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1. What do I need to know about the open records and meetings laws?
2. What can happen if we violate the law?
3. You mean I can be charged with a crime for violating the open records and meetings laws?
4. What is a "meeting?"
5. Are committees required to be open?
6. How can we properly hold a closed meeting?
7. When is notice required?
8. What are we supposed to do with a meeting notice?
9. Can we add items to the agenda of a meeting?
10. Is everything in a government office a "record"?
11. What are we supposed to do when we receive a request for records?
12. How can we properly deny a request for records?
13. Can we require requesters to identify themselves and explain why they want the requested records, or at least make them put the request in writing?
14. Are we required to give unsupervised access to open records?
15. Do we have to make copies of records and mail the records to the requester?
16. What can we charge if a person requests records?
17. Do we have to separate non-public information from public information?