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Cee Gee

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opinion wanted
« on: Mar 13, 2019, 05:56:55 PM »
I have submitted a question to our Council. The meeting is 1930hrs Wednesday. Deadline to submit 1200 hrs two working days prior to the meeting what is the latest time I can submit.. 

fortyone

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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #1 on: Mar 13, 2019, 06:16:37 PM »
I would say 12:00 on Monday is the latest but have two questions..

Why not ask what time is the last acceptable.
Why not submit well in advance (now or maybe tomorrow morning).

This presumes the meeting isn't 19:30 today and you asked for advice too late. I can also see that they may want two completely free working days so making Fiday 12:00 the last time. If they didn't want the question then that is the interpretation they would apply.

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zoony

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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #2 on: Mar 13, 2019, 06:57:45 PM »
Your question says you've 'submitted' a question, which I'd take to mean already..Is it a trick?
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Cee Gee

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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #3 on: Mar 13, 2019, 07:19:01 PM »
The deadline has been changed from 15 minutes prior all I ask is for an interpretation of the new deadline. yes I missed the deadline. Why should I want to trick anyone?   

zoony

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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #4 on: Mar 13, 2019, 07:22:13 PM »
I meant a word-play trick. No intent to offend or be offensive.
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Cee Gee

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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #5 on: Mar 13, 2019, 07:46:49 PM »
Not offended just puzzled. But I really would be grateful of an opinion. :) 

Diasi

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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #6 on: Mar 13, 2019, 09:24:34 PM »
I would imagine that the council has seen your question & thought "bollocks, we're up shіt creek if this gets asked" & have deliberately changed the deadline.
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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #7 on: Mar 14, 2019, 10:02:06 AM »
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Alex22

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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #8 on: Mar 14, 2019, 12:22:40 PM »

Your question has already been submitted you say, the meeting was yesterday at 19.30 so the deadline should have been Monday at noon.

I don't understand the question  ??? ok I'm a bit slow sometimes......

Cee Gee

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Re: opinion wanted
« Reply #9 on: Mar 14, 2019, 05:58:51 PM »

Thanks Alex and 41 for your interpretation that are the same as mine.below is an extract from the council constitution.




Individuals who wish to ask a question at a Council meeting MUST give notice, in writing/via email/via social media in accordance with the deadlines specified in Part 4 of this Constitution:  Council Meeting 4pm on the day of the meeting   All other meetings 12 noon two working days, before the date of the meeting.