The Legislature has stepped in to formally amend open meeting laws to account for a new reality where a persistent global pandemic and extreme wildfires stoked by climate change create an enduring need to make virtual meetings a more permanent fixture for public meetings in California.
RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman will present at the 2019 California Public Employees Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) Advanced Labor Academy on Nov. 18, bringing deep expertise in pension negotiations and pension law.
The new online agenda posting requirements Assembly Bill 2257 added to the Ralph M. Brown Act apply to all meetings of local public agency legislative bodies held on or after January 1, 2019.
During the 2018 CSDA Annual Conference, RPLG Of Counsel Randy Riddle will lead a discussion on navigating pitfalls under the Brown Act.
The key to addressing disruptions at legislative body meetings is to act transparently, consistently and without regard to the viewpoint of the speaker.