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Minnesota Statutes Towns (Ch. 365-368) § 365.56. Order of business;  parliamentary procedure

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Subdivision 1. Moderator states order first.  At the beginning of a town meeting, the moderator shall state the order of business.

Subd. 2. Special meeting;  only noticed business.  At a special town meeting, business is limited to the business listed in the meeting notice.

Subd. 3. Tax voted on in order.  A proposition to vote a tax must not be acted on out of the order of business stated by the moderator.

Subd. 4. Motion to reconsider.  A motion to reconsider a vote must be made within one-half hour of the vote.  To pass, a motion to reconsider must be favored by a majority of the electors entered on the election register when the motion is made.

Subd. 5. Voting majority wins.  All questions on motions except a motion to reconsider are decided by a majority of the electors voting on the question.

Subd. 6. Moderator decides, declares vote.  The moderator shall decide and declare the vote on each question.

Cite this article: - Minnesota Statutes Towns (Ch. 365-368) § 365.56. Order of business;  parliamentary procedure - last updated January 01, 2018 |

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