Lohud 10/11/17: Court Rules ER School Board Breached Open Meetings Law

E. Ramapo breached Open Meetings Law, court says

A May 2014 vote by the East Ramapo school board to ax 20 bus driver positions has been reversed by a state Supreme Court judge who ruled the district breached the Open Meetings Law by discussing the cuts behind closed doors prior to acting.

In an Oct. 5 decision, Judge Rolf Thorsen in New City vacated the district’s motion to eliminate the positions, writing that the school board did not adequately justify why it did not address the layoffs in public.

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