Originally posted February 6, 2014 9:45 AM

Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Time: 10:00AM
Location: 100 Cambridge Street, Room 2A, Boston, MA

Listing of Topic

  1. Open meeting (Chair)
  2. Reorganization of the Commission for 2014 – election of Chair
  3. Review and approval of draft minutes from September 10, 2013
  4. Designation of repository and custodian of Open Meeting Law Advisory Commission records
  5. 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. Presentation of the Division of Open Government 2013 annual report to the Commission pdf format of Annual Report of the Division for 2013
file size 1MB , including statistical update and update on trainings conducted
    2. Top 5 questions received by the Division of Open Government since the last Commission meeting
  6. Status of bills pertaining to the Open Meeting Law filed in the Legislature
    1. H. 2786 An Act to improve the Open Meeting Law
    2. H. 2843 An Act to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the Open Meeting Law
    3. H. 2908 An Act to enhance technology in civic engagement
    4. H. 2817 An 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
    7. H. 2846: An Act to improve access to public records
    8. S. 1458: An Act relative to local commissions on disability
  7. Public comment
  8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
  9. Schedule next meeting
  10. 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.