Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
(a) All regular (as announced
through official state communication channels and through regular APLS
communication channels) and special meetings of the Board shall be open to the
public. The Board desires to hear the viewpoints of citizens and considers the
responsible presentation of these viewpoints vital to the efficient operation
of our organization.
(b) The Board
also recognizes its responsibility or proper governance, and therefore the need
to conduct its business in an orderly and efficient manner. The Board therefore
establishes the following procedures to receive input from citizens.
(a) Any individual desiring to address the
Board shall complete a form [Request to Address the Board (see page
1-1-5 for form)] and
give this form to the APLS Director at least two (2) working days prior to the
start of the Board meeting.
considered necessary, the Board chairman shall set a time on the length of
comment period. In order to ensure that each individual has an opportunity to
address the Board, the president may also set a time limit for individual
(a) The Board chairman
shall be responsible for recognizing any speakers, maintaining proper order,
and adherence to any time limit set. Questions of fact asked by the public
shall, when appropriate, be answered by the APLS Director; questions requiring
investigation shall be referred to the APLS Director for later report to the
(b) Members of the public
may, at the discretion of the chairman, be recognized while the Board conducts
its official business.
(a) During an open session the Board shall
not hear personal complaints against personnel or any person connected with
personnel matters shall be directed to the Board chairman and shall be
conducted in an executive session of the APLS Executive Board in accordance
with the State's Open Meeting Law.
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Filed June 25, 1991. Repealed and New Rule: Filed May 13, 2010; effective June 17, 2010.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 03, December 28,
2018, eff. 1/24/2019.
Chapter 520-1-1 filed September 30, 1982. Repealed and new
chapter adopted: Filed March 10, 1989.
Author: Nancy C. Pack, Director
Code of Ala.