Lyndhurst Twp. pays videographer, provides limited access to videos

Following last year’s adoption of an ordinance restricting video-recording of the Township’s governing body meetings, Lyndhurst Township now pays for the service but has yet to make the videos readily available. The original plan when the Board of Commissioners voted Continue Reading →

Mansfield Twp (Warren Co) adopts restrictive video-recording ordinance

UPDATE (5/10/2018): At its May 9, 2018 meeting, the Mansfield Twp. Committee adopted Ordinance 2018-02 by a vote of 4 to 1. Committeeman Michael Misertino voted against following his unsuccessful motion to make changes. UPDATE (4/30/2018): The second reading and public Continue Reading →

Tarus v. Pine Hill: You have a common law right to video-record a public meeting

UPDATE (9/28/2017): On 9/13/2017, the Lyndhurst Board of Commissioners adopted Ordinance 2970-17 establishing video-recording rules for its meetings.  As noted below, the ordinance is an overstep such that enforcement could be challenged. UPDATE (8/10/2017): On August 8th, the Lyndhurst Board Continue Reading →