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Board Meeting Speaker Request

Rules for Public Comment

The following rules apply to any individual who wishes to speak before the Franklin County Board of Elections:

  1. THIS FORM MUST BE FILLED OUT COMPLETELY AND SUBMITTED PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF THE BOARD MEETING. *SUBMITTING THIS FORM DOES NOT GARUNTEE THAT YOU WILL BE GRANTED THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK.
  2. SPEAKERS HAVE THREE MINUTES TO ADDRESS THE BOARD AND MAY ONLY SPEAK IF ACKOWLEDGED BY THE CHAIR.
  3. SPEAKERS MAY ONLY REQUEST TO SPEAK ON AGENDA ITEMS.
  4. WE ASK THAT A SEPARATE SPEAKER SLIP BE SUBMITTED FOR EACH AGENDA ITEM.
  5. SPEAKERS MAY NOT CONCEDE THEIR TIME TO ANOTHER SPEAKER.
  6. THE CHAIR MAY FURTHER LIMIT TIME ALLOTED.
  7. NO PERSON SHALL ENGAGE IN CONDUCT THAT IS INTENDED TO OR IS LIKELY TO DISTURB THE ORDERLY CONDUCT OF THE BOARD MEETING.
  8. NO PERSON SHALL BRING POLITICAL PARAPHERNALIA TO THE BOARD MEETING.

The Executive Manager will deliver speaker slips to the Chair of the Board in the order received.

Please read the “Rules for Public Comment” above, prior to completing this form. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.

*Are you a Franklin County resident?: