Robert's Rules in the News


News articles on Robert's Rules of Order and parliamentary procedure appear below, with most recent articles appearing first.

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What I'm Writing | Publishing - Robert's Rules of Order Fast Track - Greensboro News and Record

Greensboro News and Record

Author: Jim Slaughter. City: Greensboro. Book title: “Robert's Rules of Order Fast Track”. Publisher: Penguin. What it's about: Easy, ...

EDITORIAL: Ashland County land bank must follow strict rules to maintain public trust

Ashland Source

Henry Martyn Robert wrote this in his 1876 book, "Robert's Rules of Order.” The rules inside this book have been adopted by parliamentary boards ...

Standing Rules Committee continues to think about inclusion - The Presbyterian Outlook

The Presbyterian Outlook

The next item, STAN-13, modifies Robert's Rules of Order for assembly meetings by adding “Motions for the previous question on more than one ...

Frederick County Council updates rules, delays talks of trials for misconduct

Frederick News-Post

Robert's Rules of Order state that a governing body may hold a public trial if a member faces allegations of misconduct.

The Way We Were: Expert on 'Robert's Rules,' Augusta author found laughs in meeting minutes

The Augusta Chronicle

In the 1870s, an Army major posted in California sought to make sense of parliamentary procedure with the book that we now call "Robert's Rules of ...

School district plans to incorporate Robert’s Rules, may reinstate transportation committee

The Deerfield Valley News

School district plans to incorporate Robert's Rules, may reinstate transportation committee. Thu, 06/23/2022 - 3:50pm Mike Eldred.

Council Subcommittee Discusses Rule Changes

Chelsea Record

“This is taken from Robert's Rules of Orders,” said Taylor. “These are basic rules of decorum that are pretty much universally recognized.”.

Tribal Election Board Certifies Election Results All Positions Certified - Cornwall Seaway News

Cornwall Seaway News

The first part of the appeal was regarding the application of Robert's Rules of Order to the 2022 SRMT Tribal Election ballots. Under Section VI.

New Southern Baptist Convention president's roots run deep in Arkansas

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

... Barber said the Saddleback Church pastor "had a right to address the body," citing Article XIII of Robert's Rules of Order.

EDITORIAL: Councilman contends that Mayor striking agenda item was improper

KJAS.com

Under Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised section 40 it was not. The chair himself cannot depart from the prescribed order of business, ...

Boca House of Representatives appoints Alexander Esquen as parliamentarian

University Press

Esquen's long-term goals involve reforming policy through Robert's Rules of Order, which serves as a guide to assist house members in conducting ...

Savoy Village Board to discuss formal rules for meetings | Politics | news-gazette.com

News-Gazette

Brown said the board has always said it follows Robert's Rules of Order (a manual of parliamentary procedure) — but never officially — and what's ...

We all should be embarrassed by official's vulgarity | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle

Tribune Chronicle

Angry that Fuda was straying from the agenda items, Frenchko said, “I want these meetings to be appropriate and in accordance with Robert's Rules.

City council meeting turns to chaos

Delta Wind

The council is supposed to follow Robert's Rules of Order for their meetings. Some items were brought up that were never placed on the agenda.

What to Expect at AFGE's 42nd Convention - AFGE

AFGE

Robert's Rules of Order workshop: Anyone conducting a union business meeting knows how important it is to follow parliamentary rules and procedures.

Springfield City Council ponders its 'veep' issue; marijuana retailer OK'd for former Russell's ...

MassLive.com

Breck said Robert's Rules of Order, the go-to-guide for parliamentary procedure, allows committees to fill mid-term vacancies through a process of ...

Frederick County Council considers public trials for misconduct allegations - Yahoo

Yahoo

Robert's Rules of Order are a guide that local governments, professional associations and fraternal organizations use for parliamentary procedure.

Attorney Looks into Complaints about Gibraltar Board Behavior

Door County Pulse

The Gibraltar Area School Board did not violate the Open Meetings Act or break Robert's Rules of Order during discussions and board-member ...

Frederick County Council considers public trials for misconduct allegations

Frederick News-Post

Robert's Rules of Order are a guide that local governments, professional associations and fraternal organizations use for parliamentary procedure. The ...

Council To Have Input on Clerk Job Description

Chelsea Record

... related experience in public sector and municipal environments and working knowledge of parliamentary procedure and Robert's Rules of Order.

NIC trustees move closer to hiring permanent president

Coeur d'Alene Press

Forgone taxing authority, Robert's Rules of Order discussed.

Tangled web: So-called “spider” TIF for Bloomington high-speed internet deal hits procedural snag

B Square Beacon

Because under Robert's Rules, the chair doesn't make or second motions, it was up to Cassady to second the motion—which he was unwilling to do. The ...

Local official's ties with Illinois special interest group come under fire

Rockford Register Star

... in the past to provide training on good governance issues such as Robert's Rules of Order, said the answer to Crosby's question is simple.

ASUW Senate holds elections for 2022-23 leadership | Governance | dailyuw.com

UW Daily

Robert's Rules serves as a barrier,” Falit-Baiamonte said. “Parliamentary procedure is hard to understand. We need a voice for students both on and ...

How To Prepare to Be an Effective School Board Officer

Texas Association of School Boards

"It really helped me to be more confident when it came to Robert's Rules of Order,” she said. “Then getting to practice facilitating a meeting ...

Laramie County GOP fails to oust chairwoman

Gillette News Record

Only three members spoke in the discussion format allowed by Robert's Rules of Order, one for and two against the motion.

