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Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:20

HCC offers parliamentary procedures seminar

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Haywood Community College’s Continuing Education Department is offering a Basic Parliamentary Procedures seminar on Wednesday, November 17 with UNC School of Government faculty member A. Fleming Bell, II.

The seminar will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. in the Student Services Building on campus.

Topics include types of meetings, agendas, motions, action by the board, voting, debate, ratification of actions, quorums and closed sessions. Participants will also discuss common practices and legal standards for comment at public meetings. Government officials, leaders of community groups, corporations, non profits, and cultural religious, social, educational, and professional organizations can all benefit from this seminar.

This workshop is co-sponsored by HCC and the Local Government Training Program in the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs at Western Carolina University. Cost is $30 and includes refreshments, materials, and Bell’s book, Suggested Rules of Procedure for Small Local Government Boards.

828.565.4008.

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