Only 5 Minutes at #YQRcc

Two years ago, City Council did this.

City council has decided to reduce the allotted time for presentations to council to a maximum of five minutes, down from 10.

It’s a time limit change seen in one random town in the States too.

It’s possible for presenters to submit ideas in under 5 minutes, sometimes. And sometimes the information required by Council and the public in attendance need more explanation. Here’s a short presentation, no pun intended:

Part of the issue I have with the limitation is there is no limit to how long Councillors get to each ramble about an issue raised by a presentation, and it’s structured so the public citizen has no chance to respond to the crowd.

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About John Klein

My full time blog is at AbandonedStuff.com My personal site devoted to my Regina politics work is at JohnKlein.ca