Technology and Meetings

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Technology and Meetings

Local agency meetings are an opportunity to engage with residents, media and the greater community. Incorporating technology before, during and after a meeting can enhance transparency, communication and public participation.

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Using Technology for More Participation During Public Meetings

These articles provide an overview of different purposes and tools, accompanied by examples from California cities and counties.

Using Technology for More Participation During Public Meetings

Using Keypad Polling to Enhance Public Meetings

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Technology and Meetings

From the Wisconsin State Journal newspaper: Many Madison City Council members send and receive emails and texts during meetings, and the city requires all of it to be kept as a public record. Some want to explore new rules because such communications can create the possibility of open meetings violations and, if not illegal, still allow a channel of communications unseen by the public in real time.

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