Is a salary grievance committee subject to the Open Meetings Act?
Yes, the committee has rule-making or quasi-judicial authority and therefore is a governmental body under the Open Meetings Act. Action taken at a meeting that is not properly noticed is voidable. Tex. Att’y Gen. Op. No. JH-1281 (1978). For more information, see our publication Short Answers to Common Questions: Salary Grievance Committee.