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The editorial describing the challenges sometimes presented by disruptive observers in county council meetings seemed to me to miss an obvious solution [“A disturbing trend of drowning out opposition,” Opinion, March 4].

Following the lead of King County Superior Court, the councils and other public agencies could provide remote viewing elsewhere in the building for overflow or disruptive observers. Citizens could watch council transactions in real time and be allowed into chambers to testify in manageable numbers, avoiding the theatrics and bullying seen at recent council meetings.

This appears to me to comply with Washington’s Open Public Meeting Act, which requires public agencies actions and deliberations to be “taken…and conducted openly” but does not require observers to be physically present in the same room.

Glenn Evans, Seattle