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

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