Topic: Pope County SWCD Meeting Using Alternative Meeting Format
The Pope SWCD will hold their regular scheduled meeting in an alternative means from remote locations using teleconference or video conference systems (ZOOM). Members of the public interested in monitoring the meeting may do so by phone.
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Meeting ID: 810 4446 3668
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ayUnpP0zP
Time: May 19, 2020 07:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Open Meeting Requirements During a State of Emergency
Here is a link to a fact sheet on the Open Meeting Law during a pandemic situation MS 13D.021 subdivision 1 permits public bodies to hold meetings via telephone or other electronic means if the conditions are met. Requirements are all listed in the handout…I have noted the two that apply to our situation.
- All participating members can hear one another;
- All votes must be taken by roll call