Council chops public comments to 3 minutes - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print Chattanooga city council is taking a schoolmarm role in slashing by 40 percent the number of seconds citizens are allotted to air grievances and petitions to their public representatives.. By David Tulis / 92.7 NoogaRadio It’s not that city council is a lavish waster of time. Its main Tuesday evening meetings often are gaveled to a close in 30 minutes, and issue the dry musty smell of routine administration with little or passion over ideas, the rights of people, police abuse or prosperity. Up until now citizens have been allowed five minutes in which to speak. The council —