Robert’s Rules of Order/Parliamentary Procedure

Participants will learn how to run an effective Township/Village/City Council/Board meeting! Learn how to confidently handle a wide range of meeting procedures from simple quorum calls to complicated parliamentary moves; from closed sessions to handling public participation when the room is crowded with the curious or the angry; from developing routine agendas to complying with the Open Meetings Act when topics suddenly arise, from routine items to difficult issues with no clear right answers, it can be a daunting task to get things accomplished in the correct manner that best serves the public interest. Attend any one of the 4 following seminars to hone your skills in conducting effective orderly meetings in compliance with the law and in a manner that best serves the public interest.

Topics covered during the training included:

  • Open Meetings Act
  • Agendas
  • Voting
  • Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Parliamentary motions
  • Quorum, chair, parliamentarian
  • Closed sessions
  • Public Participation

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