FOIA

03 Nov

FOIA for Municipal Personnel, Board, Commission, and Committee Members

FOIA for Municipal Personnel, Board, Commission, and Committee Members

Friday, November 3, 2017 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
3 CE Hours
Bethel Community Center, Bethel, Connecticut

FOIA: Are You Aware of the Requirements? Connecticut's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) details requirements for notice and access to public meetings, recordkeeping, and requests for information. It applies to all local government agencies, departments, institutions, boards, commissions, and authorities and their committees. Three kinds of meetings recognized under FOIA Requirements for public access, recordkeeping, and release of information When can the public be excluded? How to handle complaints A Freedom of Information Commission report concluded that the FOIA is widely misunderstood and ignored by municipal officials. All board, committee, and commission members need to understand the requirements of FOIA to avoid costly and embarrassing complaints.

Bethel Community Center - General Purpose Room
Bethel Community Center (General Purpose Room)
1 School Street
Bethel, CT 06801

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