On Robert's Rules, municipal meetings, and diverse views - The Commons

THE COMMONS -- News and Views for Windham County, Vermont

The editor's note states that the Brattleboro Selectboard uses Robert's Rules of Order for Small Assemblies, which makes the process of seconding ...

Friday's joint Burien Council/BEDP meeting seemed a little like a group therapy session

B-Town Blog

and it appeared at times like they were going through some kind of group therapy session – following Robert's Rules of Order, ...

Hancock school board recognizes FBLA, talks operations

Weirton Daily Times

Kaser also noted meetings are governed by Robert's Rules of Order and the state Open Meetings laws. Under a recommendation from Petrovich, ...

Several Lewis County Republicans Officers Call for Chair's Resignation Following ...

Yahoo News

"The refusal was deliberate, and as the person responsible for running the meeting according to Robert's Rules of Order, he abdicated his duty," ...

Investing in education innovation: Verona Area Education Foundation celebrating 30 years ...

Verona Press

Verona Press “We love to help them learn how boards work and Robert's Rules of Order, and they are really helpful with grants – they offer great perspectives ...

10 Myths about Parliamentary Procedure and Presbyterian Meetings

The Presbyterian Outlook

For organizations following the most recent edition of Robert's Rules, this is your book. Myth #2: Rules are the same for all meetings. Rules aren't ...

NEWS Residents question recent county vote

Coeur d'Alene Press

The BOCC does not operate using Robert's Rules of Order. Even so, Twillman noted, Robert's Rules require that a motion to reconsider be made by ... Flag as irrelevant

UPI Almanac for Monday, May 2, 2022

UPI

Henry Robert, author of Robert's Rules of Order, in 1837; gossip columnist Hedda Hopper in 1885; German fighter ace Manfred "The Red Baron" von ...

Mayne remains at Cassellholme board chair

Northern News

There was nothing in Robert's Rules, our bylaws or the Long-Term Care Act legislation, so I referred to the regulations under the act.” She said the ...

Joey Novak chosen as speaker of the 90th Student Government

MSU Reporter

They do this by using a set of guidelines called “Robert's Rules”, which is commonly used for committee and public meetings. After being sworn in, ...

Vice-Chair Carlvena Foster Gets To Be Queen Bee For A Day

Rhino Times

She also didn't have any problem with Robert's Rules of Order, which has sometimes tripped up former vice-chairs of the board who weren't used to ...

Gay man demands Bronson fire deputy librarian because she reminds him of his mother and other bad things

Must Read Alaska

Robert's Rules of Order need not apply if your point of view is being represented according to the Chair. West Tank Farm?

South Kitsap school board facing lawsuits, school rebuilds

Kitsap Sun

"It has nothing to do with Robert's Rules of Order." "Your policy is against the law," Daily said. At odds with other members. Since upsetting ...

Council members refer to Robert's Rules following removal of president

ABC 12

Looking at Robert's Rules at first glance, Burns says council did not remove Mays properly by giving him rightful due process. “This is referring to ...

Flint City Council removes Eric Mays as president

Flint Beat

Mays has been known to interrupt meetings with a “point of order” or “point of information,” actions allowable under Robert's Rules of Order but ...

Tri-Cities meeting erupts into shouting matches over paying for a damaged county vehicle Read more at: https://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/politics-government/article260352165.html#storylink=cpy

Tri-City Herald

That prompted a short back and forth over whether or not the board was required to follow Robert's Rules of Order, which are a widely used set of ...

Poteet City Hall packed for council meeting - Pleasanton Express

Pleasanton Express

Flores took this opportunity to point out that they were always breaking Robert's Rules of Order. Chief of Police.

Etna Green Council Hears Updates On Town Properties - InkFreeNews.com

InkFreeNews.com

Robert's Rules are a form of parliamentary procedure which governs meetings of a wide variety of organizations, including school boards and city ...

SPS to post new position for coordinator of ESL and special education - Sturgis Journal

Sturgis Journal

She gave board members a Robert's Rules of Order cheat sheet and also discussed student discipline. She said discipline should focus on teaching, ...

Plan to resurrect Corning church project fails in City Council vote

Corning Leader

“Under [Robert's Rules of Order] somebody that voted 'no' would have had to introduce this resolution, and that did not occur,” Hunt said.

New Saranac Lake Village Board gets to work | News, Sports, Jobs - Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Adirondack Daily Enterprise

He feels Robert's Rules add “unnecessary confusion” for the public attending board meetings. Shapiro wondered how meetings will be run. “Just like ...

In Our Opinion: San Marcos City Council meeting decorum out of control

San Marcos Corridor News

The thing about Robert's Rules of Order it was really to address the time we're spending on agenda items,” said Prather. He went on to suggest time ...

Parliamentarians follow in Jefferson’s footsteps

The Bucks County Herald

The President Thomas Jefferson wrote the first manual of parliamentary procedure in 1801. As stated in the Introduction of Robert's Rules of Order ...

Kewanee Park District attorney: Salary vote should have been on agenda - Star-Courier

Star-Courier

Dwyer announced at the last meeting that the park board's meeting procedures would adopt standards outlined in Robert's Rules of Order, ...

Parliamentary Procedure 101, and why it's important! - Grand Canyon Synod

Grand Canyon Synod

The Office of the Bishop presents an online symposium on Parliamentary Procedure and Robert's Rules of Order by David Swartling on Tuesday, ...

