The purpose of this policy is to ensure that all members of the public have an equal opportunity to address the Board and to reaffirm the Board’s commitment to services informed by public input.
Meetings of the UETN Governing Board, UEN Advisory Council and Telehealth Services Advisory Council are open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held via videoconferencing and in person at:
Delores Dore Eccles Broadcast Center
University of Utah
101 Wasatch Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
The Board has adopted the following procedure for public comment during its meetings and meetings of the Advisory Councils. If you would like to provide public comment at a meeting, please contact the Board Secretary, Denise Elwood, at 801-581-3099 or firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the meeting.
From time-to-time meetings may be closed in accordance with state law for reasons that will be listed on the agenda prior to each meeting.
Utah Open and Public Meeting Act (UCA 52-4-1)
Communications Act of 1943, as amended (47 U.S.C. § 151 et seq)
Public Broadcasting Act (47 U.S.C. § 396)
“Advisory Council” means the UEN Advisory Council and Telehealth Services Advisory Council. For brevity, references to “Board” shall include “Councils” in this policy.
“Agenda” means the topics slated for Board discussion and action during their meeting. Agendas will be posted 24 hours before each meeting.
“Board” means the UETN Governing Board. Members are designated in state law (UCA 53B-17-105) and intended to be representative of the broader community served by UETN. For brevity, “Board” shall include “Councils” in this public comment policy.
“Comment” means an oral statement provided by a member of the public wishing to express their views to the UETN Board. Written comments for the Board may also be submitted online and will be forwarded to the Board chair or designee to summarize or convey in a meeting at their discretion.
“Commenter” means a named or anonymous individual wishing to express their views to the UETN Board. Commenters wishing to remain anonymous may substitute a general marker (e.g., Person A).
“Councils” means both the Telehealth Services Advisory Council and the Utah Education Network (UEN) Advisory Council.
Adopted by the UETN Board February 11, 2022
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