Washington's open meetings law doesn't stop informal meetings, court rules

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 10/05/2015 - 4:00pm

The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a small group of San Juan County council members did not violate the open public meetings law by meeting informally with county officials and employees.

Affirming a lower court ruling, the Supreme Court said the team of council members working on an update of the county's critical areas ordinance did not constitute a committee of and did not act on behalf of the council. Continue...

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