Airport Land Use Commission Special Meeting to Discuss
Teleconference vs. Virtual Meeting Attendance moving forward in accordance with AB361
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Topic: ALUC Special Meeting - AB 361 Compliance
Time: Sep 30, 2021 04:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 871 1745 5831
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1.CALL TO ORDER
A.Pledge of Allegiance
A.AB361 Compliance - In-person vs. Virtual Meeting attendance – (Brenda Veenendaal) [DISCUSSION]
Summary: ALUC Legal Counsel and staff just became aware of a new bill, AB 361 (hyperlinked below). This bill, until January 1, 2024, would authorize a local agency to use teleconferencing without complying with the teleconferencing requirements imposed by the Ralph M. Brown Act when a legislative body of a local agency holds a meeting during a declared state of emergency, as that term is defined, when state or local health officials have imposed or recommended measures to promote social distancing, during a proclaimed state of emergency held for the purpose of determining, by majority vote, whether meeting in person would present imminent risks to the health or safety of attendees, and during a proclaimed state of emergency when the legislative body has determined that meeting in person would present imminent risks to the health or safety of attendees, as provided.
Additonally, if the ALUC wishes to continue to meet via teleconference, they must meet before October 1 (Friday) to formally to make a finding in favor of virtual meetings. The ALUC's next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 4, 2021 and the agenda for that meeting is being prepared, therefore, staff needs direction on how the Commission would like to meet moving forward. Below is a link to the AB 361 language:
AB 361 Highlight:
(e) (1) A local agency may use teleconferencing without complying with the requirements of paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) if the legislative body complies with the requirements of paragraph (2) of this subdivision in any of the following circumstances:
(A) The legislative body holds a meeting during a proclaimed state of emergency, and state or local officials have imposed or recommended measures to promote social distancing.
(B) The legislative body holds a meeting during a proclaimed state of emergency for the purpose of determining, by majority vote, whether as a result of the emergency, meeting in person would present imminent risks to the health or safety of attendees.
(C) The legislative body holds a meeting during a proclaimed state of emergency and has determined, by majority vote, pursuant to subparagraph (B), that, as a result of the emergency, meeting in person would present imminent risks to the health or safety of attendees.
Action: To take the action identified in AB 361 for the continuation of teleconfered ALUC meetings.
This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the ALUC on items within its jurisdiction but not on this agenda. Note: Prior to action by the ALUC on any item on this agenda, the public may comment on that item. Unscheduled comments may be limited to 3 minutes.