… Two speakers were nearly ushered out of the room, although they weren’t. The mic was cut off twice on one speaker….
… Mayor Bob O’Dekirk invoked the “personal attacks” rule when Erin Gallagher began talking about Councilman Larry Hug, although he has let it slide at previous meetings when the targets have been council members less friendly to the mayor. ….
… The mayor cut the mic off twice on Gallagher, the first time as she began invoking Hug’s name, which prompted Gallagher to begin shouting as the mayor suggested the meeting could be adjourned to “clear the room.” ….
Two lawyers for Stop NorthPoint, the organization that filed the lawsuit, called in to the hearing. “Are you smarter or more informed than the hundreds and maybe thousands of people who oppose this annexation?” attorney Robert Fioretti said.