125 – Complying with the Illinois Open Meetings Act
Andrew Keyt, Attorney, Heyl Royster
This presentation will discuss the basic requirements of the Illinois Open Meetings Act: when is there a meeting; the pitfalls of the use of electronic communication; when is there a quorum; what should be on the agenda; what can or should be discussed in closed session; and the mechanics of closed session. Takeaways include a greater awareness of the pitfalls of the use of electronic communication and understanding when and how to use closed session.
Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:
- Identify the pitfalls of open meetings.
- Understand how to comply with closed session requirements.