San Marcos City Council holds lengthy discussion on rules of order, decorum and presence ...

https://communityimpact.com/austin/san-marcos-buda-kyle/government/2022/03/25/san-marcos-city-council-holds-lengthy-discussion-on-rules-of-order-decorum-and-presence-on-the-dais-at-meetings/

Now, Robert's Rules of Order is a very formal way to hold a meeting,” Council Member Jude Prather said. “The idea would be that, you know, if we limit ...

Becket planners approve large cannabis grow house, amid questions about compliance and ...

The Berkshire Edge

Typically, motions under Robert's Rules of Order are made to approve a motion or deny it, but not to simply “vote” on a proposal before the board.

Fish: True democracy involves choice, activism — and patience | Columnists | reformer.com

Brattleboro Reformer

Robert's Rules, or Robert's Rules of Order, is a manual of parliamentary procedure originally penned in 1876 (revised some 12 times since) and ...

Robert's Rules of Order training session for Representative Town Meeting

Brattleboro Reformer

Robert's Rules is the most widely used set of parliamentary procedures in the United States. It offers a fair and structured method of decision-making ...

Opinion: The absurdity of Town Meeting

Wareham Week

Opinion: The absurdity of Town Meeting - Wareham Week Wareham Week No discussion about the motion. That is not foreseen in Robert's Rules. Instead, immediate vote on whether one should suppress any further debate. And ...

Confusion surrounds whether Lumumba was reappointed to 1% commission - WLBT

WLBT

Robert's Rules of Order state that “where the rules require either a 'majority vote' or a 'two-thirds vote,' abstentions have absolutely no effect ...

Marietta BOE votes again on Hampton contract

Marietta Times

... a previous board meeting in January 2018 where the board adopted Webster's New World Robert's Rules of Order as its parliamentary authority.

Star City Area Parliamentarians to meet Monday

Longview News-Journal

Everyone interested in parliamentary procedure is invited to connect at no charge to this meeting, which will focus on meeting the needs of a ...

Stone suggests changes to avoid conflict

News Letter Journal News Letter Journal

She said that he could review executive session laws, open meetings laws, Robert's Rules of Order and the consequences of not following those laws ...

Flint Board of Ed. postpones approving strategic plan

Flint Beat

The board suspended Robert's Rules of Order to have open dialogue, Vice President Joyce-Ellis McNeal said. All those present agreed they'd been ...

Grosse Pointe schools condemns woman's use of racial slur at meeting - Detroit News

Detroit News

"As President, it is my job to conduct the meeting per Robert's Rules. I immediately stopped her from using that language and said she could only ...

Hands-on involvement in government — for those who know how

The Commons

I believe there is nothing wrong with Robert's Rules except that people don't know how to use them. I have advocated for education of RTM. Last year I ...

Detention Center Expansion to Cost $20 Million

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Madison

Washington County officials told Detention Center expansion to cost $20 million The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Madison interjected with a point of order, saying the rules of decorum and Robert's Rules of Order "don't allow members to hatefully criticize one ...

'Each side is claiming victimization': Tensions continue to mount at York City Council

York Dispatch York Dispatch

At its meeting Feb. 15, the council began the process to give the Rex/Laurel Fire Station and Penn Market $750,000 each from ARPA funding. But the ...

Virtual Parliamentarians Hosts A Complimentary Workshop On Parliamentary ...

MENAFN.COM menafn

Robert's Rules Of Order can ensure diverse views are heard and the majority rules, one decision at a time, for organizations to benefit from...

Guthrie County Republican/Democrat Caucus Held Monday Night

Raccoon Valley Radio Raccoon Valley Radio

Obviously not following any Robert's Rules, but I think we're getting our business taken care of. And that was the important thing.”.

Andy Davis to explain Robert's Rules of Order on January 12 | Community-news | reformer.com

Brattleboro Reformer

Robert's Rules is the most widely used set of parliamentary procedures in the United States. It offers a fair and structured method of decision-making ...

Common Council starts year with personnel appointments | Local News | thedailystar.com

The Daily Star

Merzig responded only Congress follows Robert's Rules of Order and most other governments follow a pared-down version of the rules. The council also ...

Empty seats on Coalport Council prevents 2022 reorganization meeting - Clearfield Progress

Clearfield Progress

... get 2022 off to an organized start, Maddalena said her desire is council would consider following “Robert's Rules of Order” at its meetings.

Grand Forks County Commission takes care of housekeeping

Grand Forks Herald

Robert's Rules of Order is a manual of parliamentary procedure used by most bodies with boards of directors. It has gone through many iterations ...

Swim team parents examine pool board - Petoskey News-Review

Petoskey News-Review

“They also didn't use Robert's Rules of Order,” he said, referring to the parliamentary procedure commonly used in meetings by entities like ...

Fight breaks out at Hinds Co. board of supervisors meeting - WLBT

WLBT

The argument initially appeared to be between Archie and District 4 Supervisor Vern Gavin over changing the rules for electing the board vice- ...

South Bend council taps Sharon McBride as 2022 council president

South Bend Tribune

Council attorney Bob Palmer said doing so was legal and acceptable under Robert's Rules of Order. Canneth Lee. Hamann said she was voting against ...

Contract for the return of Columbia school resource officers on hold

Columbia Daily Tribune

... works with the Missouri School Boards' Association to advise school boards about conducting meetings according to "Robert's Rules of Order.".

Too verbose? Seattle Council approves 10 minute speech rule - KUOW

KUOW

That is consistent with Robert's Rules of Order, the generally accepted rules for official proceedings. The 10 minute rule was among a handful of ...

