For all you fans of the ins and outs of Open Meeting Law, you’ve undoubtedly been riveted by the unfolding drama of whether the Legislature and Governor could get together before the June 15th deadline to enact an extension of the law allowing virtual meetings. They (mostly) have: The State Legislature approved Senate Bill 2475 last night and it is on Governor Baker’s desk. The SBC and other town boards have been caught up in the uncertainty of what to do about meetings scheduled for this week.
Based on the late-breaking activity, tonight’s SBC will be virtual as originally posted on the agenda. As always, the public is welcome to join the Zoom and the meeting will be recorded.
Here is the language of the bill; the relevant part is section 20.
Just for fun, here’s a photo of the glass being installed on the end wall of the Dining Commons: