Friday, September 16, 2011

4th Open Meetings Act Violation for Board of Ed!

Remember the saying with 6 you get eggroll? What does a public body get when they violate the Open Meetings Act four times in one year? 

This just in from the Save Rock Creek Hills Park blog:

Yesterday, the Maryland Open Meetings Compliance Board issued its 4th Opinion this year citing the Montgomery County Board of Education for violations of the Maryland Open Meetings laws. 

Here are links to the previous violations this year alone:  #1, #2, and #3. (Click here for a link to other recent violations of the Board of Education.)

And here's #4 for this year...
From page 5 of the Open Meetings Compliance Board Opinion: 
"We conclude that the site selection committee violated the Act by holding meetings without giving notice to the public, by failing to keep minutes, and by failing to follow any of the procedures required of a public body meeting out of the public eye."

Compliance Board Official Opinion


  1. --- Maryland Open Meetings Law Compliance Board ---
    The Open Meetings Law Compliance Board's annual meeting is scheduled for October 26, 2011, 10:30 a.m. at the Attorney General's Office, 200 Saint Paul Place, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202 - 19th Floor Sachs Conference Room. If you plan to attend, please e-mail or call Kathy Izdebski at (410) 576-6327.

  2. @ anon

    Thank you for posting the Open Meetings Compliance Board annual meeting notice.


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