The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case in which the Appellate Division held that Millstone Valley Fire Department is an “instrumentality” of the Franklin Fire District #1 (Somerset County) and is therefore a “public agency” subject to the Open Public Records Act.
Appellate Court: Volunteer Fire Company is subject to OPRA
An Appellate Court issued an unpublished opinion on March 15, 2016 that a volunteer fire company in a fire district is a government agency subject to OPRA.
NJ Open Government Notes
by John Paff
March 15, 2016
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