Lawriter - OAC - 4901:1-2-08 Notice of meetings to the public.

4901:1-2-08 Notice of meetings to the public.

(A) Any person may determine the time, place, and purpose of all upcoming regular, special, and emergency meetings of the committee by:

(1) Writing to the following address: "Underground Technical Committee Coordinator, Service Monitoring and Enforcement Department, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215."

(2) Contacting the commission via telephone, 800-686-7826, during normal business hours.

(3) Consulting the commission's web site at www.puco.ohio.gov.

(B) Any person may request to receive notice of the time, place, and purpose of all regularly scheduled, special, and emergency meetings of the committee by submitting a written request to: "Underground Technical Committee Coordinator, Service Monitoring and Enforcement Department, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215." Requests shall include the name, address, telephone number, and email address of the person making the request.

(C) Notice of regularly scheduled meetings shall be emailed to those persons who have requested to receive notice not less than five days prior to the date of the meeting.

(D) If a special meeting of the committee is scheduled, notice of the meeting will be made by email no later than twenty-four hours prior to the special meeting. Such notice shall be complete once an email has been sent. Notice of special meetings shall be given to representatives of the news media who made request to receive notice.

(E) Members of the news media who wish to be notified of a special meeting or emergency meeting of the committee should indicate on their request that they are a member of the news media, the news agency that they represent, and a request to be notified when a special meeting or emergency meeting is scheduled. Notice of a special meeting or emergency meeting will only be given to one representative of any particular news agency.

(F) If an emergency meeting of the committee is scheduled, immediate notice of the meeting will be made by email or telephone to members of the news media who have requested notification. Calls will be made during the normal business hours of the commission. Such notice shall be complete if an email has been sent or if a telephone message has been left for the representative.

(G) The coordinator of the committee may request that persons verify in writing that they wish to remain on the list of persons to be notified of meetings of the committee.

Effective: 12/4/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/30/2020
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4913.45
Rule Amplifies: 3781.342