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OM 14-38 Faerber v. Portsmouth School Committee – Violation

The School Committee violated the OMA when a quorum of its members met on two (2) occasions outside the purview of the public to discuss business over which the School Committee has supervision, control, jurisdiction, or advisory power." R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-2(a). A quorum of the School Committee met with potential candidates for School Superintendent. There was insufficient evidence to find that the School Committee violated the OMA with respect to the allegation that members of the School Committee engaged in walking or rolling quorums prior to one of its meetings.

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