Hartford Says It Violated State FOI Laws With Stadium Meeting

Hartford officials have admitted they violated various aspects of the state's open meetings law last year when they held a closed-door meeting to discuss proposals to build a new minor league baseball stadium.

Last August, the city assembled a panel including members of the public to interview prospective developers and "help frame the recommendation to the city council." But a notice of that meeting was not posted in advance, and the meeting wasn't open to the public.

At the meeting, the panel met with three developers, one of which — Centerplan Development Company — was eventually selected. Continue>>>