Survival Tips on
Robert's Rules of Order
Need a Parliamentarian?
We must learn to run a meeting without victimizing the audience; but more importantly, without being victimized by individuals who are armed with parliamentary procedure and a personal agenda.
Brown Act Classes for your Organization
Robert's Rules of Order Superseded?
California Brown Act Amended effective 1/1/14. NEW for 2014!
California Brown Act CC 54950, et seq.
CA Brown Act (my notes).
Davis-Stirling Common Interest Dev. Act CC 1350, et seq.
Article: The 2012-13 California Budget Act suspends reimbursements. (8/29/12)
This affects costs associated with the Brown Act's requirements for postings and reportings.
1. Mandated statutes should be funded, say tax sensitive groups.
2. Government should be open and accessible to the public, says the California Constitution.
3. A lack of funding does not affect compliance, says the Brown Act.
4. Inform the constituency and avoid political suicide, say the locally elected officials.