St. Mary's redistricting board approves final map; board chair announces run for legislature ...

SoMdNews.com

By a 3-2 vote without explanation on Dec. 7, the St. Mary's redistricting board approved a revised county commissioner district map without ...

No ouster, no censure: Attempts to move against council chair, councilman get blocked | St ...

Franklin Banner-Tribune

One move was blocked by a judge, the other by Robert's Rules of Order. Councilman Craig Mathews of Jeanerette had proposed separate resolutions ...

Brooklyn Center passes $1.3 million in new public safety initiatives, freezes 3 police vacancies

Minnesota Reformer

After three hours of heated debate occasionally interrupted by Zoom bombers and questions from city council members on Robert's Rules of Order, ...

Tensions Flare Between Redistricting Board Chair And County Attorney As Draft Maps Get ...

TheBayNet.com

“The other governing bodies in this county do not use Robert's Rules of Order.” Pictured: David Weiskopf(Left) and Richard Johnson(Right). For those ...

Even Robert's Rules can't keep order in our family. Believe me, we've tried - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

We started meeting monthly and very officially, as members of an imaginary civic organization, when I was barely 10.

Letters to the Editor for Dec. 5, 2021: 'Robert's Rules' add order, not dryness, to meetings ...

Richmond Times-Dispatch

There is nothing more fair or participatory than a well-run meeting that follows "Robert's Rules." People who groan at these rules have not ...

Pacheco, Freel again chosen for Casper City Council leadership after Knell raises specter of ...

Oil City News

City Attorney John Henley said that it is allowable under the Robert's Rules of Order for people to be nominated for multiple positions.

IRSD board debates mask mandates | Coronavirus | coastalpoint.com

Coastal Point

Robert's Rules of Order were quickly dismissed at the Indian River School District board of education meeting Monday night this week.

Sanctioning Rogue Board Members - MRSC

MRSC

If you have adopted Robert's Rules of Order as your parliamentary authority, you have the basics in place. It can also be helpful to adopt more ...

Letter to the Editor | USG wants to hear from you The Tulane Hullabaloo

The Tulane Hullabaloo

I suspended Robert's Rules and created a space led by ground rules and empathy for the body to talk about what we just witnessed.

Outgoing town moderator offers insight | Local News | reformer.com

Brattleboro Reformer

Robert's Rules of Order would allow for a consent agenda, Crispe said, but he urged against creating “too many parliamentary hurdles.” “Parliamentary ...

Views: Grist for the Mills -- Mask off - Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

I can sympathize with Ashley. The arcane procedures inherent in Robert's Rules of Order are baffling even to someone well-versed in them. Without ...

Hermosa Beach council wants earlier meetings - Easy Reader News

Easy Reader News

Also, a substitution of the long-used publication governing an agency's behavior, Robert's Rules of Order, has been proposed by City Manager Suja ...

At 1st meeting, county councilman's idea sparks hubbub | Local | The Journal Gazette

The Journal Gazette

Robert's Rules of Order state members will address only the president directly during a discussion and will speak only after being recognized by ...

Tension within Brooklyn Democratic Party addressed during press conference, members ...

News 12 Connecticut

State Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn released a statement saying, "Executive Committee meetings follow Robert's Rules of Order to ...

Green Bay election controversy continues - The Press Times

The Press Times

Before the vote, Green Bay City Attorney Vanessa Chavez informed the council the item wasn't presented correctly according to Robert's Rules of ...

Bree Neal: Councilor Henry Lipman owes Laconia an apology

Laconia Daily Sun

Chaos erupted in the middle of an otherwise orderly meeting, as Mr. Lipman broke the most basic of all Robert's Rules of Order, and banished all ...

City Commission votes against formally adopting Robert's Rules, chooses new Mayor Pro Tem

WCTV

During Wednesday's meeting, the City Commission went back and forth on whether to formally adopt Robert's Rules of Order.

Transparency issues discussed at Monday's SGA meeting - The Northerner

The Northerner

... Senator Alejandro McCray proposed a motion to open the floor for a 45-minute discussion — going into Robert's Rules of Order — where only ...

Respect, Decorum Lacking on School Board | Editorials | riograndesun.com

Rio Grande Sun

You have to start with Board President Gilbert Serrano. It is the president's primary duty to control the meeting, ensure Robert's Rules of Order is ...

Health Department of Northwest Michigan Board of Health Members Vote to Keep ... - 9&10 News

9&10 News

“According to Robert's rules and the orders of procedure, its the final vote that matters and the outcome of that vote and with a positive vote we ...

Secretary Needed for Chapter Executive Committee | Sierra Club

Sierra Club

Familiarity with Robert's Rules of Order (or interest in learning about this system for conducting meetings and making decisions as a group) is ...

Commissioners at odds over effort to rewrite meeting minutes - The Rant

The Rant

According to Robert's Rules of Order, the parliamentary guidelines utilized by most boards and commissions, minutes constitute the historical ...

Explainer: How to attend and be heard at public meetings in Oregon - The Register Guard

The Register Guard

Public bodies have to follow "Robert's Rules of Order," which dictate parliamentary procedure in meetings. These rules explainthe required steps ...

God bless Robert | Opinion | dailypostathenian.com

The Daily Post-Athenian

The cursed and boring Robert's Rules of Order should be closely followed and brutally enforced at every meeting. When someone goes off topic or takes ...

Niki Frenchko's policy motions languish | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle

Tribune Chronicle

The three are not meeting this week. ROBERT'S RULES. Frenchko at several points in the meeting referred to the meeting rules, telling other ...

