Minnesota Department of Administration Advisory Opinion Feed http://www.ipad.state.mn.us en-us Minnesota Policy Analysis Division http://ipad.state.mn.us/ui/logo1.gif http://www.ipad.state.mn.us MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 17-005 2017-6-22 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2017/17005.html The School Board of Independent School District 2154, Eveleth-Gilbert, did not comply with the OML when four of members of the Board sent a letter to a commissioner of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB). MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 17-003 2017-4-26 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2017/17003.html The Commissioner cannot determine whether the Birchwood Village City Council complied with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13D, by providing the statement on the record before going into closed session during the September 8, 2015, meeting as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.01, subd. 3. The Birchwood Village City Council did not comply with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13D when it closed a portion of the September 8, 2015, meeting on the basis of the attorney-client privilege exception pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.05, subdivision 3(b). MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 17-004 2017-4-26 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2017/17004.html The Commissioner cannot determine whether the Birchwood Village City Council complied with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13D, by providing the statement on the record before going into closed session during the September 8, 2015, meeting as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.01, subd. 3. The Birchwood Village City Council did not comply with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13D when it closed a portion of the September 8, 2015, meeting on the basis of the attorney-client privilege exception pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.05, subdivision 3(b). MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 17-002 2017-4-18 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2017/17002.html MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 17-001 2017-3-22 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2017/17001.html MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 16-006 2016-11-16 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16006.html MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 16-005 2016-07-15 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16005.html 1. The Westfield Township Board of Supervisors complied with Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.04, regarding a March 31, 2015, meeting. 2. The Supervisors complied with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13D, because the record does not show that they met outside a noticed meeting and agreed not to implement any planning or zoning ordinance. 3. The Supervisors did not comply with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13D, when two members (a quorum) attended a county planning commission meeting and heard and discussed matters also before the Board.  MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 16-004 2016-06-29 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16004.html Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13, and federal law, Independent School District 706, Virginia, would improperly disclose private educational data if it included the names and other data related to individual case managers in a job posting to District paraprofessionals bidding for assignments.  MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 16-002 2016-06-22 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16002.html The Moorhead City Council complied with Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.05, subdivision 3(a), regarding its summary of the City Manager’s performance evaluation at the March 31, 2016, special meeting. MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 16-003 2016-06-22 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16003.html The Motley City Council complied with the Open Meeting Law, Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13D, when it closed a special meeting on March 21, 2016, on the basis of attorney-client privilege, Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.05, subdivision 3(b).  MN IPAD:Advisory Opinion 16-001 2016-02-18 MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16001.html The data in the Notice of Proposed Removal, required under Minnesota Statutes, section 123B.09, that Independent School District 911, Cambridge-Isanti, sent to a School Board member who is also a former employee of the District, are public. MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16001.pdf MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16002.pdf MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16003.pdf MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16004.pdf MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16-005.pdf MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16005.pdf MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2016/16006.pdf MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2017/17005.pdf MN Information Policy Analysis Division /opinions/2017/17-002.pdf