Local government meeting agendas and public comment bill

January 21, 2016

In an effort to dictate the way local public bodies conduct their business, HB 757 (Robert Bell) would mandate that the agenda for all meetings be disseminated at least seven days prior to the meeting. In addition, the meeting shall provide for at least five minutes of public comment on each item on the agenda before any action can be taken on the agenda item.

VACo is working with the patron and the FOIA Council staff to refine the language but to ensure that citizens have an opportunity to be heard.

VACo Contact: Jim Campbell, CAE

- Related Blog Posts -

VACo supports maintaining authority of Counties to address impacts of large-scale solar

January 28, 2020

View Blog Post

Senate municipal renewable energy bill advances

January 29, 2019

View Blog Post

Public Safety Legislation

January 15, 2018

View Blog Post