To bring this blog into compliance with the resolution enabling Elected Officials' blogs that passed the Council today (more on this later), here's our new and improved disclaimer (from the new Elected Official Blog Site Procedures document):
This blog is supported by the City of Minneapolis through City funds, supplies, equipment and/or personnel. This blog is created as a limited public forum. The purpose of this limited public forum is to allow for an open discussion of issues related to the governance of the City of Minneapolis. Comments not within the purpose of this limited public forum will not be placed onto this blog. Further, comments will not be placed onto this blog if they fall into any of the following categories:
· Defamatory comments
· Profane language
· Comments that promote, foster, or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability, affectional preference or sexual orientation
· Sexually explicit remarks or material
· Comments related to political campaigning
· Comments related to soliciting for charities, unless the charity is sponsored by the City of Minneapolis
Any comments placed on this blog are public. The City of Minneapolis is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal comments of persons who provide blog comments and the risk of injury from the posting of such blog comments rests entirely with the person who provides the blog comments. The placement of blog comments onto this blog does not constitute an endorsement of those comments by the City of Minneapolis.
This post will also be available from the header of this blog. Please follow these ground rules, treat everyone with respect, and help prove that blog readers are responsible, civil, civic-minded folks.
I know you will. Cheers.
Note: this post was edited 5/26/06 with an updated disclaimer.