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Warren Councilwoman Chery Saffold, D-6th ward, and Councilman Ron White, D-7th ward, discuss legislation during Wednesday’s council meeting. The legislators are in favor of having council meeting live broadcast, so residents can view them.

WARREN — City council has voted unanimously to begin the process necessary to livestream council meetings and, perhaps, future committee meetings from council chambers and its caucus room.

The next step is to determine how — and the cost — of doing public business in a way residents can actually see.

Several communities locally and statewide use various methods to access their meetings, including Trumbull and Mahoning counties, Youngstown and Girard.


Councilwoman Cheryl Saffold, D-6th Ward, pushed for a vote of approval during a meeting on Tuesday to livesteam the council meetings.

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