Mar 15, 2020

Open Meeting Act Guidance from Attorney General Dave Yost

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On March 13, 2020, the Ohio Attorney General, Dave Yost, provided the attached guidance regarding Ohio’s Open Meeting Act in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Specifically, Attorney General Yost discussed the option for local public bodies to use electronic means to meet and still comply with Ohio law, as well as keeping a meeting open to the public by live-streaming it on the internet or television, in order to limit the gathering of large crowds and containing the spread of COVID-19.  Click here to view Attorney General Yost’s guidance.    

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the attached guidance, or any other matter, please feel free to contact any of the listed attorneys.

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