Rule 20. - Public Notice Of Regular And Special Meetings


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  • RULE 20. PUBLIC NOTICE OF REGULAR AND SPECIAL MEETINGS

    Notice of the time and place of regularly scheduled meetings of the Civil Service Commission shall be published in advance of such meeting with the Clerk of Council. Notice of the time, place and purpose of all special meetings shall be posted at the main office of the Civil Service Commission, and outside the office of the Clerk of Council and on the City of Cincinnati's website.

    Special meetings of the Civil Service Commission shall not be held unless twenty four hours advance notice is given to the news media that have requested notification. In the event of an emergency requiring immediate official action, the member(s) calling such emergency meeting shall notify the news media that have requested notification immediately of the time, place and purpose of such meeting. To request notification, the news media shall submit a written request to the Civil Service Commission at its office, Centennial Plaza Two, 805 Central Avenue, Suite 200. Such request shall include the name and address of the news media making the request and a telephone number for use by the Civil Service Commission. The notification required by this rule shall be made by telephone call to the number included in the news media request. The responsibility for keeping the required information current shall be that of the news media making the request.

    Any person who wishes to obtain advance notification of all meeting at which any specific type of public business is to be discussed shall submit a written request for notification to the Civil Service Commission. Such request shall include the name and address and telephone number of the person making the request and shall be accompanied by payment of a reasonable fee for such notification, as determined by the Civil Service Commission. Notification shall be made by mailing a copy of the agenda or a notice of the time, place and purpose of the meeting to the person requesting notification, except in the event of a special meeting such notification may be made by telephone call. The responsibility for keeping the required information current shall be that of the person making the request.