Come to Order face of chairman by Paul Hoffman for PlannersWeb

The Commission Will Come to Order

David Allor examines the purpose of rules of procedure, reviewing the importance of fair and coherent rules. Included after the article is Allor‘s annotated model outline of motions for planning commissions and zoning boards…

Illustration by Marc Hughes for PlannersWeb

Holding Effective Public Meetings

…during planning commission meetings or hearings. Some years ago we published two excellent articles by the David Allor (since deceased), a planner who taught at the University of Cincinnati, about modifying Robert’s Rules of Orders…