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Rules accepted at the July 5, 2011 meeting for public participation:

Public participation

Participants who accept our vision statement may vote at the meetings. 

When the floor is open for questions, the questions must be short max. 60 seconds. The majority of meeting participants can extend the speaker extra time.


Rules for meet-the-candidates and similar gatherings.

Opening statements, max. 5 minutes.

Questions from the public.

    Questions have a one-minute time limit.

        One follow up question to original question, one-minute time limit.

Rounds of questioning. New round starts when everyone has asked a question.

Closing statement max 3 minutes.


Rules for debates

  • Same as meet-the-candidates, but participants are given a chance for rebuttal.