2020 Law Enables Council To Meet Without A Traditional Quorum
September 29, 2022
On Tuesday, with only two Kimball City Council members present along with the mayor, a law enacted in 2020 was used for the council to conduct an official meeting, according to city attorney Matt Turman.
Turman explained how and why a meeting could still be conducted even though two members were absent and a quorum technically did not exist.
In 2020, LB1003 changed the quorum requirements for second-class cities. The League of Municipalities lobbied the Unicameral for the new statute because a town in the eastern part of the state had two resignations and could not conduct business or pay b...