COVID-19 and Zoom: Complying with Open Meetings Act and protecting against ‘Zoom bombers’

COVID-19 and Zoom: Complying with Open Meetings Act and protecting against ‘Zoom bombers’ By: Randall Levine Randalllevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – April 3, 2020 — WWMT Channel 3 in Kalamazoo recently ran a story about how government bodies are using video chat platforms, like Zoom, to conduct meetings during the nation’s COVID-19 crisis and still comply with […]

Circuit Court ruled Kalamazoo commissioners ‘jumped the gun’ in attempt to condemn a family cottage in Prairie View park, violated Open Meetings Act

Kalamazoo Circuit Court judge rules commissioners ‘jumped the gun’ in attempt to condemn a family property, MLive & WKZO report KALAMAZOO, MICH. – Dec. 21, 2019 — A Kalamazoo County Circuit Court judge ruled county commissioners violated the Open Meetings Act and “jumped the gun” in an attempt to condemn a family-owned lakefront property inside […]