If you need to get information about your state or local government what do you do? What is the proper way to request information so that you get answers in a timely fashion? What are the responsibilities of the township, municipality, county or state government to give you information. What are the consequences if the government will not supply you with your requests. Also discussed will be the Open Meetings--under what conditions can public officials meet. What are the requirements for notification of meetings, what are the responsibilities of public officials.
Attorney Curt Hartman, an expert on Ohio's Sunshine Laws, who has litigated many, many Ohio cases, will present a comprehensive overview of the very important Open Records and Open Meetings act. If you don't know this law you must take this class.
Ohio Open Records and Sunshine Laws is a Virtual Class on www.InstantPresenter.com, or you can attend the class at Symmes Township Branch Library. The codes for participating in this class on-line from you home will be posted on www.empoweruohio.org 6 hours before the class begins. We are limited to the first 100 people loging on to this class so sign-on early.