News articles on Robert's Rules of Order and parliamentary procedure appear below, with most recent articles appearing first.
|Gardiner City Council drafts goal to make city asylum community|
|Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel|
... who reviewed good practices in conducting public meetings and held a mini-course on Robert's Rules of Order, a guide to parliamentary procedure.
|Ombudsman finds Sherwood councillor was in conflict of interest, asks RM to vote on his dismissal|
... the room, (Probe and Repetski) focused the council's discussion on whether the motion was properly before council under Robert's Rules of Order.
|BUSINESS BOOKSHELF: Robert's Rules for Dummies gets the job done|
Robert's Rules of Order is pretty dry reading. My copies were both old, so while I was in the bookstore recently, I bought Robert's Rules of Order, Newly ...
|Experts find Sauk County Board debate rule confusing|
Disagreement over a Sauk County Board rule that involves closing off ... Slaughter is an expert on Roberts Rules of Order, a guidebook to meeting ...
|Student Senate prepares for new speaker, senators|
|The Daily Eastern News|
Young said Robert's Rules of Order were established so people will not repeat each other's comments, to prevent people from talking over one ...
|With a new BOE, promises for the public in Belleville|
“If you had to go to work in a cold environment, with rules changing every day, ... We need to know Robert's Rules of Order and parliamentary law.
|Council swears in new members, reimburses CN|
|Lake County News Chronicle|
By voting down the resolution, the council will continue to follow Robert's Rules of Order. According to City Administrator Dan Walker, the new rules ...
|Kimble keeps school board president title after all|
“What it sounds like to you is not a rule,” Hunter said. ... Robert's Rules – or Robert's Rules of Order – are the meeting procedures most public ...
|Victoria council begins year on testy note|
|SW News Media|
Several organizational items were approved after a lengthy discussion about how to follow Robert's Rules of Order — the guide to how meetings ...
|School board gridlock: Trustees fail to elect chair|
The board then adopted the meeting dates for 2017, and the 11th edition of Robert's Rules as rules of order. With tensions running high, a motion to ...
|Iowa Board of Regents will not vote publicly to reverse meeting change|
|The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines|
Regent policy states the board shall conduct its meetings according to Robert's Rules of Order, meeting structure guidelines commonly used by ...
|NDSU Extension strengthens programming to meet citizen needs|
“One of the key components of civic involvement is a basic understanding of parliamentary procedure,” says Joel Lemer, an Extension agent for Foster ...
|Ranked Choice Voting: An Easy Solution to Fix Our Broken Elections|
In conflict with the spirit of the Constitution, our electoral rules punish ... With recommendations by procedural guides like Robert's Rules of Order, RCV ...
|Haven Commission to discuss personnel items at workshop|
That, according to Murphy, is because the city also had adopted Robert's Rules of Order, which would have required the commission to vote 4-1 to ...
|SV council plans to revote on $396000 water plant renovations|
|LaSalle News Tribune|
City attorney Jim Andreoni said that Robert's Rules of Order states that the motion to table should have been voted on first. However, Bogacz said the ...
|New county commissioners, new rules|
|Conway Daily Sun|
OSSIPEE — There will now be order at Carroll County Commission meetings — Robert's Rules of Order, that is, thanks to newly sworn-in county ...
|Diversion group changes open meeting rules|
|Silver City Daily Press and Independent|
Robert's Rules of Order is a guide to conducting meetings through which decisions should best be made as a group. It has set the standard by which ...
|Norwich City Council could reconsider $2.9 million water meter upgrade|
The council operates under Robert's Rules of Order, and there was some question about whether the council could reconsider the ordinance under ...
|Former Mayoral Candidate Served with Protective Order Following Disorderly Conduct Arrest|
McCallister disputed an interpretation of Robert's Rules of Order that required an item to be addressed by the end of the meeting unless a date certain ...
|When Residents Take Ownership, A Mobile Home Community Thrives|
ROC USA's contract with the residents requires them to get technical assistance, such as how to run a meeting using Robert's Rules of Order or how to ...
|The year that was in Jerome|
However, incoming Mayor Vander Horst joined other municipalities in invoking Robert's Rules of Order, requiring the public to identify themselves and ...
|China Planning Board to take second look at plan to convert barn to wedding venue|
|Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel|
It is not exactly clear from the minutes how that decision was made or if the board was following Robert's Rules of Order, which says that a tie vote is a ...
