Role With It: Individual Versus Council Authority

Information Memo

Published: April 14, 2020

Role with it Individual Versus Council Authority
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Learn common ways council members may overstep their proper role and the personal liability that may ensue. Understand actions you may take in your role as an individual council member versus your role as part of the entire city council.