Ford says he will resign; Etowah sports complex issues remain

Gadsden Times

Robert's Rules of Order indicate a quorum is a majority of members of a board or committee unless bylaws, rules of a parent organization or the ...

Archie v. Hinds County Board of Supervisors: Mississippi Supreme Court Appoints Dickinson to Case

Jackson Free Press

"We were simply saying that the president Credell Calhoun has not followed Robert's Rules of Order and has not followed our bylaws in our charter," ...

Overland Park City Council wards 1, 2 and 3 candidates on the issues: Camaraderie and collegiality

Shawnee Mission Post

I do think things would be less chaotic if we held a refresher on Robert's Rules of Order and worked harder at following that procedure during ...

Gotta Love Ludlow group promotes education for retail cannabis vote

Eagle Times

The format of the meeting will follow Robert's Rules with moderator George Thomson officiating in the process. The amount of time each participant ...

Susan Campbell (Opinion): Our ragtag army in Hartford

NewsTimes

Those meetings, for people weaned on Robert's Rules of Order, were decentralized to the extreme. Everyone was encouraged to participate, and it's ...

Coffee County director of schools contract renewed with $5K raise, amid board member walkout

Manchester Times

Robert's Rules of Order allows me to debate twice on a motion, no more than 10 minutes per debate. I could possibly have been in excess of 10 ...

Raymond J. Brown: Avoid awful meetings by taking ownership

Union Leader

Actually, most people at meetings are absolutely clueless about Robert's Rules. It is admittedly a cumbersome tome and attempting to know and follow ...

Long lines, calls for action and procedural fights: The Anchorage mask debate has now ...

Anchorage Daily News

Chief of Staff Sami Graham studies Robert's Rules of Order while she and other members of the Bronson administration argue with members of the assembly over ...

Public testimony over Anchorage mask ordinance continues, with no end in sight - KTOO

KTOO

Wesley Early: So the Assembly follows what's called Robert's Rules. It's a set of parliamentary standards to make sure that meetings can be conducted in an ...

Duval Schools employee COVID vaccine incentives, emergency leave fails - Florida Times-Union

The Florida Times-Union

In a statement provided to the Times-Union, Duval Schools officials said that according to Robert's Rules of Order, cities with a population between 800,000 ...

NOCFA secretary censured | News for Fenton, Linden, Holly MI | tctimes.com

Fenton Tri County Times

Citing Robert's Rules of Order, he said Winchester, who he was motioning to censure, would not be able to partake in the vote, but could partake in the ...

How could the Portland City Council deadlock on a mask mandate? - Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily News

Phil: Nothing like giving your constituents a little notice. Since the vote was 4-4 and Thibodeau won't be coming back, Robert's Rules dictate that this issue ...

Hearing on 610-unit Buckeye development postponed | Your Valley - YourValley.net

Your Valley

Staff and legal counsel will cover Robert's Rules of Order, the roles of commissioners, open meetings laws, the development process in Arizona, ...

Rutland school board adopts attorney's report, keeps Ravens mascot - VTDigger

vtdigger.org

Attorney Christopher Leopold, of the law firm McNeil Leddy & Sheahan, found that although the board deviated slightly from Robert's Rules of Order, ...

Ravens gets a reprieve | Local News | rutlandherald.com

Rutland Herald

The board voted to send that recommendation to the Policy Committee for further discussion, with Commissioner Alison Notte casting the sole “no” vote. “Robert's ...

Robert's Rules and open meetings are for everyone's protection | Opinion | wvnews.com

WV News

The rules government bodies abide by in open meetings comes from Robert's Rules of Order. These rules follow parliamentary procedure and have done so since ...

A Remedy for Disruption - Oregon Humanities

oregonhumanities.org

But that sort of thing isn't covered in Robert's Rules. As I take my seat at the bench, I do my best to make eye contact with people in the crowd.

Archie says county should expect a lawsuit if supervisors remove him as vice president - WLBT

WLBT

Archie also is claiming that Calhoun is violating Robert's Rules of Order, which lays out procedures for removing a board officer or changing a board's ...

Board of education vote to hire new legal services is not without controversy - Winchester Sun

Winchester Sun

Per Robert's Rules of Order, the Board's secretary, Superintendent Molly McComas, brought the meeting back from recess. Megan Hendricks was elected chairperson ...

Student Senate to hear nominations for Speaker of the Senate - The Daily Eastern News

The Daily Eastern News

3) The election shall be governed by Robert's Rules of Order – Newly Revised. 4) All candidates shall be required to serve one full semester before running ...

Householder selectively invokes rules to pull item for vote on her removal as Antioch School ...

Antioch Herald

Video screenshot. District's attorney who said, “I wasn't at the meeting” argues in support, citing Robert's Rules of Order. “I don ...

Author discusses his book on 'Robert's Rules of Order' - Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed

'Robert's Rules of Order and Why It Matters for Colleges and Universities Today'. Author of essay discusses ...

School board hopeful claims she was overlooked for position - Columbia Daily Herald

Columbia Daily Herald

Following Robert's Rules of Order, the Commission voted on the first nomination and since more than 11 votes were cast, he was nominated.

County utilities counsel rebuked by chairman for texting during public meeting - The Daily Journal

Vineland Daily Journal

Dawson responded by referring to Robert's Rules of Order, the universally used guide for conducting public meetings. Robert's Rules encourages moving “past ...

Marone: Further study of statute tells difference In Sun City board debate - YourValley.net

Your Valley

... that at the very least the disciplinary procedure laid out in Robert's Rules of Order, the RCSC's parliamentary authority, should apply.

