WHEN: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Wednesday, April 3, 2019
WHERE: Berlin High School Library, 550 Willard Street. Berlin, NH 03570
COST: Workshop fee is $35.00 without publication and $55.00, includes publication, A Guide to Open Government: New Hampshire's Right-to-Know Law.
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Join Executive Director Margaret Byrnes and Legal Services Counsel Stephen Buckley who will discuss the requirements for holding a proper public meeting, as well the exceptions to the meeting requirement (the so-called “non-meeting”). Then the attorneys will discuss the purposes for which public bodies may hold a nonpublic session, as well as the procedural requirements for a proper nonpublic session. This workshop will also address difficult “meeting” issues, such as communications outside a meeting and electronic means of communicating, and penalties and remedies provided in RSA Chapter 91-A.
There will be ample time for questions and answers.