This type of document will tell you who the public authority meets and when. In the best scenarios, it can also tell you the place and topic of each meeting.
Minutes of meetings contain (detailed) information about the participants and their positions. You might look for minutes if you are interested in knowing what participants said and if any agreement was reached.
In this type of documents the public authority addresses the reasons that explain why a decision has been taken. In some legislative processes, it can be compulsory to create this type of document.
Interactions between public authorities and private interest representatives are common, and when they take place, lobbyists often submit documents containing their proposals and suggestions.
When a public consultation is held, documents containing proposals and suggestions will be submitted by the public.