Bob Ellis, vice chair of the Fulton County Commission, said he thinks the county’s vote on its tax rate was illegal. ALYSSA POINTER/ALYSSA.POINTER@AJC.COM AJC FILE PHOTO
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Public comment rules for metro Atlanta’s cities and counties

Exactly how much time you’ll have to speak at city or county meetings varies widely.

We’ve all been there: Your city council or county commission is taking up a hot issue and you’re ready to speak your mind to your elected officials. The meeting is packed; plenty of folks are geared up to have their say. But do you know the rules governing public comment for your particular city? Your county? You should. Let us help you prepare for that next important meeting so you’ll make the most of your time.

>> LEARN MORE: See the public commenting rules for City of AtlantaClaytonCobb | DeKalbFultonGwinnett

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