A plan to codify the City Council’s policy on public comments into the official Council Rules of Procedure was held in Rules Committee Thursday amid concerns raised by several Progressive Caucus and freshman aldermen who called the rules too “subjective” and “limiting.”  After about an hour of debate on Ald. Ed Burke’s (14) and Rules Chair Michelle Harris’ (8) ordinance to add a new Rule 58 to the Council’s meeting guidelines, Chair Harris announced she’d hold the item and recess the meeting until Oct. 5th at 9:15 a.m., about an hour before the full City Council meeting. 

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