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How to Hold an Open Meeting During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The West Virginia Open Meetings Act (the “Act”)1 continues to apply to all public agencies. Because of the mandated social distancing, meetings may be required to be conducted telephonically, via live audio, or visual streaming. This is permissible under the Act, provided the public may also attend. This applies to a governing body’s emergency, special, and regular meetings.

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