Endangered Data Week

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Endangered Data A healthy democracy relies on an active and informed citizenry, which in turn depends on transparent government and open access to information. Today, this reality is under constant threat, whether from the fragile nature of digital data or the ongoing risk that information can be easily removed from the public domain. Threats like these demand a greater awareness and accountability …

2013 Public Notice Website changes explained

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     When the Utah Public Notice Website (UPNW) was launched in 2008, government agencies were required to post on the site only notices and meeting agenda prior to open and public meetings. The requirement of what “public information” must be posted has been expanded.      Website enhancements now permit public bodies to attach approved minutes, audio recordings, and other materials …

Public Notice Website: Registering and Posting

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Public Notice Website Registering and Posting Utah’s public bodies are required to post notices of open meetings and other public notices on the Public Notice Website. Previously, municipalities, local districts, and special service districts with an annual budget of less than $1,000,000 were exempt from posting notices of public meetings, although they were encouraged to do so. As of January 1, …