HOW MUCH TIME IS NECESSARY FOR NOTICE GIVEN BY A SPECIAL MEETING??

Except in the case of emergency or special meetings, notice should be provided at least 7 days prior to the meeting. Emergency sessions should be afforded the most appropriate and effective notice under the circumstances.
4. Special meetings should have no less than 24 and preferably at least 72 hours reasonable notice to the public. See Yarbrough v. Young, 462 So. 2d 515 (Fla. 1st DCA 1985) (three days notice of special meeting deemed adequate) and Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, No. 502008CA027882 (Fla. 15th Cir. Ct. December 8, 2010), per curiam affirmed, 79 So. 3d 36 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012) (no violation of Sunshine Law where notice of special meeting held on Monday September 15 was posted at city hall and faxed to the media on Friday September 12, and members of the public [including the media] attended the meeting).

RIGHT OUT OF THE GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE MANUAL. Is Stacy trying to set Helen up? If not then lack of prior planning on Stacy’s part is not a reason to break the Sunshine Law.

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