Chancellor puts Ridgetop BOMA under permanent court order to not violate open meetings act again

Chancellor Laurence McMillan Jr. has permanently enjoined the Ridgetop’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen from violating the Tennessee Open Meetings Act again in an action that should help ensure that Continue Reading

Bill to punish “harassing” public records requesters delayed until first calendars in 2020

Proposed legislation that would allow a government entity in Tennessee to get an injunction to stop public records requesters whose requests constituted “harassment” has been delayed until next year. The Continue Reading

Would your school board vote on a capital plan without public notice?

If there’s one type of governing body that generates the most open meetings questions to my help line, it’s school boards. So let’s put ourselves in the shoes of a Continue Reading