Posted on February 6, 2013 at 5:20 PM

Open Meeting Law Advisory Commission
Notice of Meeting

Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Time: 10:00AM
Location: One Ashburton Place, 21st Floor, Room 1, Boston, MA

Listing of Topics

  1. Open meeting (Chair)
  2. Reorganization of the Commission for 2013 – election of Chair
  3. Review and approval of draft minutes from September 4, 2012
  4. 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 2012 annual report to the Commission, including statistical update and update on trainings conducted along with a  summary of the Division’s participation at the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s annual meeting
    2. Top 5 questions received by the Division of Open Government since the last Commission meeting
    3. Summary of comments received in response to the Collective Bargaining FAQ request for comment
    4. Status of changes to the Division of Open Government website and other technology improvements, such as providing electronic alerts of opinions rendered and other significant actions of the Division
  1. Status of bills pertaining to the Open Meeting Law recently filed in the Legislature
    1. House Docket 3092: An Act to Enhance Technology in Civic Engagement
  2. Correspondence received
    1. Chris Loreti - Regarding the definition of documents used by a public body, OML 2012-42
  1. Public comment
  2. Items not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
  3. Schedule next meeting
  4. 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 Philip Mantyla at 774-214-4429, or at