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AGO Finding on Meetings by Telephone or Video Conference

AGO Finding on Meetings by Telephone or Video Conference

The AGO’s recent opinion on the OPMA finds that a governing body can conduct a public meeting by telephone (or video) conference call. 

In Focus

Getting the Mentally Ill Out of Jails Tens of thousands of mentally ill people languish in jail. Many cities and states increasingly are working to get them treatment instead. More from Route Fifty. April 25, 2017

Tools and Resources

2018 Budget Calendar for Cities and Towns

It's never too early to start! This page lists the Washington State statutory deadlines in calendar year 2017 for preparing a 2018 city or town budget. 

 

Personnel Policies

Looking for sample personnel policies that would work in your jurisdiction? Our Personnel Policies page has over 25 options to browse, organized by population size, and includes samples from special purpose districts.