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AG Opinion 7300 of 2017 Regarding FOIA

Township FOIA Coordinators should be aware that the Attorney General recently issued an opinion letter stating that a public body must fulfill a request to produce records using a best efforts estimate that is “reasonably accurate.” Response as t…
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Personal notes prepared and kept by a township trustee are not public records and are not subject to disclosure under FOIA

The Michigan Court of Appeals held recently that a township trustee’s personal notes, taken during township meetings but used for purely personal purposes and not shared with other township officials were not public records.   Therefore, the town…
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