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220.21  AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION AND PUBLIC INPUT.
   (a)   Regular Council Meeting.
      (1)   Any person may address Council only once during the audience participation portion of the meeting, and such participation shall be limited to agenda items only and shall appear prior to Council's action on motions and legislation. He shall be allowed three minutes, unless the time is extended by the Presiding Officer or Council. Council shall be allowed to direct questions to the speaker, through the Presiding Officer.
      (2)   A time for public input shall be provided at the end of the Regular Council Meeting. Each member of the audience wishing to speak on any topic shall speak for not longer than five minutes and only once.
      (3)   All remarks shall be addressed to Council as a body and not to any member. No person, other than Council and the person having the floor shall be permitted to enter any discussion, either directly or through a member of Council, without the permission of the Presiding Officer. No question shall be asked a Councilmember except through the Presiding Officer.
   (b)   Collective Committee Meeting.
      (1)   During a collective committee meeting, the Presiding Officer may allow audience participation during the course of a collective committee meeting. Such participation shall be limited to the issue then and there at hand and be limited to three minutes per person and 20 minutes per topic or issue, unless the time is extended by the Presiding Officer or Council. Council shall be allowed to direct questions to the speaker through the Presiding Officer.
      (2)   A time for public input shall be provided at the end of the collective committee meeting. Each member of the audience wishing to speak on any topic shall speak for not longer than five minutes and only once.
      (3)   All remarks shall be addressed to Council as a body and not to any member. No person, other than Council and the person having the floor, shall be permitted to enter any discussion, either directly or through a member of Council, without the permission of the Presiding Officer. No question shall be asked a Councilmember except through the Presiding Officer.
   (c)   Work Session.
      (1)   A time for audience participation shall be provided at the end of the work session. Each member of the audience wishing to speak shall speak for not longer than five minutes per person or 20 minutes per topic.
      (3)   All remarks shall be addressed to Council as a body and not to any member. No person, other than Council and the person having the floor, shall be permitted to enter any discussion, either directly or through a member of Council, without the permission of the Presiding Officer. No question shall be asked a Councilmember except through the Presiding Officer.
(Ord. 61-2002.  Passed 3-11-02; Ord. 40-04.  Passed 2-23-04; Ord. 146-06.  Passed 12-18-06.)