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Section 4 Meetings

4.01 Public Meetings

The Commission shall hold meetings as often as necessary to complete Commission business. All meetings of the Commission shall be open to the public and include a time for public comment.

The Commission’s quasi-judicial hearings and its deliberations when acting in its quasi-judicial capacity are not “meetings” for purposes of this Section or Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

The Commission shall elect one of its members as the Chairperson and elect one of its members as Vice-Chairperson of the Personnel Review Commission at their first meeting in January on a biennial basis beginning in 2015.

In the event of a vacancy in the Chair position, the Vice-Chair shall assume the duties of the Chair for the remainder of the biennial period.

4.02 Notice

Notice of regular meetings, meeting agendas, and minutes shall be posted on the Commission’s website. (

If you wish to be notified via electronic mail of all PRC meetings, please send such request to the PRC via email (

Notices of special meetings shall be posted in the manner described above. When a special meeting is held to discuss particular issues, the statement of the meeting’s purpose must specifically indicate those issues, and only those issues may be discussed at that meeting.

4.03 Quorum

The physical presence of two members of the Commission at any scheduled meeting constitutes a quorum. The Commission cannot act without a quorum.

4.04 Executive Session

The members of the Commission may hold an executive session at a regular or special meeting for the purpose of considering one of the authorized matters provided in Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

4.05 Minutes

The minutes of all meetings of the Commission shall be promptly prepared and will be posted on the PRC’s website following approval of the minutes by the Commission. The minutes need only reflect the general subject matter of discussions in executive sessions.