(A) Board meetings The director or the director's designee shall call meetings of the advisory board when it is necessary for the board to provide advice to the director, and the non-voting chairperson shall provide notice of any meetings pursuant to paragraph (B) of this rule.
(B) Notice of meetings
(1) Regular meetings: Notice of all of the advisory board's regularly scheduled meetings, including date, starting time and location will be posted on the Ohio department of agriculture's web site www.agri.ohio.gov at least ten days in advance of all scheduled meetings, and may also be provided to the Gongwer or Hannah news service for publication.
(2) Special meetings: Notice of date, time, place, and purpose of any special meetings shall be placed on the Ohio department of agriculture's website www.agri.ohio.gov at least twenty-four hours prior to said meeting and may also be provided to Hannah or Gongwer news services for website or print publication. Notice may also be sent to other media outlets that requested such information.
(3) Emergency meetings: Notice of date, time, location and purpose of all emergency meetings shall be given to all news media who requested prior notification, and the meeting notice shall be published in on the department's website www.agri.ohio.gov and may also be provided to Hannah or Gongwer news services for website or print publication.
(C) Any person may obtain prior notice of the date, time, and location of any regularly scheduled, special, or emergency, meetings when a particular type of business is to be discussed by enrolling in the department's newsletter at www.agri.ohio.gov or requesting prior notification in writing from the "Ohio Department of Agriculture, Office of Farmland Preservation, 8995 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068."
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/22/2015 and 04/13/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 901.22
Rule Amplifies: 901.23
Prior Effective Dates: 8/25/03, 2/21/05, 12/14/2009