Lubbock City Council approves quarterly night meetings - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock City Council approves quarterly night meetings

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

At a meeting Tuesday morning, the Lubbock City Council voted unanimously to hold at least one meeting after 5:30 p.m. every four months from now on.

City Councilman Todd Klein came up with the idea, saying holding meetings at night would allow the public to speak out and let the council hear from citizens who would not normally be able to attend.

Lubbock Mayor Tom Martin said the first of these meetings could take place as early as June.

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