The regularly scheduled and special meetings of Port Authority of Allegheny County’s (Port Authority) Board are open to the public at large in accordance with the applicable provisions of Pennsylvania’s Sunshine Act, 65 Pa. C.S.A. § 701, et seq.
There are times when the general public, representatives from various groups, organizations, agencies, institutions and governmental entities want to address the Board at its public meetings. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that these individuals and entities have a fair and reasonable opportunity to do so.
The general public is encouraged to bring questions, issues and/or problems to the attention of Port Authority's staff. If the issue is unable to be resolved at the staff level and a member of the general public wants to address the Board, the following procedures are to be used.
I. Making a Request to Address the Board
All requests to address the Board must be in writing and received at least five (5) business days prior to the date of the meeting at which the presenter wants to appear.
All requests must contain the following information:
The individual(s) name(s) and (if applicable) title and entity, organization,
and/or individuals represented;
The purpose and nature of the statement to the Board;
The number of additional individuals accompanying presenter and if they will be addressing the Board on behalf of an organization, their respective
name(s) and title(s); and
Mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address of presenter and/or organization represented.