City Council operating rules and procedures changing - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

City Council operating rules and procedures changing

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rules and procedures on how the Spokane City Council operates are changing.

Council members realize there has been some confusion in the past when it comes to who can do what on the city council. The most recent came earlier this month when President Shogan got angry at several council members for going behind his back when they planned a special session without him knowing about it. Council members now say it was just a miscommunication.

The rules have been the topic of discussion for over a year and a half among council members who say they've needed to clean up their rules and procedures in how they operate.

The council voted 6 - 1 in favor of the new changes at Monday night's council meeting.

Kevin Randal
KHQ Reporter

 

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