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New Jersey: Little Egg Harbor Fire Co. agrees to adhere to Meetings Act

The New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) secured a court consent order on May 31 against the Little Egg Harbor Fire District #3 that requires the Board of Fire Commissioners to follow provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA).

NJFOG filed an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) lawsuit against the Fire District in February after the District failed to respond to an OPRA request for closed session meeting minutes and resolutions authorizing the closed sessions.  Continue…