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DSS board must abide by open meetings law, even if members don’t ‘agree’

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The Brunswick County Board of Social Services either doesn’t know the law or is consciously choosing to ignore it—both of which are unacceptable. 

We expect any community member who serves on a public board to know the North Carolina Open Meetings Law. 

We certainly expect the board’s attorney, Gary Shipman, who is billing the county $275 an hour, to know the open meetings law as well as advise board members of it if they do not know it. 


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