Failure to participate halts city’s business

News

March 15, 2016 - 12:00 AM

For the first time in its five-year history, the Iola City Council failed to meet because too many members were absent.

When only four councilmen arrived for Monday’s planned meeting — Donald Becker, Nancy Ford, Beverly Franklin and Jon Wells — that left them one short of the required five to officially start the meeting.

“We cannot conduct any official business or meetings,” Becker noted, “so we have to adjourn.”

Related
August 28, 2012
August 7, 2012
March 31, 2012
April 19, 2011