the public is allowed to comment. Mayor Fisona said members of the public were going to be required to sign in if they wanted to talk, comments were limited to five minutes, and no exchanges between officials and the public would be allowed. Commissioner Storke once again strongly objected and Commissioner Givens asked questions about the change.
But rather than have Someone Noticed summarize this exchange, listen to them in their own words by clicking below. It is unclear as to whether they implemented these practices since they were not followed when it came time for the taxpayers to speak.