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    on my thoughts that I believe pointed me in the direction the assignment was made to. I went to a city council meeting, a few days ago, for this project, and I was lucky enough to go at a time where the council was over seeing some rather important decisions that I seemed to have a lot of personal opinion on. To try to answer the questions that this write up is made to answer, I learned that the council discusses and debates new bill and local measures that affect the town and community of the Fort

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    On September 9, 2014 I attended the Glendale City Council meeting which was held at the Council Chamber which is located on the 2nd floor of the Glendale City Hall, Room 200, 613 East Broadway, Glendale, California. The meeting commenced at 6 p.m. and lasted for approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. Several policy proposals were made and discussed in this particular meeting. This paper is aimed at discussing the various policy proposals made and debated at this meeting with a view to establishing

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    action is by attending a city council meeting, whether it be in an urban or rural area, public administration still has a part in each event. As Kettl (2018; p. 244) referenced in his book, there is not a civil system that would be sustainable without strong leadership. This paper will discuss the author’s description, observation, and reflection during a city council meeting. DESCRIPTION On Monday, October 23, 2017 the author attended Bellevue, Nebraska’s city council meeting. The meeting was

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    called the city council is continuing with ethics complaints now flying. In the recent issues before the council, specifically the marble building and the fence variance request by a resident, tempers flared, members walked out and citizens were verbally abused by council members in the meeting and on social media. Some items brought before the council are personal (Council member Jarrett vs. neighbor in the fence case). Others involve larger and long-running splits in the council such as the

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    believe it is necessary for me to introduce myself prior to the city council meeting, I am Councilor Hailey Carman; I’m an african american woman with two children (ages 6 and 9). Being a minority, I know the struggles that many of Camelot’s citizens face and go through on a daily basis, which is why I strongly advocate for increased employment and support for minorities in the community. While I have recently moved out of the city, due to a nasty divorce, I am very concerned about the urban sprawl

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    I went to the Carrollton City Council on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 1945 E. Jackson Road Carrollton, TX 75006 at 7pm. First, I thought it will be boring to go at the Council meeting but I was wrong. The reason is that everything is new for me and the people that I met they were new face to me. At the meeting, I saw a few Citizen couple, University and College Student like me, the speaker that who like to report what is happening around the city, Race trace company is requesting mayor to relocate their

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    The New York City Council serves as New York City’s legislative body. The Council is separate from the Mayor’s office but work as equal partners in how New York City is run. The Council is made up of 51 members representing over 250 neighborhoods throughout the 5 boroughs. The Council’s main responsibilities include but are not limited to creating legislation, negotiating the City’s budget and monitoring city agencies; most notable are the Department of Education (DOE), New York Police Department

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    On August 10, 2025, the Seattle City Council passed Council Bill 118437, which creates an ordinance allowing the City to impose a tax on businesses that sale firearms and ammunition. The ordinance added Chapter 5.50 to the Seattle Municipal Code, which states in part: 5.50.030 Tax imposed; rates A. There is imposed a tax on every person engaging within the City in the business of making retail sales of firearms or ammunition. The amount of the tax due shall be equal to the quantity of firearms sold

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    IV represents Ward 4 and serves as President of the Gulfport City Council. Myles Sharp represents Ward 5, is an advocate for the advancement of local law enforcement. Robert ‘R.Lee’ Flowers represents Ward 6 and consistently works to keep the needs of Ward 6 before the city council meetings and readily advocate upon their behalf. Councilwoman Cara L. Pucheu represents Ward 7, is dedicated to being the voice advocating for her ward (City of Gulfport, 2015). Meeting Style, Group Dynamics and Productivity

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    pleasure of attending my first city council meeting in the city of Durham, North Carolina. Located in downtown Durham, the meeting took place at City Hall inside the council chambers on the first floor. The meeting began at 7:00 pm and lasted for approximately 2 hours. Although it was open to the public, not too many people attended the meeting. Including myself, no more than 10 people were accounted for at the meeting. As far as the board members and official council staff, there were about 20 people

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