The board must meet at least 6 times a year and may hold as many more meetings as are necessary to carry out its purpose . Meetings are open to the public except where confidential items are being considered. Meetings are publically notified.
The Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 applies to meetings of the IMSB.
The IMSB is supported by a secretariat, which prepares and submits reports to the board, introduces council reports and information and works with officers on their documents and processes.