Sunshine Law Meeting in Chillicothe and Trenton
A Sunshine Law presentation will be made in Trenton and Chillicothe on August 3rd. The Missouri Attorney General’s Office Director of Sunshine Law Compliance and Records Management, Casey Lawrence will present the program Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the CMU large meeting room. A similar program will be at 1:00pm a Cross Hall on the NCMC Campus in Trenton.
The Sunshine Law is the public policy of Missouri that meetings, records, votes, actions, and deliberations of public governmental bodies be open to the public unless otherwise provided by law.
This program will address the ‘public meetings’ portion of the Missouri Sunshine Law. Lawrence will provide statutory information and best practices for increasing transparency and helping agencies avoid common tripping hazards. Specifically, Lawrence will address the requirements for openness, the process for closing meetings, and objections from members.
This program is open to any elected official and the public.