Originally posted September 4, 2013 10:45 AM
Updated September 5, 2013 12:00 PM

Meeting Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Time: 10:00AM
Location: 100 Cambridge Street, Room 2A, Boston, MA

Listing of Topics

  1. Open meeting (Chair)
  2. Review and approval of draft minutes from June 18, 2013
  3. Report from the Attorney General’s Division of Open Government, regarding the Open Meeting Law and the activities of the Division of Open Government
    1. Division of Open Government statistical update
    2. Update on trainings conducted by the Division of Open Government
    3. Top 5 questions received by the Division of Open Government since the last Commission meeting
  4. Status of bills pertaining to the Open Meeting Law recently filed in the Legislature
    1. H. 2786An Act To Improve The Open Meeting Law
    2. H. 2843An Act To Exempt The Deliberation Of Public Bodies At Town Meeting From The Open Meeting Law
    3. H. 2908An Act To Enhance Technology In Civic Engagement
    4. H. 2817An Act Relative to the Open Meeting Law
    5. S. 975:  An Act Further Regulating Town Meeting Notices
    6. H. 2867: An Act relative to the use of audio or video recordings as minutes of public bodies
  5. Continued discussion of online forums: Report on other states’ approaches to technology and open meetings
  6. Public comment
  7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
  8. Schedule next meeting
  9. Adjourn

If any member of the public wishing to attend this meeting seeks special accommodations in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, please contact Laurie Zivkovich at 617-963-2090, or at Laurie.Zivkovich@state.ma.us.