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MTI 2017: KOMA/KORA (Garden City)
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MTI 2017: KOMA/KORA (Garden City)

When: August 25
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: City Administrative Center
301 N 8th Street
(Second Floor)
Garden City 67846
United States
Presenter: Eric Smith, Deputy General Counsel, League of Kansas Municipalities
Contact: Kate Cooley

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Maintaining openness in government is a key responsibility for elected and appointed city officials. It is critical that city and county attorneys, along with elected and appointed officials, have a working knowledge of both the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA) and Kansas Open Records Act (KORA). This workshop provides an in-depth legal analysis of both KOMA and KORA.

During the KOMA portion of the training, attendees will learn about:  Types of governmental bodies and meetings covered by KOMA; requirements of the Act; serial meetings; executive sessions, including proper procedure to recess; authorized subject matter, and who may attend; enforcement and penalties. The KORA section of the training will focus on the: policies and procedures all cities should establish; effects of social media; and KORA exemptions.

Cost to attend this course is $100 for members, $125 for nonmembers. Lunch and KOMA/KORA manuals provided. You will be invoiced for this event.



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