City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
196646
Work Completed
Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM

That the City Solicitor report to the Committee on Legislative Matters on the Board's ability to create guidelines for public information requests.

Information

Department:Legislative Matters CommitteeSponsors:Ward Six Alderman Rebekah L. Gewirtz
Category:OrderPurposes:Order

Official Text

That the City Solicitor research and report to the Committee on Legislative Matters on the ability of the Board of Aldermen to create guidelines regarding requests for public information on the local level.

Meeting History

Apr 10, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED
Apr 29, 2014 6:30 PM  Legislative Matters Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
May 13, 2014 6:30 PM  Legislative Matters Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Sep 16, 2014 6:00 PM  Legislative Matters Committee Committee Meeting

See 196362 (above).

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Oct 14, 2014 6:00 PM  Legislative Matters Committee Committee Meeting

Solicitor Wright informed the members that the Board of Aldermen does not have the authority to set fees or charges for FOIA requests. That authority lies with executive branch.

RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED