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 →

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 →

South Orange Strikes Down Proposed ‘Open Governance’ Ordinance

NJFOG is a bit behind on posting this story, which was reported in mid-April. It is worth reading. Kudos to South Orange Village President Alex Torpey for his efforts to promote open, transparent, accountable government. – NJFOG  Alex Torpey The Village Continue Reading →