Chapter 1501:1-33 Ohio Water Advisory Council
Public notice of hearing for the purpose of promulgating rules to be conducted by the Ohio water advisory council shall be advertised in five newspapers of general circulation in the state at least thirty days, but not more than sixty days, prior to the hearing. The notice shall state the council's intention to consider adopting, amending or rescinding a rule, shall include a synopsis of the proposed rule, amendment or rule to be rescinded, or a general statement of the subject matter to which such rule relates, and the date, time and place of a hearing on said proposed action. The notice shall also state the place from which copies of the proposed rule, amendment or rule to be rescinded may be obtained.
Notice of all public meetings of the Ohio water advisory council shall be given in accordance with the following procedure:
(A) Any person may determine (be informed of) the time and place of regularly scheduled meetings or the time, place and purpose of any special meeting by calling on the telephone the office of the chief of the division of water.
(B) Any person may obtain advance notice of all meetings at which any specific type of public business is to be discussed by identifying the type of public business for which he desires to be notified and by supplying the chief of the division of water with stamped self-addressed envelopes. The chief will mail to such person a notice of the time, place, and type of business to be discussed at the meeting at least four calendar days before the meeting is scheduled unless the meeting is an emergency meeting.
(C) The chief of the division of water will maintain a list of representatives of the news media who have requested in writing notice of special or emergency meetings. The chief shall mail such representatives notice at least four days before special meetings or shall telephone notice at least twenty-four hours before special meetings. In the event of an emergency meeting the representatives of the news media who have requested notification of emergency meetings shall be notified immediately of the time, place and purpose of the meeting. News media representatives requesting notice pursuant to this paragraph shall supply the chief with the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the representative to be contacted.
(D) The Ohio water advisory council shall provide the chief of the division of water with the time, place and purpose of meetings requiring public notice under the provision of this rule within sufficient time to enable the chief to comply with the provisions of this rule.
Minutes of all meetings of the Ohio water advisory council will be promptly recorded and shall be open to public inspection during working hours at the office of the chief of the division of water.