'Virtual' Meetings are Inefficient and Violate the Sunshine Act
– OPINION –
Last updated 10/20/2020 at 10:56am
By Regis Nale
Hollidaysburg Community Watchdog
We all remember the anxiety and dread we felt when COVID-19 began entering the news cycle and as lockdowns and restrictions were placed on the county. We obeyed the rules no matter what color the county was. But now that we have been "green" for months and we are still carrying out inefficient virtual meetings, it is critical that we make the switch to in-person meetings. To indefinitely continue virtual-only meetings is to violate the Sunshine Act. The Pennsylvania Sunshine Act, 65 Pa.C.S. §§ 701-716, requires agencies to deliberate and ta...