Citizens Arrest for Open Meeting Violation
THE WHOLE BOARD was place under a citizens arrest by a resident of Clark County IL. The board members would not let him speak which a violation of the Open Meeting Law. The resident made a citizens arrest. He called 911 and a deputy came out and arrested them all.
The Open Meeting laws are not taken seriously. They seem at first benign. When it comes to a violation being enforced it proves to be nothing but.
Not only on this case where the committee members taken to the police station but later had to appear in Superior court before a judge. A public servant can be fined to as much as $500.
The Government does not want to fine our public servants but when they willfully do not comply with these laws they are are forced to do so.
You can not pick and chose what laws to comply.