City of Asheville June 14, 2018 (6 months ago)

City Council Snapping

Good morning Sir or Ma’am,

I watched a segment of the City Council meeting in Asheville on You Tube last night and saw attendees snapping their approval. It was my understanding that applause from the gallery was not permitted. I looked at the city’s charter but could not find such a rule.

Would you please furnish me the wording of a rule should it exist and any sections of the minutes where the Mayor, any Mayor, addresses applause, especially finger snapping.

Informally, if you can answer why members of my city council need this constant re-enforcement that would help.

Thank you,
Bill from Arden

Status: Completed

Activity:

  • July 10, 2018 4:40 pm

    5 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    to: Sarah Terwilliger <sterwilliger@ashevillenc.gov>
    date: Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 4:40 PM
    subject: Re: [Public Records Request] Records Request: City Council Snapping

     

    Sarah,

     

    We appreciate your assistance with this request!

     

    Thank you,

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Completed
  • July 10, 2018 3:30 pm

    5 months ago

    from: Sarah Terwilliger <sterwilliger@ashevillenc.gov>
    to: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    date: Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 3:30 PM
    subject: Re: [Public Records Request] Records Request: City Council Snapping

     

    Good afternoon Sunshine Request,

     

    Please find the Rules of Procedure for City Council attached here. The specific requested information can be found under (7) Public Address to the Council, (e) which addresses decorum of the Chamber. Additionally, all council meeting minutes can be found on the webpage here and Council meetings can be viewed on the YouTube page here.

     

    Thank you!

     

    Sunshine Request

     

    **Editor’s Note: Please see referenced file “Rules of Procedure for City CouncilL.doc (1).pdf” at top left in documents


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • July 9, 2018 5:16 pm

    5 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <records@sunshinerequest.com>
    to: opengov@ashevillenc.gov
    date: Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 4:50 PM
    subject: Records Request: City Council Snapping

     

    Good Afternoon City of Asheville,

     

    We just received another request via www.sunshinerequest.com for information that may be available in your office!

     

    Here are the details:

     

    Subject: City Council Snapping

     

    Message: “Good morning Sir or Ma’am,

     

    I watched a segment of the City Council meeting in Asheville on You Tube last night and saw attendees snapping their approval. It was my understanding that applause from the gallery was not permitted. I looked at the city’s charter but could not find such a rule.

     

    Would you please furnish me the wording of a rule should it exist and any sections of the minutes where the Mayor, any Mayor, addresses applause, especially finger snapping.

     

    Informally, if you can answer why members of my city council need this constant re-enforcement that would help.

     

    Thank you,
    Bill from Arden”

     

    Thank you for your assistance.
    Have a good afternoon!

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government