GOVERNANCE

Executive Session

In crafting the Freedom of Information Act law in our great state the General Assembly crafted the law to ensure that the Citizens are able to "learn and report fully the activities of their public officials."

While there are legitimate reasons to have executive sessions, these meetings should be the exception and not the norm. The board should conduct as much business in open meetings as possible so that the Citizens are an informed electorate. Executive session should be the exception, and not the norm.