(1) Regular meetings of the board of natural resources shall be held on the first Tuesday of every month except August. If a regular meeting falls on a holiday, such regular meeting shall be held on the next business day. A schedule of meetings will be published in the Washington Register in January of each year. Changes to the schedule will be published in the state register pursuant to RCW 42.30.075
. Special meetings may be held pursuant to RCW 42.30.080
. Any person may obtain information about locations and meeting times by contacting the Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 47001, Olympia, Washington 98504-7001. The public is invited to attend and comment at all meetings.
(2) Members of the board of natural resources may participate by telephone in any regular or special meeting so long as a speaker phone is available at the public meeting location. To assure that all discussions comply with RCW 42.30.030
, if more than one board member is participating by telephone, then each such board member shall use a separate telephone line or a separate telephone. If other electronic means of attending meetings from remote locations are available, board members may employ these means so long as board discussion can be heard by those attending the public meeting consistent with the Open Public Meetings Act RCW 42.30. Board members participating by telephone or other electronic means may vote on any matter and shall be considered as part of the quorum.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.30.150
(5), (6), (9), and 42.30.030. WSR 02-19-058 (Order 707), § 332-10-041, filed 9/12/02, effective 10/13/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.30.150
and 42.30.070. WSR 92-20-060 (Order 606), § 332-10-041, filed 10/2/92, effective 11/2/92.]