Glossary of Terms

  • Consent - Consists of routine items that normally do not require individual consideration

  • Morning and Afternoon Regular - Consists of items considered by the Board that require discussion and separate votes

  • Motion - An action by the Board of Supervisors

  • Ordinances Resolutions and Minute Orders - Legal records documenting Board actions

  • Public Hearing - An opportunity required by law enabling residents to speak for or against certain matters before the Board takes action

  • Public Presentation - A time at the end of each Board meeting for individuals to comment on matters not on the agenda, but within the jurisdiction of the Board.