SBCC Academic Senate Disputes Allegation of Brown Act Violation over No Confidence Vote

Santa Barbara Independent

Academic Senate President Raeanne Napoleon defended the move by citing the senate's bylaws and Robert's Rules of Order, which state that a ...

Virtual city meetings moves forward | Fort Atkinson | dailyunion.com

Daily Union

“The city has not adopted Robert's Rules of Order in its entirety; however, the council and other boards, commissions and committees use the Rules ...

Robert's Rules don't point to order for commissioners | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle

Warren Tribune Chronicle

During the discussion about Robert's Rules, Fuda said it is Frenchko who often breaks decorum, there are various versions of the rules that could be ...

Waynesville homeless task force foundering - Smoky Mountain News

Smoky Mountain News

He also pushed for the task force to be more adherent to Robert's Rules of Order. The Sept. 2 meeting was supposed to be the final meeting of the ...

Volusia County Council passes public meeting ordinance | Ormond Beach Observer

Ormond Beach Observer

Robert's Rules of Order, the parliamentary procedure followed by Volusia County Council, outlines the limitation of allowing a member to speak no more than ...

David Archie out as vice president/president-elect of board of supervisors - WLBT

WLBT

Supervisors Robert Graham and Archie opposed. Advertisement. Archie said the measures were illegal, and that under Robert's Rules of Order, a two-thirds vote ...

Desert Hot Springs City Council spars over planning commissioner

The Desert Sun

Mayrhofen suggested that the problem is that other commissioners don't follow Robert's Rules of Order, a set of rules for conducting meetings that is widely ...

NFDL School Board Approves Updates To Back To School Plan, Goldapske Abstains From ... - KFIZ

Kfiz

... decide to mask the students, and citing Robert's Rules of Orders, dismissed herself from the remainder of the meeting and abstained from the final vote.

School board gets schooled on parliamentary procedure - WWAY TV

WWAY NewsChannel 3

The board follows Robert's Rules of Order, which is the most widely used manual of parliamentary procedure in the US. - Advertisement -. During the educational ...

Mascot committee accepts report's findings | Local News | rutlandherald.com

Rutland Herald

(Robert's Rules is a manual of parliamentary procedure used by organizations to govern meetings.) — Report to the board the facts, results and conclusions of ...

Readers Respond With Useful Professional Development | Confessions of a Community ...

Inside Higher Ed

[College] is running a professional development session on Robert's Rules, led by our parliamentarian, to make colleagues more effective in faculty meetings ...

Idaho GOP bursts Bircher bubble | Bonner County Daily Bee

Bonner County Daily Bee

"The pure beauty of watching a procedural master like Mr. Clark so elegantly use Robert's Rules to shape the direction of a committee of 16 people is ...

Both Antioch School Board special meeting agenda items tabled for up to 60 days on split ...

Antioch Herald

Robert's Rules of Order requires the end of discussion and debate, without interruption, and an immediate vote on a motion to table without discussion on ...

Editorial: Would you help someone vote against you? - Baptist Standard

Baptist Standard

These bylaws are sacred; we follow them as meticulously and religiously as we follow Robert's Rules of Order, which is to say, most of the time.

The results are in, candour wins: The Workish guide to picking your battles | Financial Post

Financial Post

Try parliamentary procedure: grab Robert's Rules of Order (Hybrid Edition, Newly Revised). Robert's is the authority on when to voice dissent about those Q4 ...

Town of Dewey-Humboldt Looking for Volunteers | Signals AZ

Signals AZ

The meetings of the Standing Committee will be subject to Arizona Open Meeting Law and will be conducted under Robert's Rules of Order.

SBCC Board of Trustees Brushes Off Vote of No Confidence - The Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Independent

Napoleon defended the senate's action, saying the item was moved in accordance with the senate's bylaws and Robert's Rules of Order, which states a ...

A close look at all the options | Education | messagemedia.co

Aitkin Independent Age

Jennifer Cummings said that the board needs to better follow Robert's Rules of Order, as she felt the CRT discussion happened backward.

NC Dems say production of Lt. Gov. Robinson's report on teachers lacks transparency | WNCT

WNCT

“There is no chairperson, and the gatherings are not formal affairs governed by Robert's Rules or any other type of procedure. There are no votes, ...

Yes, Assemblymember - I can hear you, your microphone is on - The Skagway News.

Skagwaynews

He can say whatever he wants at the dais, and because of Robert's Rules, I am not allowed to respond. Unless I go full Mavis Henricksen (she's my new hero), ...

Rules reviewed at planning board meeting - Hammonton Gazette

Hammonton Gazette

At the beginning of the meeting, Chairman Ed Marinelli briefly reviewed Robert's Rules of Order with the members of the board, which he said “governs ...

Learning and following procedures leads to good government with less confusion ...

Norfolk Daily News

For those unfamiliar, books on parliamentary procedure like “Robert's Rules of Order” are available from most libraries or can be found online.

Louisiana state school board meeting's anti-mask parent protests - The Daily Advertiser

The Daily Advertiser

"We're going to run this meeting by Robert's Rules of Order," said Spell, who began calling witnesses. When the board emerged attempting to reconvene, ...

Residents asked to be more respectful at Council meetings | Wickenburg Sun

Wickenburg Sun

... as well as Town Code and the current version of Robert's Rules of Order. The next Town Council meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 5:30 p.m..

