March 23, 2020–The Division of Local Government Services has issued updated guidance concerning virtual meetings during the current public health crisis. The NEW Guidance offers extensive information on the conduct of public meetings and includes the following statement:

“In light of the Governor’s issuance of Executive Order 107, we have been strongly encouraged to conduct all public meetings subject to the Open Public Meetings Act exclusively using communications equipment (e.g., telephonic conference call-in connections, internet streaming, etc.) for the foreseeable future without providing a physical meeting placeIssued March 23, 2020.