N.J. school district did not violate Sunshine Law, judge says

The Appellate Division on August 18 reversed a lower court ruling that required the Midland Park School Board to provide more documentation with its meeting agendas.  The upper court said the outdated OPMA law did not require it but called Continue Reading →

Nutley Planning Board seeks to block video-recording

NUTLEY, NJ — Just prior to the start of the July 1 Planning Board meeting in Nutley Township, Board attorney Barry Kozyra told Township resident Pennie Landry, who had a camera set up and running, that she couldn’t video-record the Continue Reading →

Montague Township Board of Education needs to improve meeting notice and opportunity for public participation

Meeting sequencing – going in and out of open & closed sessions at a public meeting – is not uncommon, but is it fair? A 2.5-hour closed session at the April 29, 2015 Montague Township school board meeting resulted in Continue Reading →