|Panel chooses to let pay raises for mayor and appointees stand|
But, during the meeting, the panel twice failed to take a vote on the salary increases, caught up in confusion related to Robert's Rules of Order and ...
|Is a vote of “No Confidence” right for our group?|
|Michigan State University Extension|
The term “vote of no confidence” is not used or defined anywhere in Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised 11th Ed., and there is no mention of any ...
|Sauk County Board to seek outside opinion on meeting rule|
|Reedsburg Times Press|
“There were violations of county board rules and violations of Roberts Rules (of Order),” Kriegl said. “And all that it accomplished was that we spent ...
|What is parliamentary procedure?|
|Michigan State University Extension|
According to the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP), parliamentary procedure refers to the rules of democracy. This is the commonly ...
|10 great American churches and religious sites|
Built in 1829, it was the home church of Henry Robert, an army engineer who developed the famous Robert's Rules of Order when he was ...
|Waunakee school board vote means no phy ed waiver for now|
Discussions afterward pointed out that Robert's Rules of Order allows for failed motions to be brought up again, but only by a member of the board ...
|How many votes to get a city budget? Ask Shreveport|
After several more votes to comply with Robert's Rules of Order, the council reversed its previous decision to cut the MPC budget and voted to both ...
|County board to approve 4 sets of meeting minutes|
|Kane County Chronicle|
McMahon's letter refers to Robert's Rules of Order, which the board has adopted, that permits board members “to overrule a decision of the chair by ...
|5 things to know from city council|
|Alexandria Echo Press|
Another amendment that failed would allow the council to follow the current version of Robert's Rules of Order for meetings or alternate rules of ...
|Councilor looks to formalize 'four-vote' rule|
|Barre Montpelier Times Argus|
And he didn't find it in Robert's Rules of Order, which — by ordinance — govern the conduct of council meetings absent some other locally approved ...
|CCSC votes to install free tampons, pads in bathrooms across campus|
|CU Columbia Spectator|
This led the council to a lengthy discussion about Robert's Rules of Order, a universally-recognized set of procedures typically used by CCSC to ...
|League City mayor says he will seek to oust Rohr|
She said that under Robert's Rules of Order, if Hallisey spoke in frustration because of an issue and not as a personal insult to the women, there was ...
|Augusta City Council to consider rules for meeting conduct|
|Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel|
AUGUSTA — At-Large Councilor Dale McCormick is proposing to require the council to follow Robert's Rules of Order during meetings, so everyone ...
|ZAP approves Robert's Rules training|
A resolution to provide city staff and assistant city attorneys with training on Robert's Rules of Order – and to make that training available to all ...
|Emotions run high as contentious new rule passes in Cambridge|
He is referring to Robert's Rules of Order, a set of rules for meetings. Many municipalities use it as a guideline when a city's procedural bylaw doesn't ...
|Council to discuss rules for conducting meetings today|
|Taft Midway Driller|
... as otherwise provided by these rules,” the city's municipal code, or applicable state law, city council procedures shall be governed by Robert's Rules ...
|Berlin police union sees possible errors in lieutenant's suspension hearing|
According to Robert's Rules of Order, the chairman can only vote to break a tie, and if that were the case, should vote last to avoid influencing other ...
|Joe Adams: Condo directors must stand for reelection|
However, recently, certain owners in our condominium have stated that because we use Robert's Rules of Order, the only time the president may vote ...
|City pays councilman $4500 after he was taken out of meeting in handcuffs|
He should ask the Attorney General if he is conducting rules properly under Roberts Rules of Order. He prematurely asked the police officer to ...
|Alternatives to Robert's Rules|
If you don't like the current edition of Robert's Rules of Order (namely, the 11th edition published in 2011 which is titled “Robert's Rules of Order Newly ...
|Brook Park council approves funds for domestic violence center despite councilman's concerns|
Ward 1 Councilman Tom Troyer and Ward 3 Councilwoman Jan Powers abstained during the final vote, which according to Robert's Rules of Order ...
|HP voters to decide staggered terms for mayor, council|
“You have to learn about open meeting acts, the Freedom of Information Act, Robert's Rules of Order, the way meetings work, budgets, labor ...
|Almost a third of DDSN providers didn't use meds training|
John Scott in response to the DDSN rules, the state Attorney General's ... some rules, such using the small board version of Robert's Rules of Order, ...
|Kendall resigns from town council|
|My Eastern Shore|
... chapters concerning vendor fees, the zoning ordinance, the ethics commission and Robert's Rules of Order — was not being properly followed.
