Beth Mason in likely Open Meetings Act violation with Monday meeting

According to the NJ Open Meetings Act, a body such as the Hoboken City Council must provide 48 hours notice before holding a meeting fulfilling several requirements.

Included among them is 48 hours written notice with complete details including the agenda of the meeting to the extent known.

Another essential aspect required is the public meeting notice must be transmitted to two newspapers and published in advance of the 48 hours.  The letter Beth Mason sent to the City was on Friday with the Jersey Journal included in the distribution.

Without two publicly advertised ads published on Friday, Beth Mason’s call for a Monday meeting is a violation of this provision.

A voicemail to Beth Mason questioning this remains outstanding.  Should she respond this story will be updated.

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