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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Transparency talk in Colleyville, Texas closed to public | Texas Watchdog
The state’s Open Meetings Act is meant to ensure that officials make decisions in an open and transparent manner. But the act has exceptions that allow for closed meetings, like the exception for officials to confer with the government body’s attorney in some cases. Officials may also shut out the public in certain cases involving personnel matters and real estate. Both are cited ahead of the council’s executive session.