Any per­son no a mem­ber of the Board of Coun­ty Com­mis­sion­ers may address the Board of Com­mis­sion­ers with regard to items of pro­posed busi­ness under the fol­low­ing rules:

(A) He or she must come by the CountyClerk’s office dur­ing reg­u­lar office hours on the Fri­day before the third Tues­day of each month and sign a request form to be placed on the Board meet­ing agen­da to address the Board of Com­mis­sion­ers.  (See Adden­dum “B”)

(B) He or she shall rise (if not phys­i­cal­ly impaired) and state his or her name and address for the record and unless fur­ther time is grant­ed by the Board to lim­it remarks to five (5) min­utes.  All remarks shall be addressed to the Board of Com­mis­sion­ers, not to any mem­ber thereof.

(C) No per­son oth­er than the Com­mis­sion­er rec­og­niz­ing the indi­vid­ual address­ing the Board and the per­son hav­ing the floor shall be per­mit­ted to enter into any dis­cus­sion direct­ly or through a mem­ber of the Board with­out the per­mis­sion of the Coun­ty Board Chair­man.  No ques­tions shall be asked of a Com­mis­sion­er except through the Chair­man.  Any per­son mak­ing per­son­al or imper­ti­nent remarks or who shall become dis­rup­tive address­ing the Board of Com­mis­sion­ers shall be forth­with evict­ed from the Board room by the Chairman.

The Sher­iff or his autho­rized designee shall be the Sergeant at Arms at the Board meet­ings.  He or she shall car­ry out all orders and instruc­tions of the Chair­man for the pur­pos­es of main­tain­ing order and deco­rum.  The Sergeant at Arms shall remove any per­son vio­lat­ing order and deco­rum of the meet­ing.  Such removal may be accom­pa­nied by fur­ther pros­e­cu­tion for any vio­la­tion of any ordi­nance under this Code.