Posts Tagged ‘Motion to reconsider’

Motions to Reconsider – A Follow-up

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Last week’s posting about motions to reconsider led one reader to ask a couple of follow-up questions: (1) does a board need a specific rule in order to permit motions to reconsider, and (2) if a board does desire a specific rule, for how long a period may it permit the motion to be made.

Issues That Have Been Decided and the Motion to Reconsider

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Here’s a situation that comes up in phone calls several times a year.  The board passes some kind of motion – adopting an ordinance, establishing a policy, making an appointment – and a meeting or two later one or more members think they may want to change their minds.  When the matter gets raised, someone […]