|Alderman complains flags aren't lowered early enough|
|LaSalle News Tribune|
Hall told him he was out of order and asked for a motion to adjourn the ... wearing hats during the meeting was a violation of Robert's Rules of Order.
|Plainfield trustees debate input on policy making|
Racich responded in the video that under Robert's Rules of Order, no one has ever censored or stopped O'Rourke or any board members from ...
|Petition asks to overturn decision to sell alcohol at Kentuck festival|
Logan cited Robert's Rules of Order and explained that to overturn the results of a previous council vote, the measure would have to be introduced, ...
|Former UNI prof's Cedar Falls council protests continue|
|Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier|
Skaine cited Robert's Rules of Order and the U.S. Constitution in maintaining he had a right to hold the floor -- and had a copy of each with him.
|Column: Do we know what a good mayor we have?|
|Fergus Falls Daily Journal|
Leland knows his Robert's Rules of Order. It's refreshing. • He stops people who forget to state their name and address at the podium and asks them ...
|Hobbton track funding denied|
County attorney Joel Starling reviews Robert's Rules of Order, governing ... exchange between commissioners and a recess to review rules of order.
|Planning staff makes recommendations for rule changes|
|So Md News (subscription)|
Hipski said she reviewed the planning commission's rules and procedures, the 11th edition of Roberts Rules of Order and rules and procedures from ...
|You'd think the Sierra Club would back carbon-cutting I-732 — but you'd be wrong|
|The Seattle Times|
But their motion was never recognized by the national Sierra Club, which found that any vote would violate Robert's Rules of Order and the group's ...
|Theodore Decker commentary: Columbus City Council turns its back on protesters|
... Council's chamber did on Monday night, Robert's Rules of Order no longer applies. ... “Again, I respectfully ask that you follow the rules of conduct .
|Student Senate plans for voter registration drives|
|The Daily Eastern News|
The Senate also went over Robert's Rules of Order during their committee reports, so new senators will know how the meetings will work, how to use ...
|Aldermen clash at meeting of city panel|
“My understanding of Robert's Rules of Order is that once there's a motion on the floor, the debate is restricted only to committee members,” Wiser said ...
|OUR OPINION: Repairing trust between boards starts with a conversation|
... benefit from municipal government training focusing on planning and zoning, but including budgeting, public records and Robert's Rules of Order.
|An Uncalled for Question|
I mean, you can search through the 700+ pages of Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised, and you won't find a rule like that. In fact, numerous (much ...
|Interim police chief to see salary bump|
That's what Robert's Rules of Order states that we're supposed to present facts and if we're stating opinions it needs to be stated it's an opinion, and ...
|Public comment: Keeping it civil|
It is against council rules to name a staff member or council member. ... All government agency meetings use "Robert's Rules of Order" to help with ...
|Downtown New Bedford festival to highlight 'immediate' needs of aging churches|
The upcoming capital campaign will include promotion of First Baptist as the birthplace of Robert's Rules of Order, long the gold standard for ...
|Page recommends changes for Newland|
|Avery Journal Times|
Page recommended adopting “Robert's Rules of Order” as the standard rules governing the board's meetings and include an opportunity for public ...
|Huron East votes in favour for the County to review decision in eliminating ACP's|
|Seaforth Huron Expositor|
MacLellan told council the County's policy to the best of his knowledge if this topic is brought back up, is that it must follow the Robert's Rules of Order.
|'I Think It Is Chilling': Board of Ed Rejects Proposed Change to Bylaws Regarding Public ...|
... could adopt a rule saying that new agenda items could be added the same night—Carlson noted that Robert's Rules of Order already allow for that.
|Commissioners appoint Sobel, Burnett to toursim board|
The commissioners follow Robert's Rules of Order, allowing public comment at the beginning of the meeting. The vote to appoint Burnett and Sobel to ...
|Another member resigns from Phenix City Board of Education|
Based on Robert's Rules of Order, the board's vice president, Paul Stamp, was elevated to president and will serve the remainder of president's ...
|Borgioli voted in as new board president|
|Morgan Hill Times|
It took three school board meetings, one challenge of parliamentary procedure and three rounds of voting by the trustees but Morgan Hill Unified ...
|Property owners sue governing board|
|Morganton News Herald|
A June 4 election was not conducted in accordance with the articles of incorporation of the development, Robert's Rules of Order or the North Carolina ...
|Town Council approves Stormwater Facilities Plan|
|Fort Myers Beach Talk|
A disorderly meeting ended with a call to remove Robert's Rules of Order from the Fort Myers Beach Town Council's policy. ? Throughout the meeting ...
