FOIA

10 Jan

FOIA: Boards and Commission

FOIA: Boards and Commission

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (6:00 PM to 9:00 PM)
3 CE Hours
Naugatuck Town Hall, Naugatuck, Connecticut CCMO, CCMO: Organizational, FOIA, FY 2016-17

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.

Naugatuck Town Hall - Hall of Burgesses
Naugatuck Town Hall (Hall of Burgesses)
229 Church Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

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