A California appellate court recently determined that only one general public comment period is necessary when a public body meets in multiple sessions to consider one agenda.
The Court found that the Commission complied with the laws by allowing general public comment on the second day of the two-day meeting held to consider a single agenda.
James Chaffee v. San Francisco Library Commission 115 Cal. App. 4th 461 (January 29, 2004).
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