News articles on Robert's Rules of Order and parliamentary procedure appear below, with most recent articles appearing first.
|Reinventing the Wheel|
Shaw said that either members would need to memorize Robert's Rules in toto, or they could — and perhaps should — devise simpler and more ...
|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 ...
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