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Wayland boards face Open Meeting Law complaints

Wayland Town Crier 8/4/17: Wayland boards face Open Meeting Law complaints. Boards are facing Open Meeting Law complaints related to minutes, an executive session agenda and remote participation. In recent months, Wayland attorney George Harris, who frequently files Open Meeting Law complaints, has sent complaints against the School Committee and Audit Committee to the state Attorney General’s Office for review.

Wayland Open Meeting Law case heads to SJC

Wayland Town Crier 7/5/17: Wayland Open Meeting Law case heads to SJC. The state Supreme Judicial Court is taking up an Open Meeting Law lawsuit related to Wayland. The case has been transferred from the Appeals Court to the state’s highest court, according to online records.

AG: Wayland ZBA violated Open Meeting Law related to content of minutes, not agendas

Wayland Town Crier 6/23/17: AG: Wayland ZBA violated Open Meeting Law related to content of minutes, not agendas. As it worked to remedy an Open Meeting Law violation for not promptly approving minutes, the Zoning Board of Appeals committed a different violation, the state Attorney General’s Office ruled. The board did not include sufficient detail in minutes for a Jan. 24 meeting at which it worked on approving a backlog of meeting minutes.

AG: ZBA violated Open Meeting Law

Wayland Town Crier 5/8/17: AG: ZBA violated Open Meeting Law. The Zoning Board of Appeals violated the state Open Meeting Law by not promptly approving meeting minutes from 2016 and 2015, an assistant attorney general ruled this month. Assistant Attorney General Hanne Rush ordered the board to approve minutes from March 22, 2016 within 30 days of receipt of her May 2 decision.

Arguments take shape in Wayland Open Meeting Law Appeals Court case

Wayland Town Crier 3/30/17: Arguments take shape in Wayland Open Meeting Law Appeals Court case. Attorneys for the Board of Selectmen and residents are making their arguments in an Appeals Court case tied to whether the board broke the Open Meeting Law while evaluating the town administrator in 2012.

Wayland OML-related lawsuit going to appeals court

Wayland Town Crier 12/19/16: Wayland OML-related lawsuit going to appeals court. A lawsuit about whether the Board of Selectmen violated the state Open Meeting Law is headed to the state appeals court. The board is appealing a June decision by Middlesex Superior Court Associate Justice Dennis Curran in a lawsuit between the board and five residents, according to court documents.

Wayland board cleared of 1 OML violation, dinged for another

Wayland Town Crier 12/19/16: Wayland board cleared of 1 OML violation, dinged for another. The state Attorney General’s Office recently cleared the Planning Board of one alleged Open Meeting Law violation but found planners violated the law in another instance.