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Mayor issues Stay at Home Order, effective March 25, 2020.  For more information, go to www.FranklinTN.gov/StayAtHome

City Hall in-person hours reduced to 8am-1pm.

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

Public Meeting Code of Conduct

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Policy

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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.