Great Bend City Council members were given the 2018 Governing Body Handbook last week for review. The manual was designed to inform council members about the structure of City government and the role of elected officials. The table of contents includes the form of government, meeting tips, resolving conflict, ethics, budget basics, and how to best handle media.
Council member Vicki Berryman made four suggestions for changes regarding how the council uses social media. Berryman was against members using social media to voice opinions, complaints, or criticism towards other council members or city business, which resulted in a crowd member questioning if the suggestions were a form of censorship.
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