Sound Transit Board to update rules and operating procedures

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The Sound Transit Board will discuss and vote on changes to their rules and operating procedures during their upcoming meeting on Thursday, November 15 at 1:30 p.m. in the Ruth Fisher Board Room at Union Station.

Updates to the Board rules include but are not limited to adding video conferencing as a way for Board members to participate in meetings and allowing the chair to approve Board member participation via phone or video; allowing meetings to take place via phone or video conference in times of emergency; and clarifying rules around public comment. Public comment clarifications include sign-in requirements, stating which meetings accept public comment and providing rules for commenters and members of the audience regarding disruptive behavior.

A full version of the Board resolution outlining all the proposed updates can be found at https://www.soundtransit.org/sites/default/files/Resolution%20R2018-45.pdf.