Rules in Central Jersey towns vary widely as Edison weighs limit on public-meeting comments

By LALITA ALOOR AMUTHAN • Staff Writer, Home News Tribune • January 12, 2009

EDISON —As the debate over curbing public comment at Township Council meetings continues, a survey of neighboring municipalities shows that most do not limit public comment at their meetings.

The portion of the proposed ordinance that has ignited public ire in Edison seeks to limit individuals to speaking just once on each of the categories of business on the meeting's agenda, with a limit of four minutes each time.

See full article. Includes comments of the NJ Libertarian Party Open Government Taskforce.