State of Emergency has ended and so has executive order to expand use of meetings by electronic means
The State of Emergency declared by the Governor is no longer in effect as of June 12th.
This means the emergency order which was in effect regarding allowing electronic meetings are no longer in effect.
All public meetings must now be conducted according to the requirements outlined in RSA 91-A. Specifically,
– in an emergency, a quorum of the public body shall be physically present at the location specified in the meeting notice as the location of the meeting.
– Each part of a meeting required to be open to the public shall be audible or otherwise discernable to the public at the location specified in the meeting notice as the location of the meeting.
– No meeting shall be conducted by electronic mail or any other form of communication that does not permit the public to hear, read, or otherwise discern meeting discussion contemporaneously at the meeting location specified in the meeting notice.