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Borough Assembly debates quorum ordinance

 

August 19, 2021

The Borough Assembly voted on Ordinance 2021-13 during Monday's meeting, which allows assembly members to be counted for the purposes of determining a quorum if they are communicating via teleconference.

The vote was 5-2 during the ordinance's first reading with Mayor Mark Jensen and Assembly Member Bob Lynn voting against.

The ordinance revision was requested by Assembly Member Dave Kensinger after the meeting on August 2 was cancelled due to a lack of quorum.

With the progress that teleconference programs such as Zoom have made recently and their increased presence in daily life, Kensinge...



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