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E.W. Scripps Co. v. City of Maysville 61.823 To be entitled to notice of special meetings, a newspaper must show that it serves a limited geographical area and that its coverage of news in a particular city or county is regular and intensive. E.W. Scripps Co. v. Maysville, 790 S.W.2d 450, 1990 Ky. App. LEXIS 71 (Ky. Ct. App. 1990) (decided under prior law). Link
E.W. Scripps Co. v. City of Maysville 61.823 A newspaper was entitled, upon request, to receive notice of special commission meetings called by a city which was located within the 12-county region in which the newspaper was distributed; the newspaper was ruled a local newspaper with general circulation because of its limited distribution region and because it gathered and reported economic, educational, sports, human interest, government and court news at the local level. E.W. Scripps Co. v. Maysville, 790 S.W.2d 450, 1990 Ky. App. LEXIS 71 (Ky. Ct. App. 1990) (decided under prior law). Link
Floyd County Board of Education v. Ratliff 61.815 Injunction was proper under KRS 61.848 — even without a showing that petitioners had no adequate remedy at law — when a school board violated the Open Meeting Law by discussing a personnel reorganization plan in closed “executive” meetings; the preparation-for-litigation exception would not apply to mere discussion of whether dismissed administrators might sue the board. Also, the board failed to adhere to this section, which requires that, before going into a closed session, a public body must state the exact exception it relies on to go into a closed meeting. Floyd County Bd. of Educ. v. Ratliff, 955 S.W.2d 921, 1997 Ky. LEXIS 145 (Ky. 1997). Link
Jefferson Cty. Bd. of Ed. v. Courier-Journal 61.815 In order to fully comply with KRS 61.810(2) and subsection (1) of this section notice of the county board of education of the business intended to be discussed in a closed session should contain information that the board of education intends to conduct an executive session for the purpose of discussing the sale or acquisition of real property and that the reason for privacy is due to the fact that publicity at the deliberation stage might be likely to affect the value instead of merely saying that the business to be discussed was “property and negotiations.” Jefferson County Board of Education v. Courier-Journal, 551 S.W.2d 25, 1977 Ky. App. LEXIS 693 (Ky. Ct. App. 1977). Link
Jefferson Cty. Bd. of Ed. v. Courier-Journal 61.815 Notice given in open meeting preparatory to closed session that the closed meeting would be held to discuss “property and negotiations” was not sufficient compliance with the requirement of notice of subsection (1) of this section for the term “property” fails to reveal whether it is real or personal, for purchase or for sale or whether publicity would affect its value. Jefferson County Board of Education v. Courier-Journal, 551 S.W.2d 25, 1977 Ky. App. LEXIS 693 (Ky. Ct. App. 1977). Link
Jefferson Cty. Bd. of Ed. v. Courier-Journal 61.815 This section instructs that notice of a closed session must come prior to every such session in the regular open meeting and must supply the general nature of the business to be considered and the reason for the secrecy. Jefferson County Board of Education v. Courier-Journal, 551 S.W.2d 25, 1977 Ky. App. LEXIS 693 (Ky. Ct. App. 1977). Link
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