Utah Administrative Code

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R64. Agriculture and Food, Conservation Commission.

Rule R64-2. Conservation Commission Electronic Meetings.

As in effect on Septemberr 1, 2018

Table of Contents

R64-2-1. Authority and Purpose.

(1) Purpose. Utah Code Section 52-4-207 requires any public body that convenes or conducts an electronic meeting to establish written procedures for such meetings. This rule establishes procedures for conducting commission meetings by electronic means.

(2) Authority. This rule is enacted under the authority of Sections 52-4-207, and 4-18-105.

(3) Procedure. The following provisions govern any meeting at which a voting majority of commissioners appear at the anchor location, by telephone, or electronically pursuant to Utah Code Section 52-4-207:

(a) If enough commission members which constitute a voting majority intend to participate electronically or by telephone, public notices of the meeting shall be posted. In addition, the notice shall specify the anchor location where the members of the commission not participating electronically or by telephone will be meeting and where interested persons and the public may attend, monitor, and participate in the open portions of the meeting.

(b) Notice of the meeting and the agenda shall be posted at the anchor location. Written or electronic notice shall also be posted on the Public Notice Website. These notices shall be provided at least 24 hours before the meetings.

(c) Notice of the possibility of an electronic meeting shall be given to the commission members at least 24 hours before the meeting. In addition, the notice shall describe how a commission member may participate in the meeting electronically or by telephone.

(d) When notice is given of the possibility of a member appearing electronically or by telephone, any commission member may do so and shall be counted as present for purposes of a quorum and may fully participate and vote on any matter coming before the commission. At the commencement of the meeting, or at such time as any commission member initially appears electronically or by telephone, the chair shall identify for the record all those who are appearing by telephone or electronically. Votes by members of the commission who are not at the physical location of the meeting shall be confirmed by the chair.

(e) The anchor location, unless otherwise designated in the notice, shall be at the offices of the Department of Agriculture and Food, 350 N Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, Utah. The anchor location is the physical location from which the electronic meeting originates or from which the participants are connected. In addition, the anchor location shall have space and facilities so that interested persons and the public may attend, monitor, and participate in the open portions of the meeting.

KEY

electronic meetings

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

August 21, 2013

Notice of Continuation

June 1, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

52-4-207


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R64, please contact the promulgating agency (Agriculture and Food, Conservation Commission). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.