Effective Electronic Public Meetings - Presentation
Monday, May 17, 2021
During the May DCCVA meeting, members heard a presentation from Paul Ferguson, Assistant Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Office of Open Government, and Andrew T. Phillips, Attorney, von Briesen & Roper, S.C., outside general counsel for the Wisconsin Counties Association, on the subject of "Effective Electronic Public Meetings."
The presenters provided information about holding virtual governmental meetings during and after the pandemic. Topics included:
  • Purpose of the open meetings law
  • Past and current DOJ guidance on conducting remote meetings
  • DOJ advisories regarding conducting open meetings during the pandemic
  • An overview of the types of open meetings law inquiries DOJ has received during the pandemic
  • Best practices
  • Practical pointers - running an electronic meeting
  • Closed sessions in a virtual environment
Click here to see the PowerPoint handout.
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