What is a public meeting?

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A public meeting is any meeting conducted by a state, regional or local governing body to decide or consider any matter.

What agencies are required to hold public meetings?

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The public meetings law applies to the governing body of any state agency, regional government, city, county, school district, special district or municipal corporation. It also applies to their subcommittees.

What are the rules for keeping minutes?

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Public bodies must keep a record of their public meetings. Written minutes, audio and video recordings are acceptable. Minutes must include the members present, all motions, resolutions, votes taken and the substance of any discussion.