Executive Order 2020-48 FAQs (No longer effective)

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Executive Order, 2020-48:
Temporary authorization of remote participation in public meetings and hearings and temporary relief from monthly meeting requirements for school boards - Rescission of Executive Order 2020-15


Q: If I don’t have ready access to the internet, can I access a public meeting held on Zoom, Skype, or another electronic meeting service?

 A: Yes. In general, commercial video conferencing software offers a telephone dial-in option. Pursuant to section 1(e)(iv) of EO 2020-48, public bodies must provide detailed procedures by which the public may participate in the meeting remotely, including a telephone number, if available.