Summaries fall short of goal to inform citizens

By Chuck Kajer

If you look in the Public Notices section of this newspaper, you’ll see a number of legal notices. These may include notices of bankruptcy, notices of meetings, of corporations being formed or any other type of notice that requires information to appear in a public forum.

One of the mainstays has been the minutes of local school boards, cities and counties.

However, public bodies are no longer required to print the minutes of their meetings in the newspaper.

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