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Friday, November 15, 2013

Court Overturns PAC Ruling that School Board Violated OMA by Not Discussing Prior to Vote

We previously reported on the 7th PAC ruling of 2013 that found a school district in violation of the OMA for failing to adequately discuss a matter prior to voting and for signing an agreement in executive session.  School Board Violated OMA by Not Discussing Item Prior to Vote

A Sangamon County Judge overturned the PAC ruling on Wednesday, holding that the school district board members did not violate the OMA by signing the separation agreement in executive session.  The court also remanded the matter back to the PAC to investigate further whether the district violated the OMA by not discussing the terms of the agreement prior to its vote (the court acknowledged that the district did post information about the terms of the agreement on its website). 

You can read more here.


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