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A&A: Did email exchange between committee members violate Brown Act?

Q: Last month our recently elected academic senate president announced to us, the Senate Executive Committee, privately, on campus, that he would be moving to New York and would not be teaching anymore at our college. He said we would have a meeting about his leaving as soon as he learned about what sick time he had left, etc. He didn’t know when it was he would be resigning. Over the course of the following

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A&A: Taping of public charter school meetings curtailed by corporate owners

Q: I am  the parent of a child attending a public charter school. About a year ago when transparency appeared to be an issue, parents started to videotape school board meetings.  Currently two parents videotape the  board meetings using handheld cameras. No disturbance is made. Tapes are not edited and are posted on a Facebook page that is open to all. At a recent  board meeting, the CEO of the corporation that operates the public charter school announced that in

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A&A: Can I use information revealed in closed session, or is it privileged?

Q: I have been an adjunct prof at a local Junior College for 20 years. When a student  was prevented from passing out constitutions on Constitution Day, I publicly criticized the Administration. They retaliated by giving me a terrible teaching evaluation and by forbidding me to use my own writings in my classes. In response, I filed two whistle-blower complaints against the Community College District and several of its employees. Immediately, the District unlawfully retaliated by threatening

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A&A: State appointed School District Trustee violating Brown Act, CPRA

Q:  In October 2012 the State took over the school district and our School Board lost its authority. A State Trustee was appointed and he acts as the School Board. Our group has been monitoring the administration of the school district since April 2013. Since then we have observed numerous violations of the legislation authorizing the takeover of the school district SB 533, the California Education Code, the Public Contracts Code, the California Public Records

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A&A: Park & Rec “advisory committee” keeping its advice secret

Q: 1. Can the (recently appointed) president of a Park and Recreation board form a “Management Committee” without approval of the full Board when one of the (two) members of said Committee is a public member? 2. This “Committee” met with representatives of several public and possibly private (non-profit) organizations without publically reporting who they met with, when, or the topic of discussion. We do know they met with an individual associated with an individual

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