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From: Jobin-Davis, Camille (DOS)
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 11:56 AM
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Subject: RE: Open Meetings Law

 

In response to your voice mail, please note that the language in Education Law section 260-a regarding
cities having a population of one million or more is a qualifier only for committee and subcommittee
meetings, not the board of trustee meetings. In other words, this will confirm that section 260-a
requires meetings of boards of trustees of free association libraries to be held in accordance with the
Open Meetings Law, regardless of whether they are in cities of a certain size.

Camille

Camille S. Jobin-Davis, Esq.
Assistant Director
NYS Committee on Open Government
Department of State
99 Washington Ave, Suite 650
Albany NY 12231

Tel: 518-474-2518
Fax: 518-474-1927
www.dos.ny.gov/coog