Rutland Ravens mascot vote was a 'binding action,' attorney review says

vtdigger.org

The review focuses on Robert's Rules of Order, which establishes guidelines for conducting public meetings. Leopold found that Alison Notte, who ...

Volusia County Council places some limits on public participation, dives back into budget

Daytona Beach News-Journal

Expressly adopted Robert's Rules of Order into the county code. Specified that points of order may be brought up and the chair should immediately ...

Hundreds arrested in DC at faith-led protest for voting rights

Richmond Free Press

... unto you hypocrites who pay attention to all of Robert's Rules (of order), all the made up rules of the Senate and the House, but you filibuster justice.

Some Oregon lawmakers condemn Newberg SD board members discussion of state's anti-racist ...

KPTV.com

Board members were not allowed to propose amendments (or even ask all their questions about the policy), the normal order of business per Robert's ...

Rezoning request for proposed Alma refugee center back on the table member to recuse himself ...

The Morning Sun

There were also questions regarding whether or not the group violated Robert's Rules of Order when voting on the three motions made during the ...

Ald. Hairston: 'This is a council that I don't recognize anymore'

Hyde Park Herald

"Robert's rules of order and council rules have been ignored, which can make some council actions illegal. People are being disrespectful and ...

Simpson pressing for process changes on City Council

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

... meetings with motions and votes rather than consensus decisions, follow Robert's Rules of Order and for them to be televised and streamed live.

Heights city attorney trains council, staff on having effective meetings

The Killeen Daily Herald

Olson said, “Robert's Rules of Order is offered as a reference guide to aid when making motions and conducting meetings. Motions are statements that ...

Newton Falls mayor seeks court help on firing

Warren Tribune Chronicle

It also states procedural matters are not addressed directly by the charter and council follows procedures outlined in Robert's Rules of Order, which ...

Arguments continue in Falls firing

Warren Tribune Chronicle

Fritz said sometimes a two-thirds majority is needed per Robert's rules, with motions that require a two-thirds vote including “amend or rescind ...

Racial commission hears update on slur allegation against police, argues

Inside NoVA

Haddow slammed a copy of Robert's Rules of Order on the dais and implored Torres to defend his interpretation of the procedures. Haddow has said ...

Volusia County Council looks to set millage rates at Tuesday meeting

Daytona Beach News-Journal

County Attorney Mike Dyer drafted an ordinance "intended as a starting point for discussion by the council" that incorporates Robert's Rules of Order ...

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE: Gen. Henry M. Robert, his work on the Galveston seawall

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

In the meantime, Robert's Rules of Order have become the standard rules for holding meetings across the United States and many nations around the ...

DV hires Herzog; changes meeting time

Leadercourier-times.com

The board approved following Robert's Rules of Order as parliamentary procedure. Bank depository will stay with Liberty National Bank and the ...

There are rules for that

theday.com

The Connecticut By-Laws call for Robert's Rules to be the system for ... Robert's Rules acknowledges the need to allow debate and discussion but ...

McCracken County passes resolution to become a second amendment sanctuary

WPSD Local 6

He said he wasn't voting because his understanding of Robert's Rules of Order means, as judge executive, he would not need to cast a vote unless it ...

Ed Litton's Sermongate Sparks Constitutional Crisis in Southern Baptist Convention

Capstone Report

According to SBC By-Law 11: “The parliamentary authority of the Southern Baptist Convention shall be Robert's Rules of Order (latest revised edition).

The Baptist insights of the man who wrote 'Robert's Rules'

Religion News Service

While you are not likely to have heard of him, you have almost certainly been subjected to the work of which he is the eponymous progenitor: “Robert's ...

Ocala city manager put on chopping block during council meeting

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

... as part of Robert's Rules. Grabelle ended up passing the gavel to properly make the motion. Councilman Matthew Wardell seconded the motion.

New mayor, council establish rules, discuss airport terminal costs

Watertown Public Opinion

Robert's Rules help keep government meetings moving as smoothly and quickly as possible. However, Roby said that when members are ...

AME General Conference debate on same-gender marriage continues after bill is voted down

Religion News Service

The bills are then voted on by the delegates and are decided upon based on Robert's Rules of Order: They need 50% plus one for a bill to pass.

Altering Our Vision of Voting

The New York Times

Robert's Rules of Order” ruled. But that was direct democracy. Most of the time it was a show of hands in a room. Everyone present could count the ...

Heated Chatham Commission meeting ends with no budget resolution. Here's what that means

Savannah Morning News

Citing Robert's Rules of Order, Ellis stopped discussion of the item and put it up for a vote. The item was voted down. District 7 Commissioner Dean ...

KED vote was done properly, city clerk says

The Kingston Whig-Standard

While Robert's Rules of Order may indicate two-thirds is required, according to city bylaws, just a simple majority is needed to end debate. “During the ...

Opinion/Harrington: Civilization's underappreciated miracle

The Providence Journal

"Robert's Rules of Order" is still evolving. In 2020, a 12th edition of the book was published under the careful eye of Henry Robert III, grandson of the ...

Wabash Township holds emergency meeting as future of fire department looms

Journal & Courier

... implemented a resolution to create an "emergency response department" and voted to adopt Robert's Rules of Order, a parliamentary procedure, to, ...

'We all need to eat our egos': No confidence vote shows New Hanover school board tensions

StarNewsOnline.com

Member Hugh McManus suggested further training on Robert's Rules of Order, a common parliamentary procedure used by governing bodies, saying ...

