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Legislative Council to Meet September 6

Monday, August 28, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: appointments , budget , 2017 Legislature , TVMT , Legislative Council , Session System Replacement project , Legislative Constituent Services Stipends , Vote Systems upgrade

Legislative Council to Meet September 6

The Legislative Council will meet on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 137 of the state Capitol building in Helena. They will recess for lunch and reconvene at the Barrister Bed and Breakfast for the afternoon of September 6 and the morning of September 7 for a strategic planning session*.

Agenda items for the September 6 business meeting include: Division updates on staff, the Session Systems Replacement project, the Vote Systems Upgrade, and interstate organization activities; 2017 session statistics and legal updates on initiative and referenda status; budget updates; and, follow-up on the implementation of the Legislative Constituent Services Stipends. The council will be considering an appointment to the Uniform Law Commission to fill the vacancy created following Karen Powell's resignation.

All materials have been posted to the council website. For more information on the council’s agenda, activities, and upcoming meeting, visit the council’s website or contact Susan Byorth Fox, council staff. The business portion of the meeting will be live streamed at http://leg.mt.gov and will be broadcast on Television Montana (TMVT). Check your local listings to find TVMT in your area.

*The strategic planning portion of the meeting is open to the public, but there will be no opportunity for public comment (see 9/6 morning agenda for public comment period). This portion will not be videotaped or audiostreamed, but the results of the strategic planning will be posted to the council's website. Because space is limited, if you plan to attend any portion of this part of the meeting or if you need more information, contact Susan Byorth Fox at (406) 444-3066 or SFox@mt.gov before September 1, 2017, so accommodations can be made.

Council Website: http://leg.mt.gov/legcouncil

Council Staff: Susan Byorth Fox: SFox@mt.gov or (406) 444-3066


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