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EXECUTIVE SESSION MUST BE LISTED ON SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

May 19, 2022

Executive sessions must be specifically listed on the agenda for special meetings. The Williston Parks & Recreation District Board violated the open meetings laws because the meeting notice did not state that the only agenda item would be discussed in an executive session.


RECORDING OF EXECUTIVE SESSION IS PROTECTED

May 19, 2022

An executive session not only protects the closed or confidential records but also the governing body’s discussion of those protected records.


ANNOUNCEMENT MUST INCLUDE SPECIFIC LEGAL AUTHORITY FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION

May 13, 2022

When it voted to go into executive session for attorney consultation, the Stark County Commission failed to first announce the specific legal authority for holding the executive session. The Commission must amend its minutes to state the legal authority.


NORTH DAKOTA PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL SERVICE

May 10, 2022

BISMARCK, ND – Tomorrow marks the beginning of National Police Week (May 11-17, 2022), and North Dakota’s sixty-six fallen peace officers will be remembered and honored during public events at the State Capitol and in communities across the state.


CONSUMER FRAUD COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST GLASSER IMAGES AND JACK GLASSER

May 3, 2022

Attorney General Drew Wrigley today filed a civil action against Glasser Images, LLC and its owner, Jack Glasser, for allegedly defrauding consumers and subcontractors in multiple states, including North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Colorado.


WRIGLEY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL

April 28, 2022

Attorney General Drew Wrigley has appointed Claire Ness as the Deputy Attorney General. 


CITY FAILED TO PREPARE AND POST NOTICE OF MEETING

April 6, 2022

The City of Benedict prepared an agenda for a regular meeting but failed to prepare and post a meeting notice. The city has remedied the violation by preparing detailed minutes of the meeting and publishing those minutes in the newspaper.


BOARD AUTHORITY TO HOLD SUBSEQUENT PUBLIC AUCTION

March 25, 2022

The Board of University & School Lands has authority to lease previously unleased lands through a subsequent public auction, and any such auction must be held at the county seat in the county where the land to be leased is situated.


AFFORDABLE FLOORING BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

March 11, 2022

Attorney General Drew H. Wrigley announced that Matthew Holden, doing business as Affordable Flooring, has been banned from doing business in the state of North Dakota.


ATTORNEY GENERAL DREW H. WRIGLEY

February 9, 2022

Drew H. Wrigley was sworn in today as the state’s 30th Attorney General.