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*New Credits Added!
In cooperation with the New Jersey Government Records Council
“A Review of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA)”
Friday, June 20, 2014
Deptford Recreational Center
52 Montague Lane
Woodbury, NJ 08096

Registration Form - WORD or PDF

This seminar will assist the public, local government employees, governing bodies, departments, boards and commissions to better understand the mandatory requirements of the Open Public Records Act, as well as recent rulings by the Government Records Council and NJ Superior Court that affect the disclosure of government records. 

Topics discussed will include:

  • An overview of the Open Public Records Act;
  • An overview of the Government Records Council’s function and services provided to requestors and custodians;
  • Discussion of procedure for submitting an OPRA request;
  • Discussion of procedure for custodians’ routine handling of OPRA requests;
  • Discussion of common OPRA issues/exemptions and how they impact a custodian’s response to a request;
  • Discussion of significant GRC and court decisions affecting access to government records; and
  • Question and answer session. 

8:30a.m. - 9:00a.m. Sign-in, Coffee & Networking
9:00a.m.-10:15a.m.- An overview of OPRA and the GRC
10:15a.m.-10:30 a.m.-Networking Break
10:30a.m.-12:30p.m.- Issue/Exemptions, and Court Decisions that affect OPRA

Presiding Mayor:

Mayor Paul Medany, Mayor of Deptford Township (June 20)

Dawn R. SanFilippo, Esq, Senior Counsel, New Jersey Government Records Council

REGISTRATION FEE:      Member Rate:    $55.00* Non-Member:          $75.00
*Member rate applies to: Municipalities, State, County, and Municipal Utilities & Authorities. 

-Go to the date you are attending
-Download registration form, complete and either e-mail it to or fax it with your voucher to (609) 695-0151
-Questions about registering – contact Suzanne Delany  or
609-695-3481 extn 111

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