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Type of Board of Supervisor Meetings

Type of Board of Supervisor Meetings

Members of the Board of Supervisor participate in a wide variety of meetings. Below is a list of some of those meetings that includes meeting type, meeting activities and public role in that meeting. Meetings are subject to change.

Meeting Type Meeting Activities Public role Number of Annual Meetings
Committee of Whole¹
  • Review legislative actions
  • Review administrative items
  • Review contracts
  • Agenda & packets posted and on website
  • Observe
  • Provide feedback within decorum guidelines
26
Board Meeting
  • Vote on actions
  • Conduct public hearings
  • Agenda & packets posted and on website
  • Observe
  • Comment during public hearings
  • Provide feedback within decorum guidelines
26
Special Committee of the Whole¹
  • Opportunity for the Board to meet with staff and review policy issues
  • Post Agenda
  • Observe
7
Election Canvass²
  • Review election results and certify
  • Agenda posted and on website
  • Observe
  • Provide feedback within decorum guidelines
8
Meetings with County Boards and Commissions¹
  • Opportunity to hear about Board or Commission activities
  • Opportunity for Board to observe and assess and thank appointments for service
  • Agenda & packets posted and on website
  • Observe
  • Provide feedback pursuant to the Board or Commissions rules
6
Meetings with Authorized Agencies¹
  • Opportunity to hear about agencies activities and address County budget
  • Committee agenda posted and on website
  • Observe
23
Meetings with City Councils
  • Opportunity for the Board to inform and listen to issues in local communities
  • Provide feedback pursuant to the Council’s rules
17
Meetings with Legislators or other governmental officials
  • Opportunity for the Board to inform and listen to issues
  • Dependent on meeting type and open meeting guidelines
4
Service on independent Boards and Commission
  • Review actions before the local or regional Board
  • County Supervisor reports back activities to County Board of Supervisors
  • Dependent on Board or Commission type and open meeting guidelines
125
Service on task forces
  • Supervisors typically serve on task forces created by state or local governments to research issues of general concern
  • Dependent on task force type and open meeting guidelines
    Generally no Board of Supervisors Quorum
Varies
  1. These meetings are posted with no official actions taken
  2. These meetings are posted as Special Board meetings with actions taken on the canvass