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Delaware Department of Justice
Attorney General
Kathy Jennings

 Archived Posts From:  June 2014

14-IB03 06/16/14 FOIA Opinion Letter to Mr. Morse, Ms. Roe and Ms. Wallace re: FOIA Complaint Concerning the Newark Board of Adjustment

The Complainant alleged the Board of Adjustment of the City of Newark (“Board”) held an “open meeting” in violation of the Freedom of information Act (“FOIA”) because it failed to provide a facility for a hearing that was large enough to accommodate all who wished to attend. The meeting had been moved to the auditorium at Newark High School. Held: the size of the venue chosen was “reasonable.” Public comment was not allowed or required in any event.

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