Our local board of commissioners met for their regular monthly meeting this past Tuesday night, and since they have decided that it’s not important to publish meeting minutes, or to even write them up, I guess it’s time to start keeping an eye on things again.
My understanding is that because they finally installed a proper camera to record their meetings keeping those state-mandated minutes became an unnecessary burden on our clerk and her office staff. I have to ask: how hard would it be to go through each month’s agenda and insert a short description of each item and outcomes of the discussion or votes? And why aren’t the videos being published on the town’s website? Not everyone uses Facebook, nor do all citizens have access to a high-speed internet connection to watch videos. Continue reading “Meeting, 17 January 2023”