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AGO Opinions with Topic: ADJOURNED OR RECESSED MEETINGS
AGO 1953 No. 157 >  October 29, 1953
CITIES AND TOWNS - REGULAR AND SPECIAL MEETINGS OF LEGISLATIVE BODIES - ADJOURNED OR RECESSED MEETINGS - NOTICE TO PRESS, RADIO AND TELEVISION
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- REGULAR AND SPECIAL MEETINGS OF LEGISLATIVE BODIES ‑- ADJOURNED OR RECESSED MEETINGS ‑- NOTICE TO PRESS, RADIO AND TELEVISION

1. When a legislative body of a city or town recesses or adjourns a regular meeting of such body to a specific time and place, such body may reconvene such continued meeting without notifying the press, radio or television.  2. Where notice of a special meeting of the legislative body of a city or town has been given to press, radio and television, and such meeting is recessed or adjourned to a time certain, the body may reconvene such continued meeting without again notifying the press, radio or television.  3. The notice provisions of chapter 216, Laws of 1953, do not impliedly repeal that part of RCW 35.24.180 which prohibits a city of the third class from passing ordinances letting contracts or allowing bills for the payment of money at special meetings of the legislative body.

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