E-Mail Controvery and City Council

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on December 22, 2002

The Washington Post reported on a municipal issue that could prove to have far reaching consequences for the government’s use of e-mail to conduct meetings. Fredericksburg Circuit Court Judge John Whittier Scott Jr. decided that a group of City Council members who used email to communicate about, and reach decisions, concerning critical issues that included development contracts, “violated open meeting laws.”

Posted in E-Government, E-Mail

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