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Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) and Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Forum and Village Coucil Meeting Tonight

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November 8,2017

Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen

Ridgewood NJ, Please use the links to access meeting agendas for tonight’s Village Council meeting: https://www.ridgewoodnj.net/…/1622-20171108-village-council-…
Also, tonight the Ridgewood League of Women Voters is hosting a forum about transparency in government. Walter Luers of the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government will speak about the fundamentals of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) and Open Public Records Act (OPRA).

As an elected member of the Ridgewood Village Governing Body, and as a member of the Ridgewood League of Women Voters, I can’t stress enough the importance of transparency in government. Openness, accountability, and honesty define government transparency. Transparency is government’s obligation to share information with citizens. It is at the heart of how citizens hold their public officials accountable!

6:00pm LWV OPMA OPRA FORUM
7:30pmVillage Council Special Public Meeting
8:00pm Village Council Regular Public Meeting
It will be a long night for some of us