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Boelter v. Board of Selectmen of Wayland

SJC-12353
Argue Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017
*Summary:   Open Meeting Law—Whether the transmission of performance evaluations by members of the Board of Selectmen to the Chair regarding the Town Administrator prior to a Board meeting constituted a violation of the Open Meeting Law.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Board of Selectm Wayland
Counsel for Appellant: Mark J. Lanza, Esquire
Appellee: Mary Alice Boelter
Counsel for Appellee: George H. Harris, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Middlesex Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Dennis J. Curran, J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
Amici Curiae: Attorney General, Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Hal Abrams Kim Abrams Karen Silva

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