Tag Archives: Sunshine Ordinance

Lace on the gloves and put up your hands

Let’s get ready to rumble! Those of our readers who like to watch a good fight between the public-spirited impulses of the citizenry and the self-protective instincts of the bureaucracy ought to tune in Tuesday night to watch the latest … Continue reading

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Treating the OGC like a potted plant

When Council unanimously passed the Sunshine Ordinance in 2011, it gave the Open Government Commission the power to invalidate an action by a governmental body – including Council itself – if the Commission found a violation of the Ordinance’s requirements … Continue reading

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The best disinfectant

Want to know what decisions Council made at its lengthy closed-session meeting Monday about the future employment of City Manager Jill Keimach and the prospect of litigation arising from Ms. Keimach’s allegations of illegal interference by Council members Jim Oddie … Continue reading

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Speaking objections

This week, two comments on . . . public comments. I. Imagine the following scene: It’s Tuesday, March 7, around 7:00 p.m.

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A gag rule for City boards

When we reported in last week’s column on the slap-down delivered by former Mayor Marie Gilmore to the Recreation and Parks Commission, we thought we were relating an item of merely historical interest.  After all, Mayor Gilmore had been voted … Continue reading

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