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At the Monday, May 20, Board of Education meeting, resident Brian Bradley stated that he and fellow resident Mike Ramer were well within their rights to record the meeting. Ramer had been questioned about filming a student at the previous meeting. Business administrator Steven Robinson agreed that, yes, everyone is legally permitted to record a public meeting. We would have liked him to stop there, but he continued, adding that recording is, however, discouraged by the administration.

But make no mistake: at a public meeting, recording is very much allowed. These laws exist for a reason – open government is good government.

 

 

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