Show/Hide

Payment Window open Mon-Friday 8am-Noon. City Hall Closed-Services continue online and on phone, call (615) 791-3217

For Covid-19 updates, visit www.FranklinTN.gov/Covid-19

See Governor Lee's Executive Orders - Health Guidelines to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Public Meeting Code of Conduct

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Policy

Photo of Public Meeting

Focus on the subject matter, never the person.

Observe

Follow these rules:

  • Comment will be directed through the chairperson
  • Time limits may be established
  • No person shall approach a board or commission without permission of the chairperson
  • Chairperson can stop comment after time has expired or if the commenter has violated public meeting guidelines & rules of decorum
  • The chairperson can remove the commenter from the meeting if violation occurs.

Listen

to understand, not to reply.

Intention

State your opinion in a concise manner. 

Tolerate

Respectfully disagree with others’ statements.

Educate

boards, commissions, and your neighbors with respect.