Borough of Zelienople, PA
Butler County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Zelienople as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-13-2017 by Res. No. 347-17 ]
Permitted telecommunication devices shall include telephones and computers, which allow at a minimum two-way audio communication between locations.
The Borough Council hereby authorizes the participation of Council members at Council meetings by means of the aforementioned telecommunication devices subject to the requirements herein.
In order to participate in a Council meeting by use of telecommunication devices, a majority of the membership of Council must be physically present at the advertised meeting within the Borough, and a quorum must be established at the meeting.
If, after the convening of a meeting, a member has been disqualified from voting, but is still physically present, Council members participating by telecommunication devices shall be counted to maintain a quorum.
Council members may only be authorized to participate by telecommunication devices under one or more of the following reasons:
Illness or disability of the member of Council;
Care for the ill or a newborn in the member's immediate family;
Emergency; and
Family or business travel.