Freedom of Information Workshop Date changed to: February 13th, 2018

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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Come and learn about the Freedom of Information Act. 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
7:00 pm
Newtown Municipal Center
Council Chambers

The FOI Commission conducts workshops around the state helping citizens and officials understand their rights and their obligations under the FOI Act.
Speaker:  Mr. Thomas A. Hennick, Public Information Officer from the Freedom of Information Commission.

  • Hear an overview of Freedom of Information Act requirements including:
    • Types of meetings.
    • What “groups” fall under FOI regulations?
    • Meeting notice requirements.
    • Filing of meeting minutes.
    • When to enter executive session; who can be included; what can be discussed; what action can be taken? How to identify executive session on the Agenda? What is the motion to go into Executive session?
    • Requests for public records.
  • Questions and Answers.

All Department Heads, Board and Commission Members and the Public are encouraged to attend this free workshop.