VIDEO: Porterville city council on pride proclamation

  • Parent Category: News
  • Published: Wednesday, 19 June 2013 14:16
  • Written by Jason Scott

City council meeting from June 18th 2013:

 

 

Agenda items covered were: Proceed with rescinding the June "Pride Month" proclamation and replacing with non-LGBT inclusive proclamation.
The city attorney denied the request for an immediate vote on rescinding and approving the new proclamation on legal grounds that the items were clearly described as a vote to place them on the NEXT meeting's calendar.

- First, a vote was called to remove the "Non inclusive" Month of Community Charity and Goodwill to All in Porterville proclamation for the July 16th meeting. 
Mayor Gurrola and vice mayor McCracken voted Yes. Ward, Shelton and Hamilton voted No. (Failed)

- Second, a vote was called to add the "Non inclusive" Month of Community Charity and Goodwill to All in Porterville proclamation for the July 16th meeting. It will be added to the next meeting for a vote.
Mayor Gurrola voted No. McCracken, Ward, Shelton and Hamilton voted Yes.

- Third, a vote was called to add a "rescind the pride month proclamation" to the July 16th meeting. All council members voted Yes. It will be added to the next meeting for a vote.

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