Arizona’s Open Meeting Law
It is the public policy of this state that meetings of public bodies be conducted openly and that notices and agendas be provided for such meetings which contain such information as is reasonably necessary to inform the public of the matters to be discussed or decided. Accordingly, Arizona’s Open Meeting Law must be construed in favor of open and public meetings.
Meeting Notices, Agendas, and Minutes are often available on the public bodies’ website.
- Ombudsman Open Meeting Law Booklet
- Arizona Agency Handbook – Chapter 7
- Attorney General Opinions: 1999 to present
- Attorney General Opinions prior to 1999
- The Public Record – March 2016 Newsletter
- The Arizona Open Meeting Law is located in A.R.S. §§ 38-431 through 38-431.09.
- Conflict of interest statutes for officers and employees are located in A.R.S. §§ 38-501 through 38-511.