Effective January 1, 2011 there is a change to the Open Meetings Act. P.A. 96-1473, going into effect 1/1/11, makes three changes in the Open Meetings Act:
1. It requires that meeting minutes must be approved within 30 days OR the second subsequent meeting of the group, whichever is later;
2. Once approved, open session meeting minutes must be available within 10 days (currently 7 days); AND
3. It requires a public comment period for all board meetings i.e. mandates an opportunity for the public to speak at each meeting, according to the rules, if any, of the public body.