3825 Ridgewood Road | Jackson, Mississippi 39211 | 601.432.6565
This procedure applies to meetings of the Mississippi Authority for Educational Television (hereinafter, “MPB”) Board of Directors, or any committee thereof.
Meetings will be posted on MPB’s website (www.mpbonline.org) at least seven (7) days in advance as much as possible and sent to any individuals who have specifically requested to be notified.
Board of Directors meetings are generally scheduled as far as a year in advance. There are occasions in which committee meetings are arranged with less than 7 days advanced notice. In such cases, all reasonable efforts will be employed to conform with public notifications requirements (such as posting it on the website immediately upon the schedule being determined).
MPB will also make on-air announcements on at least three (3) consecutive days once during each calendar quarter explaining the station’s open meeting policy providing information about how the public can obtain information regarding meetings. These announcements are included within the broadcast logs so they can be tracked.
All persons are permitted to attend any open meeting. As with all visitors to MPB, attendees will be required to sign in at the front desk complying with security and then escorted to the place of the meeting. Any attendees who wish to attend telephonic meetings will be provided access.
There are occasions in which the proceedings of MPB’s Board of Directors, or related committees are held in executive session and members of the public may be excluded. MPB will follow the Open Meetings Act established for state agencies under the Miss Code Ann., Section 25-41-5(1)
The Mississippi Authority for Educational Television (MAET) Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday, January 21 at 9:30 a.m. in the board room of the Mississippi Public Broadcasting Administration Building, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, Miss.Read More