2020 CSBA Annual Conference

Brown Act Dos and Don'ts - Understanding the Basic Concepts of Transparency, Community Involvement, Government Accountability and More
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This session will explain California's open meeting law requirements in a nutshell, with answers to challenging questions by seasoned legal practitioners. Dos and don'ts related to serial meetings, closed sessions, public testimony, agenda-setting, social media and e-communications. This session is for newly elected board members or those in need of a refresher course. The session will help participants learn what a meeting under the Brown Act is, how the public must be informed of closed sessions, rules pertaining to public participation in open sessions, how the use of social media may involve the Brown Act and how waivers operate during emergencies -- lessons learned from COVID-19 experiences.

This event is reserved for school district or public agency employees only. Please contact Client Services for more information.

Event Info:

  • November 30th, 2020
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Online
  • Conference