What is a Motion?

A formal proposal suggesting a specific action or decision. Motions are an essential part of parliamentary procedure and used to initiate discussion and decision-making within the deliberative body. Here are a few situations when a motion might be filed:   It is important to note that for a motion to proceed, it usually needs to be seconded by another council member. Once seconded, the motion can be discussed and debated by council members before a formal vote is taken.
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