Fayette Democrats set special meeting to discuss state party leadership

Beckley Register-Herald

County chair Bill Sohonage confirmed to committee members that “Robert's Rules of Order would preclude us from taking a vote (on this tonight as it's ...

Being there in person feels right once again

PostBulletin.com

It's as much a part of most meetings as Robert's Rules of Order, motions and seconds, and roll call votes. But from my own living room, with my device ...

Hartford city councilman argues the body made a misstep when it approved new food truck policy

Hartford Courant

At least two thirds of the council, or six out of the eight members present, must agree to end debate, under Robert's Rules of Order, the parliamentary ...

Affirmative Action Committee members call on WV Democratic Leader Biafore to resign

West Virginia Daily News

They also violated Robert's rules of order and some of the DNC party bylaws.” Felix expressed frustration with the party's current leadership, and ...

Marathon meetings have council mulling rule changes

Worcester Telegram

At-large Councilor Khrystian King noted Tuesday that the "Robert's Rules of Order" under which council committees operate state that members can ...

Detroit IG probe: Police board chair wasn't wrong to silence member

The Detroit News

... parliamentary procedures regarding Chair Bell's rulings to determine if his actions violated Robert's Rules of Order," Inspector General File Manager ...

Surprise! Chairman McDonald blames others in GOP-Proud Boys mess

The Nevada Independent

Robert's Rules of Order, and all. Although McDonald largely makes Sajdak the scapegoat for the Proud Boys connections, he takes time to scold the ...

Lancaster will try new evaluation process; exploring remote participation

Worcester Telegram

Turner said using Robert's Rules, which the Selectboard recently agreed to start using again, allows for more organization and public comment at the ...

Racial Equity And Inclusivity Task Force Holds First Meeting

Los Alamos Daily Post

For example, if the task force chooses not to use Robert's Rules of Order, another protocol for running effective meetings could be used. During the ...

MLAs play magical chairs with committees in role shuffle

Northern News Services

... running meetings according to the rules of procedure of that body (these are usually similar to Robert's Rules of Order), acting as a spokesperson for ...

Critical race theory sparks flurry of resolutions for annual SBC meeting, Denny Burk reveals

Christian Post

... I would support it, but I'm not sure if it's possible under the rules (someone else who knows more about Robert's Rules can weigh-in)," he wrote.

Clawson mayor who resigned, then changed her mind, gets her job back

Detroit Free Press

A crucial part of the opinion rested on a technicality in Robert's Rules of Order, the procedures that govern how most city and township meetings ...

As 'Ravens' Vs. 'Raiders' Clash Continues, Rutland City Schools Mired In Committee Quagmire

Vermont Public Radio

Well, if it does turn out that Robert's Rules of Order were not followed to the letter, and that Mr. Cavacas is right about that? Could there not just be a ...

Clawson seeks clarity on ex-mayor's bid to rescind resignation

The Detroit News

Scripture acknowledged that "Robert's Rules of Order," which the council and many bodies follow guidance on parliamentary procedure, indicates ...

Grand jury report investigates Fairfax School District Board member

KERO 23ABC News

Robert's Rules of Order · Ethics law and principles. The Grand Jury recommended the board remove the current president of the board and train ...

Protesting masks and racism education, the 'patriots' take on Arizona's school boards

Arizona Mirror

While school boards do use some of Robert's Rules of Order as guiding principles for how they conduct meetings, state law governs who actually sits on ...

School board saves Asheville Primary, reverses pre-K plans

Mountain Xpress

But while the shambolic process may not have conformed to Robert's Rules of Order, a standard manual of meeting procedure, the final outcome was ...

Mascot committee convenes

Rutland Herald

Cavacas has suggested the February vote to adopt “Ravens” should be invalidated, arguing the vote did not follow Robert's Rules of Order because ...

School board committee to review Rutland Raiders mascot change

vtdigger.org

... including board chair Hurley Cavacas, have questioned whether previous board members followed correct procedures, including Robert's Rules of ...

Clawson mayor delivered resignation speech to council. Now she's trying to take it back

Detroit Free Press

Scripture said she based her move to rescind her resignation on a technicality in Robert's Rules. The rule says that unless a legislative board such as ...

Ashland 'too great a risk' for professional recruiter

Mail Tribune

... mayor may overturn and place on a future city council agenda for another vote, requiring two-thirds in favor to pass, according to Robert's Rules and ...

No resolution expected on impeachment: Zimmerman speaks out about the process

The Lafayette

Much of the confusion was around the parliamentary manual that Student Government follows, Robert's Rules, and its ambiguous description of the ...

Tom Davis: Preserving the Showmen's League of America

CarnivalWarehouse.com

... according to Robert's Rules. After the vote, the President formed a committee of 5 prominent members chaired by Past President Mike Featherston ...

Charlotte leaders vote to allow duplexes, triplexes to be built in 'all place types' as part of Future ...

WCNC.com

Councilmember Winston spoke up, "We do not follow Robert's Rules of Order in here. We follow the city council rules," he explained, annoyed at ...

Aldermen look at how to get back together

Rutland Herald

Davis said she had not yet had time to read the new Robert's Rules of Order for digital meetings forwarded to the board by the city attorney, and ...

State GOP backs local party as Williams and others deny they voted illegally

The Sheridan Press

... actual elections on March 16 objected to the votes using remedies available through Robert's Rules of Order governing parliamentary procedure.

Column: Liz Cheney pays a heavy price for telling the truth but is she just the first?

Chicago Tribune

Right, forget all those niceties about decorum and comity and Robert's Rules of Order. If anything, “owning the libs” with all the grace of a herd of ...