Right to Know Law

2022 Local Officials Workshop (04.05.22)

Presented by NHMA's Legal Services attorneys, these complimentary virtual workshops provide municipal officials with the tools and information to effectively serve your communities. Topics will include the Right-to-Know Law, town governance, budget and finance, municipal roads, town meeting & warrant articles, running effective meetings, ethics, conflicts and more. This program will also include a presentation on hot topics pending before the New Hampshire State Legislature of concern to municipal officials. Ample time allowed for questions, answers, and discussion.

2022 Local Officials Workshop (04.05.22)

Presented by NHMA's Legal Services attorneys, these complimentary virtual workshops provide municipal officials with the tools and information to effectively serve your communities. Topics will include the Right-to-Know Law, town governance, budget and finance, municipal roads, town meeting & warrant articles, running effective meetings, ethics, conflicts and more. This program will also include a presentation on hot topics pending before the New Hampshire State Legislature of concern to municipal officials. Ample time allowed for questions, answers, and discussion.

2022 Local Officials Workshop (05.17.22)

Presented by NHMA's Legal Services attorneys, this complimentary virtual workshop provides municipal officials with the tools and information to effectively serve your communities.  Topics will include the Right-to-Know Law, town governance, budget and finance, municipal roads, town meeting & warrant articles, running effective meetings, ethics, conflicts and more.  This program will also include a presentation on hot topics pending before the New Hampshire State Legislature of concern to municipal officials.  Ample time allowed for questions, answers, and discussion.

2022 Local Officials Workshop (05.17.22)

Presented by NHMA's Legal Services attorneys, this complimentary virtual workshop provides municipal officials with the tools and information to effectively serve your communities. 

The Right-to-Know Law and Governmental Records and Public Meetings Hybrid Workshop

Legal Services Counsel Stephen Buckley and Municipal Services Counsel Jonathan Cowal will discuss the requirements for holding a proper public meeting, as well the exceptions to the meeting requirement (the so-called "non-meeting"). The attorneys also address managing virtual public access and allowing public body members to participate remotely when their physical attendance is not reasonably practical. Consideration will also be directed at preparing meeting minutes and facilitating public comment through meeting rules of procedure.

The Right-to-Know Law and Governmental Records and Public Meetings Hybrid Workshop

Join Legal Services Counsel Stephen Buckley and Municipal Services Counsel Jonathan Cowal  who will discuss the requirements for holding a proper public meeting, as well the exceptions to the meeting requirement (the so-called "non-meeting").  The attorneys will also address managing virtual public access and allowing public body members to participate remotely when their physical attendance is not reasonably practical.  Consideration will also be directed at preparing meeting minutes and facilitating public comment through meeting rules of procedure.

LEGAL Q&A: Right-to-Know and Privacy Q&A

The information contained in this article is not intended as legal advice and may no longer be accurate due to changes in the law. Consult NHMA's legal services or your municipal attorney.

2022 Town & School Moderators (SB 2) Workshop

 
8:30 am           Registration and Continental Breakfast 
 

2022 Right-to-Know Law Virtual Workshop for Law Enforcement

Join NHMA’s Legal Services Counsel Stephen Buckley and Municipal Services Counsel Jonathan Cowal who will share insights and strategies to assist law enforcement agencies in handling governmental record requests arising under the RSA 91-A, the Right-to-Know Law. The disclosure of police records is governed in part by the Right-to-Know Law and in part by rules imported from the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

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