Supervisors change public comment policy, one week after limiting it

New Hampton, Iowa – Chickasaw County has changed their public comment policy, again.

Citizens requesting public comment must fill out a form in the Auditor’s office or boardroom, list their topic, turn in their sheet prior to the start of the meeting and present their views at 9:05 a.m..

Citizens are asked to keep their comments to two minutes and must be recognized by the chairperson.

This change comes one week after the board approved a policy limiting citizens to two minutes and require previous approval to be on the agenda.