|Board meetings should be recorded|
It is obvious from the comments at the recent E.I.D. annual general meeting that water users feel there is a lack of accountability and transparency at the board level.
Some stressed it was important to have minutes that genuinely reflect what transpires at each meeting. They should also include some of the directors’ comments that were made prior to any decision so that water users could understand why a certain decision was made and which directors were in support.
The simple answer to all this is to record the meetings. One has only to look at the minutes of city or county council to see the benefits of such a move. There is clarity on each issue and motion plus the notes on various discussions give the reader a better sense of what is happening. There is also a greater chance of accuracy. Full Story >