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(1) No person shall at a meeting of the council willfully disrupt or obstruct the work of or the conducting of the business of the council.

(2) The following definitions apply:

(a) Willfully implies simply a purpose or willingness to commit the act or omission referred to and does not require any intent to violate law or injure another or acquire any advantage.

(b) To disrupt or obstruct shall mean any act or action that does or could reasonably be expected to prevent those present at the meeting from carrying out the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is held in and at the time and place provided.

(c) The work of or the conducting of the business of the council refers to the process of receiving and reviewing testimony and other evidence, discussing, considering, debating and voting on matters on the agenda of the council and other matters properly before it.

(Section 4.727 added by Ordinance No. 16307, enacted October 11, 1971.)