The regular meetings of the Committee shall be conducted as required. All Committee members shall be notified of the meeting ahead of time and advised of the agenda. Election of officers shall be held during the 1st quarter of the year.

All Committee meetings shall be open to the public.

A Consensus Model will be used for decision-making. The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure by Alice Sturgis, latest edition, shall govern parliamentary procedure when Committee is unable to reach consensus. If consensus is not achieved, a majority/minority report may be forwarded to the county Executive office at committee members' discretion.

Staff, in conjunction with the chair, shall prepare an agenda for each meeting.

Any Committee member, community agency or citizen may request to be placed on the agenda notifying the staff liaison 10 business days prior to the meeting. Staff in conjunction with the chair will approve requests.

Minutes are kept and distributed to the official mailing list for those meetings in which formal Committee action may be taken. Reports and recommendations to the full Committee will act as the record of subcommittee meetings.