Janesville City Council President Duwayne Severson

AUDIO: Janesville City Council considers change to order of business at meetings

The Janesville City Council is considering changing the order of business on it's meeting agendas to give citizens a chance to speak sooner.

Council President DuWayne Severson's proposal would make the public comment portion of the meeting, the first item after roll call and the flag pledge.

Severson says he's also proposing a new monthly agenda item called "Showcase Janesville" where local businesses and organizations will have a chance to highlight their activities.

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the changes Monday at 6:00 p.m.