“Open and Public” Meetings and the COVID-19 Virus Emergency


As more and more public events are cancelled to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Governor Newsom yesterday issued an Executive Order which suspends certain requirements of the Brown Act. But local public agency meetings are still required to be “open and public.” Richards, Watson & Gershon has issued an advisory regarding public agency meetings during the COVID-19 virus emergency, which is available here:

Public Agency Meetings During the COVID-19 Virus Emergency 

If you have any questions about “Open and Public” Meetings and the COVID-19 virus emergency, please contact Craig A. Steele or any other attorney in our Municipal and Public Agency Law Department.

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