Effective Virtual Public Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Series : presented by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Local Government Education, in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the Wisconsin Counties Association

Effective Virtual Public Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Zoom Webinar

Assistant Attorney General Ferguson will provide an overview of recent DOJ guidance on the applicability of the open meetings law during the current public health situation, including two DOJ Office of Open Government advisories and address some recent public inquiries regarding specific issues encountered by those attempting to comply with the advisories. Attorney Phillips will discuss the practicalities of how local governments can best follow the state guidelines for virtual meetings.

Speakers: Paul M. Ferguson, Assistant Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Open Government and Andrew T. Phillips, Attorney, von Briesen & Roper, S.C., outside general counsel for the Wisconsin Counties Association.

Cost: Free. Register Here.