Rules of Decorum

City of San Leandro City Council Meeting Rules of Decorum

  1. We respect your right to participate as citizens, but we expect you to be courteous and polite to the Council, City staff, and other members of the public.
  2. We respect your right to disagree, but we expect you to express your disagreement only at the podium at the appropriate time.
  3. We respect your right to dispute the recommendations of the City staff, and we value our employees and the work they do. We ask you to discuss facts and not attack personalities.
  4. We have zero tolerance for inflammatory, racist, or similar hateful comments from the public. We also have zero tolerance for any displays of support or opposition from the audience as a whole. We expect the public to respect the right of the Council to deliberate in a responsible and deliberate fashion.