Councilwoman Phyllis Smith exits the Aug. 25 North Miami Beach special council meeting. The council gave initial approval to an ordinance that would make leaving before the end of a meeting a violation, except in emergency situations.
Councilwoman Phyllis Smith exits the Aug. 25 North Miami Beach special council meeting. The council gave initial approval to an ordinance that would make leaving before the end of a meeting a violation, except in emergency situations. City of North Miami Beach
Councilwoman Phyllis Smith exits the Aug. 25 North Miami Beach special council meeting. The council gave initial approval to an ordinance that would make leaving before the end of a meeting a violation, except in emergency situations. City of North Miami Beach

North Miami Beach moves to penalize council members who leave meetings early

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