Derby Says Employees Will Take Open Government Refresher Course

Submitted by NFOIC on Thu, 06/06/2019 - 9:00am

DERBY — City officials have promised to prepare a new written policy on how staffers comply with record requests, and to compel city workers to participate in an open government training session over the summer.

The move is part of a compromise the city reached with The Valley Indy over Derby Building Inspector Carlo Sarmiento’s mishandling of a Freedom of Information request in March.

The Valley Indy agreed to withdraw a complaint filed with the state’s Freedom of Information Commission provided Derby follows through. (Read more here...)