|First Student Senate meeting to feature internal reaffirmations|
The four resolutions the body will vote on will be: appointing Hashim Pashtun the Chief Justice of the Judicial Panel, using Robert's Rules of Order ...
|Debate and questions surface after Medical Center decision|
|College Heights Herald|
Higdon said the procedure was based on Robert's Rules of Order in which the board bylaws are based and that a vote would have to be made to ...
|Port Angeles city attorney struggles with definition of profanity|
Port Angeles City Council members on Tuesday approved new rules of .... they typically go by Robert's Rules of Order or some other version of that.
|Food truck workshop leads to another workshop|
|Lovely County Citizen|
Alderman James DeVito invoked Robert's Rules of Order, saying people needed to take turns speaking. The council agreed to do so, moving on to ...
|Rutland Parks Society members elect six new directors and demand president's resignation|
|Kelowna Capital News|
... was, at times, a confused affair where Swarbrick made a point of saying Roberts Rules of Order would be followed but it soon became clear no one ...
|Council passes revised ordinance on meeting procedures|
|Santa Fe New Mexican|
The proposal now says meeting procedures are governed by “the most current edition” of Robert's Rules of Order, a long-standing guide to running ...
|Effective meetings, civil discourse focus of workshop|
|La Crosse Tribune|
“And that's why we've never adopted (Robert's Rules of Order) as a county,” she said. “Because it has too many ins and outs of things that make it ...
|May considers quitting as federal Green leader over anti-Israel vote|
The resolution was approved using Robert's Rules of Order rather than consensus decision-making and that greatly abbreviated the time for debating, ...
|Editorial: Trying to wrangle a messy business - democracy|
Now it appears the council will fall back to Robert's Rules of Order on such issues, and the long-standing bible of parliamentary procedure does ...
|School district seeking new board trustee|
|Bonner County Daily Bee|
SANDPOINT -- The agenda centered on Robert's Rules of Order at the annual meeting of the Lake Pend Oreille School Board Tuesday evening.
|Hounsell to file motion to have colleague censured|
|Conway Daily Sun|
Under Robert's Rules of Order, under the section titled "Making a Motion to Censure," "To censure a member or an officer is to warn him or her that if a ...
|Town Council Briefs: What to do about flooding after heavy rain|
According to Robert's Rules of Order, a guide to parliamentary procedure, no motion made or action taken shall be reconsidered unless -- it's a motion ...
|Nonprofit board tips: Consent is sweet|
|Coeur d'Alene Press|
Last week's column on nonprofit boards mentioned two ways to streamline meetings: the consent agenda and Robert's Rules of Order. A consent ...
|Deputy hiring issue placed on agenda|
Burgess reminded Public Safety that Robert's Rules of Order don't permit prolonged discussion without a motion on the floor - and that as mayor, ...
|Motion well taken: Connecting Robert's Rules to the Great Commission|
Not only does parliamentary procedure have the ability to harness the energy and resources of nearly 50,000 SBC churches across the nation, said ...
|West Texas delegates tackle issues at RNC|
|San Angelo Standard Times|
"People need to remember that we're not following Robert's Rules of Order," she said. "We have convention rules that allow people to express their ...
|Resolution calls for equitable transportation funding|
|Greenville Daily Reflector|
Farley, who sought a similar change in December, said it reflected procedures found in Robert's Rules of Order, a guide originally published in 1876 ...
|Chicago City Council aims to crowd ballot with needless referendums|
However, pursuant to Rule 47, in all instances where a Chicago rule has not been adopted, Robert's Rules of Order shall take precedence.
|Councilor's revised rules-of-order proposal eases some, not all, of opponents' agitation|
|Santa Fe New Mexican|
... including language allowing the council to remove a disruptive speaker is part of Robert's Rules of Order, an established guide to running meetings.
|City attorney questions remain|
“We really didn't have an attorney sitting in there guiding us (on rules to ... is in effect voting for the majority, according to Robert's Rules of Order.
|First female parliamentarian applauds SBC teamwork|
... stage at the 2008 SBC annual meeting as they put Robert's Rules of Order into play, moderating one of the largest deliberative bodies in the world.
Your expertise and knowledge enabled us to run our meetings in an orderly manner. The parliamentary procedures that you pointed out were not familiar to me and I think it contributed greatly to our success.
President LeRoy F. Saunders
American Council of the Blind