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Flossmoor Board moves up public comments, adopts consent agenda in meeting restructuring

Flossmoor Village Board meetings made a shift toward greater expediency this week, adopting a consent agenda format that also sees citizens comments moved to the top of the list.

The change was made Monday, June 21, during a regular meeting of the village board. The consent agenda allows the board to vote on multiple items that Mayor Michelle Nelson described as “more routine in nature” with one vote.

“Some of you may notice that the agenda looks a little bit different tonight,” Nelson said. “We want to try something out — first of all to improve . . .

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