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Letters: two readers send reminders to keep it legal

Shannon Sexton writes:
The "what if" you suggest is an interesting idea, but it's illegal. It would be a violation of open meetings laws. Private/executive session meetings can only take place under a handful of circumstances. Hiding to avoid embarrassment isn't one of them. Taxpayers should be privy to the business of the county or city and to the ways our leaders "lead". We have elected those officials to act on our behalf. It's important for us to see what we are getting from those we elected to represent us, even when we can't believe our eyes or ears at times. If we kept the ugly and embarrassing tucked away behind a closed door requiring a referee, we would be doing a great disservice to the voters of this county. Voters need to see the good, bad and horrible so they can make informed decisions next election cycle. - Shannon

Stuart Carman writes:
My work experience over many years with non-profits and government entities lead me to believe a exec session to discuss taxes would be violation of open mtgs statute KRS 61.810 etal. - Thanks, Steve
Comments re: Fiscal Court - executive session with a mediator needed?

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