01-20-2009 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #8


Title
Increased Transparency for Government Agencies

Discussion

Attorney General, Bill McCollum has urged every government agency to make increased transparency a New Year's resolution for 2009.  The Florida Constitution provides that the public has the right to know how government officials spend taxpayer dollars and make decisions affecting citizens' lives.



Recommendation

Recognize Attorney General, Bill McCollum's resolution of support for increased transparency for government agencies.



Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 1/20/2009

Authority for Action
F.S. 1001.41

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact
Christine Davis, Acting Director of District Communications, x795


Attachment:  LETTER BILL MCCOLLUM_20090106130633.pdf
Attachment:  Transparency Resolution of Jan 20 2009.pdf