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A&A: Supervisors multi-tasking during public comment

Q: During a hearing on a massive development project the several county supervisors walked around the room, talked on cell phones, or to each other or staff, worked on their computers and otherwise did not listen to any of the public testimony. This is particularly discouraging because this is a massive project with terrible impacts to our community. Does failure to pay attention to the testimony being giver or discussing the matter privately between themselves

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A&A: Teacher terminated after closed session

Q: Last weekend our son’s 4th grade teacher was fired from her “at will” employment at a local charter school. The board held a Regular Meeting and decided “immediate action” had to be taken. The teacher did not receive 24 hours notice about the meeting but was asked if she wanted to speak for five minutes on her behalf when she happened to walk by the meeting. The board then held a closed session and

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A&A: How to file a Brown Act complaint

A: The City Planning Commission considered an item not on the agenda, discussed it, and voted to deny it. I want to file a complaint. Where can I find what to do, the timeline, and a sample complaint? Q: If you feel that the Brown Act was violated, the first step would be to send a letter to the planning commission demanding that it cure or correct the action taken in violation of the Brown

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A&A: Denied right to have job termination discussed in open meeting

Q: I was accused of conflict of interest and fired from my job at the Community College District. I requested an open session for the appeal to the Board for my termination and was denied. I made three requests in writing, all of which were denied by the District. I believe it is my right to an open session according to the Brown Act. A: There are situations where legislative bodies may hold meetings that

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Sneaky transfer of redevelopment money exposed in Los Angeles

A community activist has filed a complaint with the Los Angeles District Attorney alleging that in its haste to protect redevelopment money under siege by Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget cuts, the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) failed to comply with California’s open meeting law, the Brown Act. The activist followed the complaint with a letter asking the CRA for a “cure and correct” action that put an end to the agency’s intent to

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